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CALS in the News for the Week of January 16-20

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Agriculture & Climate Change, Revisited
New York Times 1/19/2012
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Agronomy & Genetics

Scientists: Agriculture Major Player in Climate Change
Voice of America 1/20/2012
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Agronomy & Genetics

With billions in sales, some co-ops are big business
Minneapolis Star Tribune 1/20/2012
Quoted: Brent Hueth, Agricultural & Applied Economics; director, UW Center for Cooperatives

An unlikely root of China’s prized cure
China Daily USA 1/20/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Doug Moe: Famous geneticist James Crow remained engaged until his death at 95
Wisconsin State Journal 1/15/2012
In memoriam: James Crow, formerly of Genetics

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

UW’s Dairy Cattle Center to get $3 million upgrade
Wisconsin State Journal 1/14/2012
Quoted: Mike Peters, Herd Manager, Agricultural Research Stations
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Atrazine aids environment, new research finds
Agri-View 1/19/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Home of UW-Madison cows to be upgraded
The Country Today 1/16/2012
Mentioned: Mike Peters, Herd Manager, Agricultural Research Stations

Investors flock to buy farmland
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram 1/15/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Competition Increases for Rented Farmland
Wisconsin State Farmer 1/19/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Reed canary grass conflict discussed
The Country Today 1/18/2012
Mentioned: Mike Casler, Agronomy

Grass height study calls for three-inch residue
The Country Today 1/18/2012
Quoted: Nadia Alber, Agronomy graduate student

Landowner survey reveals leasing trends
The Country Today 1/18/2012
Quoted: Mark Rickenbach, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

UW Dairy Science first female graduate continues to contribute to campus
Agri-View 1/19/2012
Quoted: Peggy Daluge, BS’70 Dairy Science
Mentioned: Rick Daluge, emeritus assistant dean, CALS

UW-Madison cows on campus are getting an updated home
Agri-View 1/19/2012
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Jones to head UW’s Renk Agribusiness Institute
Agri-View 1/13/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

2012 Wisconsin Ag Outlook Forum Jan. 25
Agri-View 1/13/2012
Mentioned: Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

Meat animal webinars announced
Agri-View 1/19/2012
Mentioned: Claire Mikolayunas, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Bernie O’Rourke, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Ron Russell, Animal Sciences

Wide swath No. 1 among ‘best practices’ for field drying
Agri-View 1/19/2012
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Corn silage hybrids: What’s new and how’s the performance?
Agri-View 1/19/2012
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

No tillage advantage in corn/soy rotation, but don’t get rid of that chisel plow just yet
Agri-View 1/19/2012
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Of Interest

Test Tube Yeast Evolve Multicellularity
Scientific American 1/16/2012

After immigration crackdown, farmers mull planting
San Francisco Chronicle 1/20/2012

Yahoo’s ‘College Majors that are Useless’…Really?
The Huffington Post 1/20/2012

ENVIRONMENT: Fungus has killed up to 6.7M bats in ‘potential extinction’
Delmarva Daily Times 1/18/2012

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