CALS in the News for the Week of May 2 – 6

In the News

DATCP: Workshops offered to prepare for a career in the meat industry
WisBusiness 5/3/2011
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

Economic Studies of Biofuels Paint Opposing Pictures in Gas Price Wars
The New York Times 5/3/2011
Quoted: Xiaodong (Sheldon) Du, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Genetics researcher selected for spot on national science group
The Badger Herald 5/4/2011
Quoted: Ching Kung, Genetics
Quoted: Michael Culbertson, Genetics

In the Battle Against Aquatic Invasive Species, Wisconsin Bait Shops are on the Front Line
University News Releases 5/5/11
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

UW-Madison Geneticist Elected to National Academy of Sciences
University News Releases 5/3/2011
Mentioned: Ching Kung

Scientists earns award for ag work
The Country Today 5/4/2011 (online subscription required)
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science

Laboski receives Extension award
Agri-View 5/5/2011
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science

N rate, preemerge weed control important this spring
Agri-View 5/5/2011
Quoted: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science

New Wisconsin’s Master Cheesemakers
Wisconsin Agriculturist 5/5/2011
Mentioned: Babcock Master Cheesemakers Program

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Honor UW Professor
Wisconsin Agriculturist 5/6/2011
Mentioned: Bill Wendorff, Food Science

Of Interest

Growing a business
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Clinton Calls on Nations for Agriculture Funding to Fight Rising Food Cost
Bloomberg 5/5/2011

Climate Change Wilts Farming Yields
Wired 5/6/2011

Lawmaker Calls for hearing Over Cuts in Ag Ed at Local Schools
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/6/2011