CALS in the News for the Week of July 11-15

News Items

E.coli’s genetic code has been hacked
New Scientist 7/14/2011
Quoted: Frederick Blattener, Genetics

Doug Reinemann to discuss the Green Cheese Project on July 19
eCALS 7/11/2011
Mentioned: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

The scoop on Babcock ice cream? It’s gone retro at organic Rennie’s
77 Square 7/13/2011
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Genetics
Quoted: Bill Klein, Food Science

Potato’s genome mapped, could spark cloning ‘gold rush’
Wired (UK) 7/11/2011
Quoted: Jiming Jiang, Horticulture

Landscape change leads to increase insecticide use in the Midwest
CALS News 7/11/2011
Quoted: Tim Meehan, Entomology
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Innovation marks UW-Madison contributions to vitamins, drugs, medical supplies
CALS News 7/6/2011
Quoted: Hector DeLuca, Biochemistry

Lyme disease on the rise in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/9/2011
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

UW-Madison Scientists Played Role in Potato Genome Project
News Release 7/10/2011
Quoted: Jiming Jiang, Horticulture
Mentioned: Marina Iovene, Horticulture

New Stink Bug Species Could Affect Farmers
Channel 3000 7/10/2011
Mentioned: Phil Peletteri, Entomology
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology


Of Interest

Improved outlook to fight against potato blight
Fox News Wausau 7/14/2011 (video, 1:37)

Record agriculture exports for first half of fiscal year 2011
Agri-View 7/13/2011

Chain restaurants will make children’s menu healthier 7/13/2011

Diary campaign suggests milk could help couples 7/13/2011

USDA seeks ways to boost farm-to-school programs 7/13/2011

Farm Technology Days Kicks-Off in Marathon County
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/12/2011

Sister Bay: Village Board considers backing Peninsular Research Station
Green Bay Press Gazette 7/12/2011

Humane Meat
Huffington Post 7/12/2011