CALS in the News – Oct. 11 – 15, 2010

In the news…

Dairy farmers working together to get results
Agri-View 10/8/10
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis

Barn dance celebrates history, focuses on future of rural communities
Agri-View 10/8/10
Quoted: Jerry Apps, Continuing and Vocational Education

Pioneer talks crops
Agri-View 10/8/10
Mentioned: Jerry Doll, Agronomy

Three appointed to Wisconsin Farm Bureau Committee
Agri-View 10/8/10
Mentioned: Department of Continuing and Vocational Education

Dairy products auction sets record, at $42,540
Agri-View 10/8/10
Mentioned: Babcock Dairy Plant
Mentioned: UW-Madison Food Science Department

Three-part Steer to Steak workshop begins Nov. 16
Agri-View 10/8/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Animal Science

World Dairy Expo 2010 recap in Crowning Achievements, Golden Opportunities
Agri-View 10/8/10
Mentioned: Brian Coyne, CALS undergraduate
Mentioned: Chelsea Holschbach, CALS undergraduate

UW Badger Production Sale averages $215
Agri-View 10/8/10
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Tom still to write Sunday business commentary
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/9/10
Mentioned: Tom Still, Life Sciences Communication

Genetically altered corn helps nonmodified crop by killing pests
Media Newswire 10/11/10
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Ag & Applied Economics

Local event focused on food & faith 10/11/10
Mentioned: Jack Kloppenburg, Community and Environmental Sociology

Fair weather, high prices benefit farmers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/12/10
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Ag & Applied Economics

‘Steer to Steak’ workshop slated
The Country Today 10/13/10 (online subscription required)
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: UW-Madison Meat Science Laboratory

Soil, water management meetings slated
The Country Today 10/13/10 (online subscription required)
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Soil Science
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science
Mentioned: Matt Ruark, Soil Science
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science
Mentioned: Fred Madison, Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Mentioned: John Peters, Soil Science

Grummer joins Balchem as technical director
Agri-View 10/14/10
Quoted: Ric Grummer, BS’77 Dairy Science

Wastewater course scheduled
Agri-View 10/14/10
Mentioned: Dairy and Food Plant Wastewater Short Course

UW Program offers beginning farmers classes, mentoring near home
Agri-View 10/14/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course

CALS will honor six exemplary leaders at Oct. 21 banquet
Agri-View 10/14/10
Mentioned: Jerry Apps, Continuing and Vocational Education
Mentioned: Fritz Friday, BS’55 Food Science

Program offers beginning farmers classes near home
Wisconsin Agriculturist 10/14/10
Mentioned: Richard Cates, Soil Science
Quoted: Jennifer Taylor, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Workshop follows cattle from pasture to plate
Wisconsin Agriculturist 10/15/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Animal Science

Forever unhappy meal
CNN 10/15/10
Video Interview: John Lucey, Food Science

Of Interest

Alfalfa versus corn silage likened to Packers/Bears game
Agri-View 10/6/10

Putting Food First
Huffington Post 10/15/2010