CALS in the News for the Week of May 9-13

In the News

Chequamegon-Nicolet Sequesters Carbon, Researchers Say
Ashland Current 5/11/2011
Quoted: Scott Peckham, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Stith Tom Gower, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Stoughton struggles to keep Norwegian heritage alive
Wisconsin State Journal 5/12/2011
Quoted: Dan Veroff, Applied Population Laboratory

More potential for soil compaction this spring, ‘traffic control’ will safeguard yields this fall
Agri-View 5/12/2011
Quoted: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

Adjustments in planting plans likely needed by some
Agri-View 5/12/2011
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Be on lookout for black cutworm, also newcomer pests
Agri-View 5/12/2011
Quoted: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

Great garden ideas on display May 14 at UW Family Horticulture Day
Agri-View 5/12/2011
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

New ‘corn atlas’ shows which genes are active during each stage of plant growth
Agri-View 5/12/2011
Quoted: Rajandeep Sekhon, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Quoted: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy

Badger Dairy Club Members Honored for Achievements
Wisconsin Ag Connection  05/12/2011
Mentioned: Badger Dairy Club members/advisers

‘Better than Michigan’
Country Today 5/12/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Extension officials prefer to keep UW System whole
Country Today 5/12/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: John Schutske, Director, Associate Dean, UW-Extension

Forage specialist: GMO alfalfa safe in Wisconsin
Country Today 5/12/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

CaseIH provides equipment to ag stations
Country Today 5/12/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: William Tracy, Interim Dean, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Quoted: Dwight Mueller, Director, Wisconsin Agricultural Research Stations

State turns to wasps in fight against ash borer
Country Today 5/12/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: Ken Raffa, Entomology

Census shows big jump in women-led families in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal 5/12/2011
Quoted: Katherine Curtis, Community and Environmental Sociology

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

Wis. turns to wasps in fight against ash borer
Chicago Tribune 5/6/2011
Quoted: Ken Raffa, Entomology

‘Buy Local’ state grants are on the chopping block
The Capital Times 5/7/2011
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW professor emeritus Jerry Apps discusses Boundary Waters
Wisconsin State Journal 5/8/2011
Quoted: Jerry Apps, Rural Sociology (Emeritus)

In the battle against aquatic invasive species, Wisconsin bait shops are on the front line
Media NewsWire 5/12/2011
Quoted: Brett Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Momentum building for state wolf hunt
Wisconsin State Jouranl 5/10/2011
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Cold-water fish workshop planned in Bayfield, Red Cliff
Green Bay Press Gazette 5/9/2011
Mentioned: UW-Madison Aquaculture Program, Animal Science

UW, aquaculture group to offer fish workshop
Beaumont Enterprise (TX)  5/9/2011
Mentioned: UW-Madison Aquaculture Program, Animal Science

Local Gardeners Brave Unusual Weather
Channel 3000 Madison 5/10/2011 (Video)
Quoted: Ed Lyon, Horticulture, Allen Centennial Gardens

CDC: Over 50? Heat cold cuts to 165 degrees to avoid listeria
USA Today Life 5/6/2011
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

Of Interest

Scientists Find a ‘Toolbox’ to Develop More Disease-Resistant Wheat
The New York Times 5/12/2011

Crop Damage From Weather Growing as Cost of Grains Advances
Bloomberg 5/9/2011