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CALS in the News for the Week of August 29 – Sept 2

News Items

UW-Madison TAs return to class more financially stressed
Isthmus 9/1/2011
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Irrigation faces limited potential on global farming scale
Western Farm Press 9/2/2011
Quoted: Mutlu Ozdogan, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Crop irrigation may impact ground water balance
Agri-View 9/2/2011
Mentioned: Birl Lowery, Soil Science
Quoted: Fred Madison, Soil Science
Quoted: Bill Bland, Soil Science

New UW winter wheat trial results, tips for success
Agri-View 9/1/2011
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Agricultural Charter School Being Planned in Fox Lake
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/1/2011
Mentioned: CALS

Outagamie County cheese plant celebrates $2.5 million expansion
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The Country Today 8/31/2011
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Related: Visit Seymour Dairy Video 3:16
Quoted: John Jaeggi, Center for Dairy Research

UW-Madison Animal Sciences to Host Open House
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/30/2011
Mentioned: Department of Animal Sciences

On Wisconsin: Town successfully rids itself of termites
Wisconsin State Journal 8/28/2011
Mentioned: Department of Entomolgy

Increase Your Business Knowledge At Ag Enterprise Forum
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 8/25/2011
Mentioned: Steven Deller, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics


Of Interest

Mail-order potted citrus plant ripens into pickle of a problem
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/30/2011

Corn, Soybeans Surge as Dry Spell in Midwest Eroding U.S. Crop Prospects
Bloomberg 9/2/2011

Stealth health in the lunch line
Washington Post 9/1/2011

Women’s Ag Leadership Summit Slated for October 21
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/2/2011

Next Drought Victim: 2012 Wheat Crop?
AgWeb Farm Journal 8/31/2011