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CALS in the News for the Week of January 9-13

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Jahn to speak at White House for Morrill Act’s anniversary
UW News 1/9/2012
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Agronomy & Genetics
Mentioned: Dantrell Cotton, CALS undergraduate

UW-Madison biochemist to serve on president’s National Medal of Science committee
UW News 1/12/2012
Quoted: Judith Kimble, Biochemistry

Dead Bats at Wind Farms Perplexing
Ashland Current 1/5/2012
Quoted: David Drake, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Fields of gold: Farmland a more attractive investment for nonfarmers
The Country Today 1/11/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Bruce Jones Named Director of Renk Agribusiness Institute
Wisconsin Agriculturist 1/10/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Genetics Pioneer Dies
The Scientist 1/12/2012
In Memoriam: James Crow, formerly of Genetics

James F. Crow, Genetics Pioneer, Dies at 95
The New York Times 1/10/12
In Memoriam: James Crow, formerly of Genetics

Susie Earley: UW’s Young, Crow fondly remembered
Wisconsin State Journal 1/8/2012
Mentioned: James Crow, formerly of Genetics

Curiosities: Why do exotic insects multiply and then decline?
Wisconsin State Journal 1/8/2012
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

UW cows on campus are getting an updated home
Progressive Dairyman 1/13/2012
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Search committee named for veterinary medicine dean
UW News 1/10/2012
Mentioned: Mark Cook, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: William Karasov, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

UW-Madison Dairy Center to be Upgraded
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/13/2012
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Seminar to Focus on Updates to Dairy Forage & Feeding
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/13/2012
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

UW-Madison Research Shows Atrazine Aids the Environment
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/10/12
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

UW corn agronomist talks yields, weather, seed costs
Agri-View 1/13/2012
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Soybeans: 2011 top-yielders cited and more
Agri-View 1/13/2012
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Forage specialist reminds farmers of basic practices
The Country Today 1/11/2012
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Frost seeding can improve pastures
The Country Today 1/11/2012
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Wisconsin Ag Outlook Forum Slated for January 25
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/9/2012
Mentioned: CALS, Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

Blue Top Farms, Feltz Family To Host 2014 Farm Tech Days
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/10/2012
Mentioned: Rick Klemme, Agricultural & Applied Economics; Dean, UW-Extension

Indianhead Shepherd’s Clinic to be Held Feb. 4
Agri-View 1/13/2012
Mentioned: Claire Mikolayunas, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Sciences

Shepherd’s Clinic planned for Feb. 4 in Rice Lake
The Country Today 1/11/2012
Mentioned: Claire Mikolayunas, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Sciences

Wisconsin Holstein Juniors Shine at State Convention
Wisconsin Agriculturist 1/9/2012
Mentioned: Laura Elliott, CALS undergraduate
Mentioned: Kyle Natzke, FISC alumnus

Crop talk coming up
The Country Today 1/11/2012
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

UW Madison Short Course to Hold Reunion
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/9/2012
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Farm & Industry Short Course Director

Of Interest

Out of Odor: Offensive-Smelling Bugs Put U.S. Farmers on the Defensive
Wall Street Journal 1/9/2012
Supplemental Audio: Stink Bugs That Do More Than Smell Bad, info courtesy Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

State, hunters need better cooperation to manage deer herd
Appleton Post Crescent 1/11/2012

U.S. Wheat Expanding from Century Low as Glut Looms: Commodities
Bloomberg BusinessWeek 1/12/2012

The Advantages of a Middle-Aged Brain
TIME 1/10/2012

Dane county produce packinghouse in works
The Country Today 1/11/2012

Archer Daniels Midland to Cut 1,000 Jobs to Reduce Costs
Bloomberg BusinessWeek 1/11/2012

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