CALS in the News: August 23-27, 2010

News Items

Climate change not all bad for farmers? There are positives, negatives to warming trend
Portage Daily Register 8/20/10
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agriculture

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

Plants give up some deep secrets of drought resistance
University of Wisconsin-Madison 8/23/10
Quoted: Michael Sussman, Biochemistry

Growing drought-tolerant crops inching forward
EurekAlert 8/25/10
Mentioned: George Phillips, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Craig Bingman, Biochemistry

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

Wisconsin cranberry marshes grow optimism, sustainability
Agri-View 8/25/10
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture
Mentioned: Jack Perry, Entomology

Dean focusing on adding organic agriculture to curriculum
Agri-View 8/25/10
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS Dean
Mentioned: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

Co-op dairy plan critiqued at forum
The Country Today 8/25/10
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Rome residents discuss potato farm
Wausau Daily Herald 8/26/10
Mentioned: Alvin J. Bussan, Horticulture

More butterflies take flight this summer
New Richmond News 8/27/10
Quoted: Kyle Johnson, Entomology

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

Soy Glue: healthy alternative for composite wood
The Why Files, 8/26/10