CALS in the News for the Week of April 23-27

In the News

Meetings don’t accurately measure public perception
Janesville Gazette 4/26/2012
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

On Politics: Professor with the crystal ball
Wisconsin State Journal 4/26/2012
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Town hall meetings don’t accurately measure community opinion on controversial issues, study finds
UW News 4/24/2012
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Trivia game focused on Wisconsin lakes and wildlife
WKOW-TV 4/26/2012 (video)
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Birdsongs: The Birds Begin Their Spring Chorus
Wisconsin Public Radio 4/25/2012 (audio)
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

Panel to explore fight for tribal sovereignty in Wisconsin
UW News 4/27/2012
Mentioned: Patty Loew, Life Sciences Communication

Cropp: Higher milk output is keeping prices lower
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/24/2012
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Science night fosters grade-schoolers’ natural curiosity
UW News 4/27/2012
Quoted: Dave Stevenson, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center

Public invited to UW Family Gardening Day on May 12
UW News 4/23/2012
Mentioned: UW Family Gardening Day

Gardening gala coming May 12 at UW
The Capital Times 4/24/12
Mentioned: UW Family Gardening Day

Public invited to UW family gardening day May 12 on the UW-Madison Campus
Wisconsin State Farmer 4/26/2012
Mentioned: UW Family Gardening Day

Potato, vegetable crops ahead of schedule – pests, too
Agri-View 4/26/2012
Quoted: A.J. Bussan, Horticulture
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Earth Day ignores no-till and herbicide use
Drovers Cattle Network 4/22/2012
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

7 Horticulture Scholarships to Make Your Education Bloom
U.S. News & World Report 4/26/2012
Mentioned: CALS

Of Interest

S. Korea grocery chain curbs U.S. beef sales amid mad cow scare
CNN 4/265/2012

Whole Food Blues: Why Organic Agriculture May Not Be So Sustainable
TIME 4/26/2012

Burger King makes cage-free eggs, pork promise
Bloomberg BusinessWeek 4/25/2012

Senate agriculture panel approves 5-year plan to guide food and farm policies
Washington Post 4/26/2012

Frayed bonds: Report shows many feel disconnected from UW-Madison
The Capital Times 4/25/2012

Study Sheds Light on How Birds Navigate by Magnetic Flight
The New York Times 4/26/2012