CALS in the News for the week of April 11 – 15

In the News

DOE Under Secretary for Science visits UW-Madison
CALS News 4/15/2011
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

UW lands 4.9 million grant to study ‘food deserts’
The Cap Times 4/11/2011
Quoted: Stephen Ventura, Soil Science

Community and regional food systems study gets a boost from USDA
University Communications 4/11/11
Quoted: Stephen Ventura, Soil Science

UW-Madison awarded $5 million from USDA
Milwaukee Business Journal 4/12/2011
Quoted: Stephen Ventura, Soil Science

Panel: Sustainable ag will require cultural shift
The Country Today 4/13/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Dick Cates, Soil Science

Of Interest

Monsanto seeks investments in life sciences
Reuters 4/14/2011

Glob is in food danger zone: World Bank chief
The Wall Street Journal 4/14/2011

EPA Decides to Exclude Milk from Oil Spill Prevention Program
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/13/2011

High grain prices make CRP a tough choice for farmers
Billings Gazette 4/14/2011

Forest Products Lab to host Earth Day Open House – April 22
CALS News 4/6/2011