CALS in the News for the Week of December 5-9

In the News

$112 million biochemistry complex nears completion at UW-Madison
Wisconsin State Journal 12/9/2011
Mentioned: Biochemistry complex building project

Report touts ‘cow power’ and more
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12/3/2011
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Pioneering molecular biologist, formerly at UW-Madison, passes away
UW News 12/5/2011
In memoriam: Masayasu Nomura, former CALS molecular biologist
Quoted: Millard Susman, Genetics professor emeritus

Heidi Zoerb named CALS Assistant Dean for External Relations
CALS News 12/6/2011
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, named CALS Assistant Dean for External Relations

Expert Outlines Shopping Strategy for Healthy Food Choices
WISC-TV 3 Video 12/2/2011
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, Nutritional Sciences professor emerita

Recall efforts take over social media, Web
Green Bay Press-Gazette 12/7/2011
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Dawn of the digesters: Conference introduces small-scale producers to big technology
The Country Today 12/7/2011
Quoted: Becky Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Dairy prices rebound due to strong dairy product prices
The Country Today 12/7/2011 (subscription; search ‘Cropp’)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics professor emeritus

State Farm Bureau winners earn trips to Hawaii
The Country Today 12/7/2011
Quoted: B.J. Chrisler, CALS undergraduate

Former state FFA president wins Farm Bureau award
Wisconsin State Farmer 12/8/2011
Quoted: B.J. Chrisler, CALS undergraduate

Beginning market growers workshop Jan. 13-15
Agri-View 12/8/2011
Mentioned: UW Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Dairy Forage Day in Fond du Lac
Agri-View 12/8/2011
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Grain producers’ meet in Lomira
Agri-View 12/8/2011
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

FISC reunion Jan. 28
Agri-View 12/8/2011
Mentioned: UW Farm & Industry Short Course

Ag teacher receives top state education honor
Agri-View 12/7/2011
Quoted: Brad Markhardt, BS Agricultural Education

Fritsch to represent Wisconsin at CFB Discussion Meet
Agri-View 12/8/2011
Mentioned: Taylor Fritsch, CALS undergraduate

World Dairy Expo celebrates stellar volunteer force
Agri-View 12/8/2011
Mentioned: Badger Dairy Club

Of Interest

MF Global Collapse Felt in Farm Country
Wall Street Journal 12/7/2011

World Food Prices Fall for a Fifth Month, May Be ‘Bottoming Out,’ UN Says
Bloomberg 12/8/2011

Creating Artificial Intelligence Based on the Real Thing
The New York Times 12/5/2011

Fast-food toy ban no aid to nutrition, study says
San Francisco Chronicle 12/8/2011