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CALS in the News for the Week of October 17-21

In the News

New UW-Madison CALS dean named
UW News 10/21/2011
Quoted: Kathryn VandenBosch, named dean and director of CALS
Mentioned: William Tracy, interim CALS dean

Wisconsin National Guard unit trains to help Afghan farmers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/19/2011
Quoted: Karen Nielsen, Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research and Development

UW-Madison to Lead Effort to Improve Processed Potatoes
Wisconsin Ag Connection 10/17/2011
Quoted: Paul Bethke, Horticulture

University leads effort on processed potatoes 10/17/2011
Mentioned: CALS researchers

UW-Madison to lead national effort to improve processed potatoes
Wisconsin State Farmer 10/20/2011
Quoted: Paul Bethke, Horticulture
Quoted: A.J. Bussan, Horticulture

Campus Connection: Smartphone application identifies bird calls
The Capital Times 10/15/2011
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

CALS dean selection expected within week
The Country Today 10/19/2011 (subscription)
Quoted: William Tracy, CALS Interim Dean

Wisconsin milk board overstates dairy’s benefits to children, some experts say
The Capital Times 10/16/2011
Quoted: Dale Scholler, Nutritional Sciences

2011 World Dairy Expo a success
Agri-View 10/20/2011
Mentioned: Carissa Levash, CALS undergraduate
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

First-ever American Cheese Month long overdue
The Country Today 10/19/2011 (subscription; search ‘American Cheese Month’)
Mentioned: UW Center for Dairy Research

Babcock Hall – 60 years old and still going strong
Wisconsin State Farmer 10/20/2011
Mentioned: Scott Rankin, Food Science
Mentioned: Bill Klein, Babcock Hall Dairy Plant Manager
Mentioned: Gary Grossen, Babcock Dairy Plant Master Cheesemaker
Mentioned: Department of Food Science
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Top-producing herds relying heavily on forage
Agri-View 10/17/2011
Quoted: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Shaver reveals how top-producing herds supplement
Agri-View 10/20/2011
Quoted: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Palmer amaranth makes unwelcome debut in state
Agri-View 10/20/2011
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Foliar applications of sugar to beans not recommended
Agri-View 10/20/2011
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Genomics can work for the average dairy producer
Agri-View 10/17/2011
Mentioned: Kent Wiegel, Dairy Science

Of Interest

Proposal to kill ethanol pump aid dies in Senate
Reuters 10/19/2011

Senate Saves the Potato on School Lunch Menus
The New York Times 10/18/2011

The Rising Value of a Science Degree
The New York Times 10/201/2011

A quest for more effective drugs
The Boston Globe 10/17/2011

Organic eggs recalled after 6 reported illnesses

MSNBC 10/20/2011

Climate Skeptics Stay Unswayed
The New York Times 10/20/2011