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CALS in the News – September 20-24

Bioenergy Center hires new officer
Badger Herald 9/20/10
Mentioned: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Curiosities: Are ‘baby’ carrots … baby carrots?
Wisconsin State Journal 9/21/10
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

NewsMakers: Matthew Keifer, M.D., M.P.H. 9/21/10
Mentioned: CALS

Crop insurances: tips during harvest, SURE deadlines
Agri-View 9/23/10
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Ag & Applied Economics

Landmark announces Moehn as Agronomy division manager
Agri-View 9/23/10
Mentioned: Dan Moehn, BS’86 Agricultural Economics, Dairy Science

NTC hosts bus to World Dairy Expo
Agri-View 9/23/10
Mentioned: UW Discovery Farms

National 4-H Dairy Conference in Madison next week
Agri-View 9/23/10
Mentioned: CALS

Transition planning topic of Breys’ virtual tour
Agri-View 9/23/10
Mentioned: Dave Kammel, Dairy Profitability

Under new management: World Beef Expo now coordinated by volunteers
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/22/10
Mentioned: Amy Radunz, Animal Science

It’s playtime: Corn maze, haunted forest among farm’s attractions
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/22/10
Quoted: Don Schuster, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Horse owners getting a big idea about bales
The Country Today (online subscription required) 9/22/10
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

The Week of the Corpse Flower

Corpse flower blooms on campus
Madison 9/21/10
Mentioned: D.C. Smith Greenhouse

On Campus: Stink alert! Corpse flower in bloom at University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal 9/21/10
Mentioned: D.C. Smith Greenhouse

‘Corpse Flower’ blooms on campus
Channel 9/22/10
Quoted: Johanna Oosterwyk, D.C. Smith Greenhouse Manager

Campus “corpse flower” poised to bloom
University of Wisconsin-Madison News 9/21/10
Mentioned: D.C. Smith Greenhouse

Corpse flower blooms on UW campus 9/22/10
Mentioned: Johanna Oosterwyk, D.C. Smith Greenhouse manager

Of Interest

Weaning Yourself from Diesel?
Wisconsin Agriculturist 9/16.2010

Cultivating a Better Universe
Huffington Post 9/22/2010

FDA Panel Supportive of Gene-Altered Salmon, but More Research Needed
The Wall Street Journal 9/21/2010

FDA advisors urge more study of genetically altered salmon
Los Angeles Times 9/21/2010

Fears over modified salmon voiced
The Washington Post 9/21/2010

Panel Leans in Favor of Engineered Salmon
The New York Times 9/20/2010

Secret places: Flesh-eating beetles on Bascom Hill
Wisconsin State Journal 9/2010