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CALS in the News: August 23-27, 2010

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Climate change not all bad for farmers? There are positives, negatives to warming trend
Portage Daily Register 8/20/10
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agriculture
http://www.wiscnews.com/portagedailyregister/news/local/article_07c3a82e-acdf-11df-a490-001cc4c03286.html

Field day to look at farm fuel costs
Portage Daily Register 8/22/10
Mentioned: Matt Dingman, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, CALS Dean
http://www.wiscnews.com/portagedailyregister/news/local/article_f5802890-ae6e-11df-9df7-001cc4c03286.html

Plants give up some deep secrets of drought resistance
University of Wisconsin-Madison 8/23/10
Quoted: Michael Sussman, Biochemistry
http://www.news.wisc.edu/18317

Growing drought-tolerant crops inching forward
EurekAlert 8/25/10
Mentioned: George Phillips, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Craig Bingman, Biochemistry
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-08/mcow-gdc082510.php

There’s a good chance milk prices could strengthen
Agri-View 8/25/10
Written by: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/08/26/dairy_news/dairy07.txt

Wisconsin cranberry marshes grow optimism, sustainability
Agri-View 8/25/10
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture
Mentioned: Jack Perry, Entomology
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/08/26/crop_news/crops01.txt

Dean focusing on adding organic agriculture to curriculum
Agri-View 8/25/10
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS Dean
Mentioned: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/08/26/crop_news/crops03.txt

Co-op dairy plan critiqued at forum
The Country Today 8/25/10
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/farm/dairy/article_f9bd34c0-b05d-11df-9959-001cc4c03286.html

Rome residents discuss potato farm
Wausau Daily Herald 8/26/10
Mentioned: Alvin J. Bussan, Horticulture
http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20100826/CWS03/308260132/Rome-residents-discuss-potato-farm

More butterflies take flight this summer
New Richmond News 8/27/10
Quoted: Kyle Johnson, Entomology
http://www.newrichmond-news.com/event/article/id/30177/

Of Interest

Farmers’ market challenge: Four foodies sent to four farmers’ markets in search of ingredients to make a meal
Wisconsin State Journal 8/27/10
http://host.madison.com/entertainment/dining/article_1156a9c0-8254-5398-9d35-cb1b8cd8d617.html

Soy Glue: healthy alternative for composite wood
The Why Files, 8/26/10
http://whyfiles.org/2010/old-new-glue-for-plywood-composites/

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