CALS in the News for the Week of July 25-29

News Items

The Larry Meiller Show
WPR 7/28/2011 (audio)
Social Media
Interviewed: Don Stanley, Life Sciences Communication

UW-Madison: Kids at work — Contractor uses goats to clear hillside
WisBusiness 7/28/2011
Mentioned: John Harrington, Landscape Architecture

A Shared History and Future: UW-Madison and the Wisconsin State Fair 7/28/2011
Mentioned: CALS
Mentioned: Babcock ice cream

David Drake: bats and white nose syndrome
CALS News 7/29/2011 (Audio, 3:05)
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Carrie Loboski: The wandering element nitrogen
CALS News 7/22/2011 (Audio, 3:05)
Quoted: Carrie Loboski, Soil Science

Thanks to a wet 2010 summer, firefly population is up
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/27/2011
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Dairy Industry Divided Over ‘Safety Net’ Changes
Channel 3000 7/27/2011 (Video 2:23)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Japanese Beetles Invading New Areas, Eating Plants
Channel 3000 7/25/2011
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Cropp: Several Factors Aid in Keeping Milk Prices Higher in 2011
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/25/2011
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Novel gene increases yeast’s appetite for plant sugars
News Release 7/25/2011
Quoted: Dana Wohlbach, Genetics

Take 5: The Wisconsin Idea is alive and well
InBusiness 7/19/2011
Mentioned: UW-Madison Center for  Dairy Research

Low Water Lawns
Wisconsin Public Television 7/7/2011
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

Green Cheese Project offers incite, recommendations
Agri-View 7/27/2011
Quoted: Douglas Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering


Of Interest

“Land Grabs” in Agriculture: Fairer Deals Needed to Ensure Opportunities for Locals
Huffington Post 7/27/2011

The Permaculture Grows From Underground
NY Times 7/27/2011

A Professional Gardener on Shielding Plants From Stifling Heat
NY Times 7/27/2011

Global Milk Consumption Will Soar This Decade
Wisconsin Agriculturist 7/26/2011

Goats Clearing Brush on Campus
Channel 3000 7/27/2011

A talking plant? This one calls out to lure bats
MSNBC.COM 7/28/2011