CALS in the News for the Week of October 10-14

In the News

UW-Madison to lead national effort to improve quality of processed potatoes
UW News 10/14/2011
Quoted: Paul Bethke, Horticulture
Quoted: A.J. Bussan, Horticulture

Medical foods for PKU diet enter phase II clinical trials
UW News 10/11/2011
Quoted: Denise Ney, Nutritional Sciences

New cell phone app developed at UW helps identify birds
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/11/2011
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

CALS student earns top collegiate judging honors at 2011 World Dairy Expo
podCALS Audio 10/14/2011
Quoted: Carissa Levash, Dairy Science Undergraduate

Meat specialist wants to share the joy of making homemade bratwurst
Wisconsin State Journal 10/14/2011
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Meat and Animal Sciences

What I Do: Public radio producer keeps ‘Larry Meiller Show’ going
Wisconsin State Journal 10/10/2011
Mentioned: Larry Meiller, Life Sciences Communication

UW-Madison Team Wins All-American Contest
Wisconsin Agriculturist 10/12/2011
Mentioned: UW-Madison Dairy Judging Team comprised of CALS undergraduates Danielle Brown, Carissa Levash, Chelsea Brander and Laura Elliott

Drip irrigation, cover crops reduce nutrient leaching
Agri-View 10/13/2011
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science
Quoted: A.J. Bussan, Horticulture
Quoted: Russ Groves, Entomology

Crop producers keeping busy with Fall chores
Agri-View 10/13/2011
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy

Prevent fires on combines
Agri-View 10/13/2011
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Dairy Security Act hailed as right plan at right time
The Country Today 10/12/11 (subscription)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics professor emeritus

Harvest Handouts give UW students fresh produce
University Communications Video 10/12/11
Mentioned: F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture

Piloting a pumpkin
Wisconsin State Journal Video
Quoted: Jim Nienhuis, Horticulture

UW Beginning Farmer School 15-week course begins soon
Wisconsin Agriculturist 10/14/2011
Quoted: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Wisconsin excels in judging contests
Wisconsin State Farmer 10/13/2011
Mentioned: Carissa Levash, CALS undergraduate
Mentioned: UW-Madison Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Team
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course Dairy Judging Team

Of Interest

Government pulls back on junk food marketing proposal
USA Today 10/13/2011

Switch flipped: UWO biodigester producing energy
UW-Oshkosh Today 10/13/2011

Authors: State Has Obligation to Conserve Gray Wolves
Ashland Current 10/10/2011

DNR to review dairy water use
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel