CALS in the News for the Week of June 13-17

News Items

New website helps farmers pick safe times to spread manure
eCALS 6/15/2011
Mentioned: John Panuska, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Laura Good, Soil Science
Mentioned: Rick Wayne, Soil Science

Retail milk prices surge 12 percent last month, beef, pork also jump
Dairy Herd Management 6/15/2011
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Staying small
The Country Today 6/15/2011 (Online Subscription required)
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Institute promotes sustainable agriculture
Janesville Gazette 6/12/2011
Mentioned: UW Extension

UW-Madison students’ fruit drink mix wins first prize in food development contest
University News Release 6/15/2011
Mentioned: Food Sciences

Scientists probe DNA of E.coli for outbreak clues
Forbes 6/12/11
Quoted: Frederick Blattner, Genetics

Wasps to the rescue
Fox News 6/12/2011 (Video, 2:21)
Quoted: Ken Raffa, Entomology


Of Interest

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The Durango Telegraph 6/16/2011

Wisconsin Humane Society says state budget amendment exempts…
PolitiFact 6/15/2011

The White House Rural Council
Agri-View 6/16/2011

Potato growers sign Olympian as spokeswoman
The Country Today 6/15/2011 (Online Subscription required)

Cooperative Plus, Landmark Services Boards Vote to Merge
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/13/2011

Online Maps Posted to Aid Farmers with Manure Runoff Issues
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/15/2011