CALS in the News for the Week of Mar. 21-25

In the News

Milk prices up, but it’s most likely the peak
Agri-View 3/24/2011
Authored by: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Navigating economic white-waters: Dairy farmers hear tips on surviving tough times
The Country Today 3/24/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Dave Kohl, Agricultural and Applied Economic

Heirloom Seeds or Flinty Hybrids?
New York Times 3/23/2011
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Interim Dean, Agronomy

UW-Madison sheep research spans statewide, budget repair bill could slice growth
Agri-View 3/24/2011
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Molly Jahn Named to International Commission
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/22/2011
Molly Jahn, Genetics

Producers boosting public confidence in cattle welfare
Agri-View 3/24/2011
Dick Cates, Soil Science

Raising Chickens 101 Workshop Scheduled
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/21/2011
Mentioned: Ron Kean, Animal Science

Cross Country: Badger Invitational shows interest of young people in farming
The Cap Times 3/24/2011
Quoted: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Of Interest

John Carter – Hope Ranch on Brazilian frontier
YouTube/TEDxTalks 3/16/2011

UW-RF food science major to be suspended
The Country Today 3/24/2011 (online subscription required)

Will Peak Corn Mean the End of Fertilizer Gains?
International Business Times 3/24/2011