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

In the News

We Hate to Bug You: Will Warm Weather Bring Onslaught of Insects?
WISC-TV 3/Channel 3/15/2012
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

New CALS dean dealing with budget challenges
The Country Today3/14/2012
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, CALS dean

Milk Souring as Record Profit Spurs Expansion of Herds
Bloomberg BusinessWeek 3/13/2012
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Gardeners: USDA Issues New Hardiness Zone Map
Ashland Current 3/15/2012
Quoted: Laura Jull, Horticulture

Ten named winners of Distinguished Teaching Awards
UW News 3/12/2012
Quoted: Nicholas Balster, Soil Science

CDR celebrates 10,000th short course student
Wisconsin State Farmer 3/15/2012
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Department of Food Science

Marshfield Ag Station Turning 100!
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/12/2012
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Brad Barham and Bill Tracy: Many faculty salary solutions considered
Wisconsin State Journal 3/16/2012
Author: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Author: Brad Barham, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Retallick spreads her Angus enthusiasm nationally
Agri-View 3/15/2012
Quoted: Kelli Retallick, CALS undergraduate

New Directors Elected to World Dairy Expo Board
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/15/2012
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, CALS dean

Undersander shares top three mistakes contributing to poor forage stands
Agri-View 3/15/2012
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Calculate your silage bag capacity
Dairy Herd Management 3/12/2012
Mentioned: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

Northwest Graziers annual conference at Rice Lake March 21
Agri-View 3/15/2012
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering

OSHA and emergency preparedness workshop set for March 22
Agri-View 3/22/2012
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

Before Wolves May Be Hunted, Science, Faith and Politics Clash
The New York Times 3/12/2012

Brazil: The Rise of a Natural Resources Superpower (series)
Bloomberg 3/13/2012

Blogs, Twitter help stoke frenzy over ‘pink slime’
The Kansas City Star 3/15/2012

Homegrown foods have a homecoming
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/13/2012