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CALS in the News for the Week of Jan. 24-28

In the News

Rhythmic Vibrations Guide Caste Development in Social Wasps
University News Release 1/24/2011
Quoted: Robert Jeanne, Entomology
Quoted: Sainath Suryanarayanan, Community and Environmental Sociology

Arlington Sheep Day to feature expansion opportunities
Agri-View 1/27/2011
Mentioned: Arlington Research Station

Two selected for service to cranberry industry
Mentioned: Molly Jahn

Good economic times cited as reason for reduced 2010 PEPS participation
Agri-View 1/27/2011
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Growing Interest: Market school participation increasing
The Country Today 1/26/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum

Experts show cautious optimism for Wisconsin agriculture in 2011
Agri-View 1/27/2011
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agriculture and Applied Economics

Stephenson hopeful, realistic about 2011 dairy outlook
Agri-View 1/27/2011
Quoted: Mark Stephenson

Survey: Farmers using less rBST; more have health insurance
The Country Today 1/26/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Brad Barham, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Analyst: 2011 milk prices to be slightly higher
The Country Today 1/26/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Economist: Sluggish economy limiting ag growth
The Country Today 1/26/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

Hog Prices Drop from 24-Year High on Signs Rally Was Overdone
Bloomberg 1/27/2011

U.S. Cattle Herd at Lowest SInce 1958 May Spur Beef-Price Surge
Bloomberg 11/28/2011

Study: Cows Done in by Bad Spuds
University News Release 1/28/2011