CALS in the News for the Week of June 20- 24

News Items

UW-Madison expert to discus role of research in global food security
News Release 6/21/2011
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Genetics

UW student develop award-winning drink
WKOW 6/23/2011
Mentioned: Department of Food Science

New Extension Program Designed to Boost Dairy Herd Profitability
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/23/2011
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Ideal Calf Pens on Display During Farm Technology Days
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/21/2011
Mentioned: Ken Nordlund, Diary Science

Obituary for William “Bill” Hilsenhoff 6/16/2011
Mentioned: Bill Hilsenhoff, Entomology

Curiosities: How dangerous are the poisonous snakes of southwest Wisconsin?
Wisconsin State Journal 6/19/2011
Quoted: Scott Craven, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Census data shows more homes lead by single dads 6/19/2011
Quoted: Katherine Curtis, Community and Environmental Sociology


Of Interest

Roundup: Birth Defects Cause By World’s Top-Selling Weed Killer
Huffington Post 6/24/2011

Bill exempts researchers from animal cruelty cases
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 6/21/2011

Going to the ends of the earth to save food from extinction 6/22/2011

Does 4-H desensitize kids to killing 6/23/2011

Food — America’s Manifest Destiny
Huffington Post 6/19/2011

UN project shows how trees help halt desertification
BBC News 6/20/2011