CALS in the News for Week of March 19-23

In the News

With warm start to spring, farmers resisting the urge to plant
Wisconsin State Journal 3/20/2012
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Tech and Biotech: Madison startup, Hyrax Energy, wins cleantech award
Wisconsin State Journal 3/16/2012
Quoted: Ron Raines, Biochemistry and Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Doug Moe: A tribute to talented, passionate Jim Crow
Wisconsin State Journal 3/21/2012
Mentioned: Jim Crow, formerly of Genetics

Record temps not a sign of things to come
The Country Today 3/20/2012
Quoted: Bill Bland, Soil Science

Yes, Those Were Mosquitoes
WUWM Public Radio
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

UW-Extension book calls for dialog on water issues
The Country Today 3/20/2012
Quoted: A.J. Bussan, Horticulture

AgrAbility still helping after 20 years
The Country Today 3/20/2011
Mentioned: Biological Systems Engineering

Early Planting May Have Crop Insurance Implications
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/21/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Two individuals, one couple inducted into Meat Industry Hall of Fame
Agri-View 3/21/2012
Mentioned: Robert Deibel, Bacteriology emeritus

Cropp: Milk Prices Could Increase During Second Half of 2012
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/22/2012
Quoted: Bob Crop, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Weather Feels Great! But How Does it Affect the Growing Season?
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/22/2012
Quoted: Bill Bland, Soil Science

Roundup Ready alfalfa has green light, but future uncertain
The Country Today 3/20/2011
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy

UW-Madison AWA Awards Scholarships to Members
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/20/2012
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Easter egg colors from nature
NorthAcres Farm (blog)
Mentioned: Grow Spring 2012 Edition knowHow

Of Interest

Biz Beat: Dane County lands Farm Technology Days
The Capital Times 3/20/2012

Experts: Drought effects will linger after rains
Bloomberg BusinessWeek 3/22/2012

F.D.A Is Ordered to Restrict Anitbiotics’ Use in Livestock
The New York Times 3/23/2012