CALS in the News: August 9-13, 2010

CALS in the News
News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Plenty of TLC went into Straits course

Sheboygan Press 8/9/2010
Quoted: Michael Lee, BS ’87 – Soil Science

When it’s hot, it’s hot, and on Thursday it will feel like it’s 100 degrees
Wisconsin State Journal 8/12/2010
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Field day offers organic vegetable production tips
Country Today 8/4/2010 (subscription)
Quoted: Erin Silva, Horticulture
Quoted: Judith Reith-Rozelle, West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Former WPS leader heads up agribusiness center
Country Today 8/11/2010
Quoted: Mike Kawleski, BS ’84 – Agricultural Journalism

Plastic waste disposal a challenge for farmers
Country Today 8/11/2010
Quoted: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

Farm-City Day to feature dairy, hog operations

Country Today 8/11/2010
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Annual UW-Madison Football Fire-Up Slated for September 18

Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/11/2010
Mentioned:  Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association


Media Newswire 8/12/2010
Quoted: Sarah Jacquart, Nutritional Sciences
Quoted: Dale Schoeller, Nutritional Sciences

Don’t deprive alfalfa of potassium
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 8/2010
Mentioned: UW Soil and Plant Analysis Lab

Students tackle tractor contest
Wisconsin Agriculturist 8/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison 1/4 scale tractor

Barn dance raises $26,000 to support CALS scholarships

Wisconsin Agriculturist 8/2010
Mentioned: Sue and Bob Crane, Burlington

Dairyland Youth Celebration Raises More Than $19,000 For Dairy Youth
Agri-View 8/11/2010
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science

Agronomy, Soils Field Day Aug. 25 at Arlington
Agri-View 8/11/2010
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Matt Digman, Biological Systems Engineering

Urban Horticultural Field Day Aug. 21 at West Madison Ag Research Station
Agri-View 8/11/2010
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

WALSAA Fire Up Annual Tailgate Party Sept. 18
Agri-View 8/11/2010
Mentioned: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Schlinsog Honored For 47 Years Judging Cheese at WI State Fair

Agri-View 8/11/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Center for Dairy Research

NMC to Address Milk Quality Challenges at Interactive Forum

Agri-View 8/11/2010
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Department of Dairy Science

Mosquito-repellent businesses battle bug explosion: Frequent rains keep eggs hatching and Wisconsinites itching
Superior Telegram 8/12/2010
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Of Interest

Cheese champs make a sharp comeback

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/11/2010

Wisconsin sweeps national sausage contest

Country Today 8/11/2010

Gulf of Mexico `Dead Zone’ Grows as Spill Impact Is Studied
Bloomberg 8/11/2010

Farmers Lean to Truce on Animals’ Close Quarters

New York Times 8/11/2010