CALS in the News for the Week of May 16-20

News Items

Agriculture/Life Sciences at UF gets new dean
The Gainesville Sun 5/17/2011
Quoted: Teri Balser, Soil Science

Mastitis costs can be reduced with knowledge
Agri-View 5/19/2011
Quoted: Pamela Ruegg, Diary Science

Phil Pellitteri: Crop eating stink bug alert
CALS News 5/20/2011 (Audio, 3:09)
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Equipment lease benefits Agriculture Research Station
Marshfield News Herald 5/13/2011
Quoted: Mike Bertram, Agriculture Research Station

‘Atlas’ Shows Corn Gene Expression Information
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 5/18/2011
Quoted: Rajandeep Sekhon, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Quoted: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy

‘Raising a flag of caution’
Country Today 5/18/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: Ray Cross, Chancellor, UW-Extension, UW Colleges

Breakfast for 5,000
Country Today 5/18/2011 (subscription)
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course

‘Little Oscar’ inducted into Meat Industry Hall of Fame
Watertown Daily Times 5/13/2011
Mentioned: UW-Madison Muscle Biology Lab

Managed Forest Law Recommendations Headed To Legislature
Ashland Current 5/14/2011
Quoted: Mark Rickenbach, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest

Kansas Wheat Specialist Getting Lots of Reports of Premature Wheat Plant Death This Week
Oklahoma Farm Report 5/17/2011

Wheat Damage Claims in Kansas May Signal Worse U.S. Harvest Than Forecast
Bloomberg 5/17/2011

Deere Raises Forecast on Crop Rally
Bloomberg 5/18/2011