CALS in the News for the Week of March 28 – April 1

In the News

Thirteen Recently Tenured UW-Madison Faculty Named Romnes Fellows
University Releases 3/29/2011
Mentioned: Aseem Ansari, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Francisco Pelegri, Genetics

Technology reduces costly mistakes, aids efficiency
Green Bay Press Gazette 3/27/2011
Quoted: Jeremy Foltz, Ag and Applied Economics

Niche markets help drive state’s agriculture economy
Superior Telegram 3/30/2011
Quoted: Steve Deller, Ag and Applied Economics

‘Not for the weak of heart’: Grape production is growing in popularity, but it’s not an easy venture
The Country Today 3/30/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Rebecca Harbut, Horticulture

Bombs away: Angry wasps airdrop intruders
CBS News 3/30/2011
Quoted: Robert Jeanne, Entomology

Of Interest

Corn Planting to Rise as Farmers Chase High Prices
Wall Street Journal 3/31/2011

Food prices: Fact, fiction and the farmer’s true share
Agri-View 3/30/2011

High food prices keep millions in Asia-Pacific in poverty – UN
UN News Center 3/31/2011