CALS in the News for the Week of November 14-18

In the News

Obituary: Dr. Robert “Bob” Tomesh
Wisconsin State Journal 11/15/2011
In memoriam: Robert Tomesh, former Horticulture outreach specialist

Expert: Walker recall ‘uphill battle’ for Democrats
The Daily Cardinal 11/15/2011
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Bell to Serve as Director of UW-Madison CIAS Program
Wisconsin Ag Connection 11/14/2011
Quoted: Michael Bell, Community & Environmental Sociology, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Quoted: William Tracy, CALS interim dean

Global commission delivers food security policy recommendations
UW News 11/16/2011
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Genetics & Agronomy

Long-distance collaboration: UW, China are close research partners
Wisconsin State Journal 11/14/2011
Mentioned: Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research & Development

Study shows economic benefits of atrazine
WJBC 11/16/2011
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Renz explores issues related to RR alfalfa
Agri-View 11/17/2011
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Forage know-how gives Wisconsin farmers an edge in growing biomass
Agri-View 11/17/2011
Quoted: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering

Dairy Policy Summit from PDPW shows variety of ideas
Wisconsin State Farmer 11/17/2011
Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Famed UW Nobel Prize researcher in DNA dies
The Badger Herald 11/13/2011
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, formerly of Biochemistry
Quoted: Aseem Ansari, Biochemistry

H. Gobind Khorana, biochemist and Nobel Prize winner, dies
The Washington Post 11/11/2011
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, formerly of Biochemistry

H. Gobind Khorana, 89, Nobel-Winning Scientist, Dies
The New York Times 11/14/2011
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, formerly of Biochemistry

Har Gobind Khorana dies at 89; biologist, chemist won Nobel Prize
Los Angeles Times 11/16/2011
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, formerly of Biochemistry
Quoted: Aseem Ansari, Biochemistry

Obituary: H Gobind Khorana
The Telegraph (UK) 11/15/2011
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, formerly of Biochemistry

Potassium important for vegetables
Agri-View 11/17/2011
Mentioned: A.J. Bussan, Horticulture

Kappelman Elected NMPF Treasurer, Fuhrmann is Secretary
Wisconsin Ag Connection 11/18/2011
Mentioned: Pete Kappelmann, BS ’85 Dairy Science

Extension Holding Dairy Ventilation Workshops in December
Wisconsin Ag Connection 11/14/2011
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering

Wisconsin 4-H Skillathon Team Wins National Title, Again
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 11/18/2011
Quoted: Bernie O’Rourke, Animal Sciences

Of Interest

Public-University Leaders Plan for More Hard Times Ahead
The Chronicle of Higher Education 11/14/2011

U.S. agricultural export boom marks 1 of the few bright spots in struggling domestic economy
The Washington Post 11/16/2011

Geron Is Shutting Down Its Stem Cell Clinical Trial
The New York Times 11/14/2011

Lawmakers Step Into Food Fight Over Pizza
The Wall Street Journal 11/18/2011

USDA: ‘Locally grown’ food a $4.8 billion business
Bloomberg BusinessWeek 11/16/2011

California upholds recall of raw milk products from dairy after E-coli sends 3 children to hospital

The Washington Post 11/16/2011