CALS in the News for the week of April 18 – 22

In the News

UW-Madison reconnects students with agriculture
Agri-View 4/21/2011
Mentioned: CALS student organizations

State hosts first digester training
The Country Today 4/20/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Sustainable ag will require cultural shift, panel says
The Country Today 4/20/2011 (online subscription required)
Quoted: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Hay: Know What You’re Buying and Selling
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/22/2011
Mentioned: Center for Diary Profitability

Wet ground, cool weather are keeping farmers out of fields
FDL Reporter 4/21/2011
Quoted: Mike Rankin, Soil Science

It’s a critical time for UW-Extension and colleges
Agri-View 4/21/2011
Quoted: Ray Cross, UW Extension

Of Interest

Drought-Fueled Cattle Sales May Ease Rising Beef Costs for Tyson
Bloomberg 4/20/2011

Vilsack: no correlation between food prices and ethanol
Delta Farm Press 4/21/2011

County Board holds off on taking UW-Madison stand
Portage Daily Register 4/20/2011

Midwest, Plains bankers: Agriculture helps economy
Chicago Tribune 4/21/2011