CALS in the News for the Week of September 19-23

In the News

Weather kept local mosquito population down
Wisconsin State Journal 9/23/2011
Quoted: Que Lan, Entomology

Innovation awards go to biochemist, micro-engineer at UW-Madison
UW News
Mentioned: Douglas Weibel, Biochemistry

Specialist: Farm Safety Should Be Practiced 365 Days Per Year
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/23/2011
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Healthy

Soybean frost, disease issues aired
Agri-View 9/22/2011
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Some corn took some frost last week: Now what?
Agri-View 9/22/2011
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Discover 9 Hot College Majors
U.S. News and World Report
Mentioned: Environmental Sciences major offered by CALS

Wisconsin Teams Fare Well at National Dairy Judging Contest
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/20/11
Mentioned: UW-Madison Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Team comprised of CALS undergraduates Abbey Wethal, Mitch Kappelman, Ryan O’Leary and Genevieve Dryak

Of Interest

Farm-Animal Prescriptions for U.S. Urged to Cut Drug Resistance in Humans
Bloomberg 9/19/2011

Livestock producers face ethanol makers over cost of corn
USA Today 9/18/2011

Wisconsin engineer, entrepreneur move ‘green’ diesel engine closer to market
UW News 9/19/2011

A first-of-its-kind study analyzes how much Madison area gardeners produce and why
Isthmus 9/15/2011