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CALS in the News for the Week of October 3-7

In the News

Campus Connection: UW-Madison lab pinpoints diabetes susceptibility gene in mice
The Capital Times 10/7/2011
Quoted: Alan Attie, Biochemistry

Why are some susceptible to diabetes
The Times of India 10/7/2011
Quoted: Alan Attie, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Sushant Bhatnagar, Biochemistry

Decade of effort yields diabetes susceptibility gene
UW News 10/6/2011
Quoted: Alan Attie, Biochemistry
Quoted: Angie Oler, Biochemistry
Quoted: Sushant Bhatnagar, Biochemistry

Today’s King Corn Can Thank a Jumping Gene
NPR 10/3/2011
Quoted: John Doebley, Genetics

What I Do: Aldo Leopold inspired Scott Craven to become wildlife specialist
Wisconsin State Journal 10/3/2011
Author: Scott Craven, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Ag officials discuss benefits of geographic clusters
The Country Today 10/6/2011
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Cheese market drags down Class III milk price
The Country Today 10/6/2011
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Eleven professors appointed to named professorships
UW News 10/6/2011
Mentioned: Michael Sussman, Genetics

Badger Dairy Club at World Dairy Expo: World Famous Cheese Sandwiches
UW Madison CALS Video
Quoted: Carissa Levash, Badger Dairy Club Secretary and CALS undergraduate

Top Dairy Farmers Of The Year
Wisconsin Agriculturist 10/4/2011
Quoted: Al Koepke, BS’63 Agricultural Engineering
Quoted: Jim Koepke, BS’67 Dairy Science
Mentioned: UW Discovery Farms

Northcentral Wisconsin no-till row crops field day Oct. 19
Agri-View 10/6/2011
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

No-till crops field day set
The Country Today 10/6/2011
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

UW-Extension to host Pest Management Update Meetings
Agri-View 10/6/2011
Mentioned: Vince Davis, Agronomy
Mentioned: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology

Of Interest

Group seeks labels on genetically altered food
USA Today 10/4/2011

Fed Scrutinizes Farm Banks as Soaring Land Draws Bubble Concern
Bloomberg Businessweek 10/7/2011

Cricket Chivalry: Ladies Into Burrow First, Please
ABC News 10/7/2011

Morgan Stanley Bet the Farm in Ukraine Before Taxpayers’ Bailout
Bloomberg 10/4/2011

Drunken Students Who Post Facebook Photos Could Be at Risk, UW Study Says
ABC News 10/3/2011

Building pace picks up at Rock Prairie Dairy
Janesville Gazette 9/27/2011