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CALS in the News: August 30 – September 3


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9 new stalk-chopping corn heads
Farm Industry News 8/31/10
Quoted: Matt Digman, Biological Systems Engineering
http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-stalk-chopping-corn-heads-0901/

UW-Madison ag dean sees challenges, opportunities
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/1/10
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS Dean
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/farm/article_0d572d6a-b5db-11df-bd33-001cc4c03286.html

Farmer dies by electrocution
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/1/10
Mentioned: Brian Krull, past president of Farm and Industry Short Course
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/farm/article_ddf1b7c4-b5db-11df-94c6-001cc4c03286.html

Late blight spreads to 13 Wisconsin counties
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/1/10
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/farm/crops/article_3da505fa-b5db-11df-89ae-001cc4c03286.html

Lodging could hinder corn harvest
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/1/10
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/farm/crops/article_0498e9c6-b5da-11df-bb40-001cc4c03286.html

Tips offered to improve tractor fuel efficiency
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/1/10
Mentioned: Matt Digman, Biological Systems Engineering
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/farm/article_f3964848-b5da-11df-b018-001cc4c03286.html

Pioneer talks crops
Agri-View 9/2/10
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/09/02/crop_news/crops04.txt

Dierickx joins Filament Marketing
Agri-View 9/2/10
Mentioned: Jenny Dierickx, B.S. ’05 Agricultural Journalism
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/09/02/capitol_news/ag_briefs/agbrief03.txt

Interning at the Capitol: More than just a resume builder
Agri-View 9/2/10
Mentioned: CALS
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/09/02/capitol_news/news01.txt

Sweet corn season is only the beginning for students
Agri-View 9/2/10
Mentioned: UW Agronomy Research stations
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/09/02/crop_news/crops02.txt

Crop science scholars learn about corn and wheat research in Mexico
Agri-View 9/2/10
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/09/02/crop_news/crops01.txt

Ford Runge to give public lecture Sept. 17
Gustavus Adolphus News 9/2/10
Mentioned: Ford Runge, Ph.D. ’81, Agricultural Economics
http://news.blog.gustavus.edu/2010/09/02/ford-runge-to-give-public-lecture-on-sept-17/

USAID’s Bolivia mission gets a new director
USAID press release 9/3/10
Quoted: Wayne Nilsestuen, MS ’72 Agricultural Economics
http://www.usaid.gov/press/releases/2010/pr100903.html

Helping plants survive drought
Victoria Times Colonist 9/3/10
Quoted: Michael Sussman, Biochemistry
http://www.timescolonist.com/technology/Helping+plants+survive+drought/3477633/story.html

Of Interest

Help keep UW green
Badger Herald 9/2/10
http://badgerherald.com/oped/2010/09/01/help_keep_uw_green.php

Wheat Rises on Russian Export Ban; Mozambique Riots for Bread
Bloomberg 9/3/2010
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-03/wheat-in-chicago-gains-as-russian-extends-export-ban-as-much-as-11-months.html

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