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CALS in the News for the Week of December 12-16

In the News

Three UW-Madison faculty members honored as AAAS fellows
UW News: 12/13/2011
Mentioned: Richard Amasino, Biochemistry

Climate could hurt yields
The Country Today 12/14/2011
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

New weeds make their way to Wisconsin
The Country Today 12/14/2011
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

A Peninsular career closes: Weidman to retire from Ag Research Station
Green Bay Press-Gazette 12/7/2011
Quoted: Richard Wiedman, Peninsular Ag Reserach Station Superintendent

Is corn too valuable to feed corn silage?
Dairy Herd Management 12/10/2011
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Jones: Corn Silage is Still Economical to Feed to Dairy Cows
Wisconsin Ag Connection 12/12/2011
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Corn Silage Still an Economical Dairy Ration
Hay and Forage Grower 12/11/2011
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

New Study Shows Atrazine Still an Economic Driver
Wisconsin Ag Connection 12/15/2011
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Officials: Potential there for more oats to be grown in Wisconsin
The Country Today 12/14/2011
Quoted: John Mochon, Agronomy

Europe’s woes raise worrisome specter for U.S. agriculture
Dairy Herd Management 12/15/2011
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Blossom end rot in tomatoes eyed
Agri-View 12/15/2011
Mentioned: A.J. Bussan, Horticulture

OSHA to inspect more dairy farms
The Country Today 12/14/2011
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Phytophtora in vegetable crops: Tips
Agri-View 12/15/2011
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Black Rot in cabbage problematic in some growing regions of Wisconsin
Agri-View 12/15/2011
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

BJ Chrisler wins Farm Bureau’s Discussion Meet Contest
Agri-View 12/15/2011
Mentioned: BJ Chrisler, CALS undergraduate

Of Interest

Don’t Panic: Earth’s Nine Threats to Humanity (slideshow)
Bloomberg 12/12/2011

Buffett’s Surging Silo Sales Boost Cargill Costs
Bloomberg 12/14/2011

Fir Real? Chirstmas Trees in Crisis as Americans Flock to Fakes
Wall Street Journal 12/16/2011

Gov. vows to prepare Calif. for climate change
Miami Herald 12/15/2011

U.S. Agriculture Budget Should Cut Nutrition More, Conaway says
Bloomberg 12/14/2011

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