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

In the News

Farmers seeing sky-high land costs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/14/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Bulls always a dangerous threat to farmers
Wisconsin State Journal 4/18/2012
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Experts suggest tips to stop resistant corn rootworms
UW News 4/20/2012
Quoted: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

New trivia game teaches about Wisconsin’s lakes
UW News 4/11/2012
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

AgrAbility, Easter Seals, Farm Medicine Center can help
Agri-View 4/19/2012
Quoted: Dick Straub, Biological Systems Engineering

Better Butter book available
Agri-View 4/19/2012
Mentioned: Robert Bradley, Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

IPM Toolkit now available for iPhones, iPad
Agri-View 4/19/2012
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Roger Schmidt, Horticulture

Early spring brings its own set of challenges: Start scouting weevils, frost damage noted
Agri-View 4/19/2012
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Bare ag land sales: 6.7 percent price hike last year
Agri-View 4/19/2012
Quoted: Arlin Brannstrom, Center for Dairy Profitability

UW Farm and Industry Short Course scholarships available
Agri-View 4/19/2012
Mentioned: Farm & Industry Short Course

Unique partnership powers Brown County manure digester
The Country Today 4/19/2012
Mentioned: Discovery Farms

Zimmerman wins FTD scholarship
The Country Today 4/19/2012
Mentioned: David Drake, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Jamie Nack, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Scott Craven, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

State meat honors set
The Country Today 4/19/2012
Mentioned: Robert Deibel, Bacteriology

Of Interest

From the Field to the Food Pantry
Wall Street Journal 4/18/2012

Studies Question the Pairing of Food Deserts and Obesity
The New York Times 4/17/2012

“Pink Slime” controversy stokes clash over agriculture
CNBC 4/16/2012

Congress begins uphill battle to pass farm bill
The Boston Globe 4/20/2012