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CALS in the News for the Week of February 13-17

In the News

Holiday weight gain affects active people too
Chicago Tribune 2/10/2012
Quoted: Dale Schoeller, Nutritional Sciences

Forest and Hawks named 2012 Medical Institute Faculty Fellows
UW News 2/10/2012
Mentioned: Katrina Forest, Bacteriology

State, nation need carefully crafted energy policy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/11/2012
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Guard mission: Butter, not guns for Afghanistan
Wisconsin State Journal 2/15/2012
Mentioned: CALS-trained National Guard Agribusiness Development unit

UW crane researcher urges caution
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/8/2012
Mentioned: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

Study: Hunting could hurt sandhill cranes’ diversity
The Country Today 2/15/2012
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

Hunting could hurt genetic diversity of sandhill cranes, UW research suggests
UW News 2/8/2012
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

State taking farmer to court over raw milk sales
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/11/2012
Quotes: Scott Rankin, Food Science

Making (air)waves: Historic radio station buoyed Wisconsin Idea
The Country Today 2/15/2012
Quoted: Larry Meiller, Life Sciences Communication

Wis. guard unit to train Afghans about agriculture
Appleton Post Crescent 2/16/12
Mentioned: CALS-trained National Guard Agribusiness Development unit

Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding in U.S.
Los Angeles Times 2/13/2012
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, interim dean and professor, Agronomy

Superintendent of ag research station named
The Country Today 2/15/2012
Quoted: Mike Bertram, named superintendent of the Arlington Ag Research Station

Jones named ag business institute director
The Country Today 2/15/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

USDA grant will support state’s small food processors
UW Cooperative Extension News 2/13/2012
Quoted: Barb Ingham, Food Science

Easy ways to choose whole grains for health
UW Cooperative Extension News 2/14/2012
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, Nutritional Sciences

Knipschild, Cates Honored by Farm & Industry Short Course
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/16/2012
Mentioned: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Karen Knipschild, FISC

Forage decision-making worksheet available
Dairy Herd Management 2/10/2012
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Ken Bolton, Center for Dairy Profitability

Clark County workshop aims to keep cows cool
The Country Today 2/15/2012
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

Direct agriculture payments hanging under budget sword
Western Farm Press 2/16/2012

Med school admissions tests change to reflect new care realities
Los Angeles Times 2/16/2012

Organic Milk Demand Surges, Dairy Farmers Struggle To Keep Up
Huffington Post 2/13/2012

McDonald’s to Phase Out Pig Crates 11 Years After Chipotle
Bloomberg 2/16/2012