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CALS in the News for the Week of August 22 – 26

News Items

Irrigation’s impact on global carbon uptake
News Release 8/25/2011
Quoted: Mutlu Ozdogan, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Western corn rootworm resistance turns up in Iowa
Agri-View 8/25/2011
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

Poverty and national parks: decades-long study in Uganda finds surprising relationship
CALS News 8/22/2011
Quoted: Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Poverty and national parks: decade-long study finds surprising results
News Release 8/23/2011
Quoted: Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Organic field day on Aug. 30: Using a “killed mulch” to manage weeds in corn
CALS News 8/18/2011
Quoted: Erin Silva, Agronomy

Corn, Soybean Trials Highlight At Agronomy Field Day
Wisconsin Agriculturist 8/22/2011
Mentioned: Vince Davis, Agronomy
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: David Moll, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Cropp:  Class III Milk Price Likely Peaked in July
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/23/2011
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

 

Cheers to the Headline of the Week!

Das bayerische Geheimnis
Sueddeutsche.de 8/23/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Cerveja: descoberto o ancestral da “loirinha”
Boas Noticias 8/25/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

On Campus: Cool discoveries out of UW-Madison — beer origins and foot- powered cell phones
Wisconsin State Journal 8/24/2011
Mentioned: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Heady Discoveries 
The Economist 8/24/2011
Mentioned: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Beer mystery solved: a yeast voyage and the birth of lager (Audio, 3:14)
Public Radio International 8/23/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Secret of lager production discovered in Patagonia
Irish Times 8/23/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Lager’s Key Yeast May Have Come From Argentina
NPR 8/23/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Scientists Solve Lager Beer Mystery, Crack Yeast’s DNA Code
International Business Times 8/23/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Scientists find lager beer’s missing link – in Patagonia
LA Times 8/23/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Beer mystery solved! Yeast ID’d!
MSNBC 8/22/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

500 years ago, yeast’s epic journey gave rise to lager beer
News Release 8/22/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Lager-brewing yeast identified in Argentina
BBC News 8/23/2011
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

 

Of Interest

U.S. Farmers Rely on Internet More and More: Department of Agriculture Report
Huffington Post 8/26/2011

Revised Rules on Financial Conflicts
Inside Higher Ed 8/24/2011

Grass Roots: Health workers plant oases in ‘food desert’
Capitol Times 8/21/2011

Life on the Land (Video, 3:53)
Wisconsin State Journal

$103M to expand broadband Internet in rural U.S.
Chicago Tribune 8/22/2011

Walker Seeks Ag Disaster Declaration for Eight Counties
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/22/2011

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