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CALS in the News: September 26–30

In the News

A helping hand: AgrAbility program celebrates 20 years of assisting farmers with disabilities
The Country Today 9/28/2011 (subscription)
Mentioned: Dick Straub, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: AgrAbility, a partnership of Biological Systems Engineering and other organizations

Nebraska, Wisconsin to Square Off in Ice Cream Battle
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/30/2011
Quoted: Bill Klein, Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

John Pagel, Stephen Diercks, Edward Jesse to be honored Oct. 13
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/29/2011
Mentioned: John Pagel, CALS Honorary Recognition Award Recipient
Mentioned: Stephen Diercks, CALS Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
Mentioned: Edward Jesse, Agricultural & Applied Economics professor emeritus, CALS Distinguished Service Award Recipient

Robotic technology among dairy expo seminar topics
The Country Today 9/28/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: Douglas Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

“Scientist for a Day” program promotes interest in research, science careers
CALS News podCALS audio 9/30/2011
Quoted: Nancy Betzold, Dairy Herd Manager, USDA Dairy Forage Research Center

UW researchers find genetic element necessary to corn domestication
Badger Herald 9/26/2011
Quoted: Justin Doebley, Genetics

Jumping Gene Enabled Key Step in Corn Domestication
UW News 9/25/2011
Quoted: Justin Doebley, Genetics

Curated with a scientist’s eye: UW biologist gives collection to MMOCA
Wisconsin State Journal 9/25/2011
Quoted: Bill McClain, Bacteriology professor emeritus
Quoted: John Mansfield, Bacteriology

UW study shows larger dairies make cleaner milk
Daily Cardinal 9/28/2011
Quoted: Steven Ingham, formerly of Food Science

Goat conference reflects shift to commercial side
The Country Today 9/28/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: Claire Mikolayunas, Animal Sciences

Milk prices showing some weaknesses
Agri-View 9/25/2011
Author: Robert Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Farm to School food programs abound in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/22/2011
Sara Tedeschi, UW Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Of Interest

Midwest Crops Lack Health
Farm Futures 9/30/2011

State, cranberry industry looks to capitalize on growing demand in China
Central Wisconsin Business 9/28/2011

Agriculture secretary Vilsack kicks off new nutrition guide
Sacramento Bee 9/27/2011

$152 million in ag losses to Texas wildfires
Bloomberg Business Week 9/28/2011

Romaine lettuce recalled for listeria fears
MSNBC 9/30/2011

Director chosen for Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Wisconsin State Journal 9/29/2011