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CALS in the News for the Week of May 7-11

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Curiosities: How long before hawk chicks leave the nest?
Wisconsin State Journal 5/7/2012
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

Gardening Day at UW: Ready, set… grow!
Wisconsin State Journal 5/6/2012
Quoted: Johanna Oosterwyk, Horticulture

Deer with chronic wasting disease was from north, DNR says
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5/7/2012
Mentioned: Stacie Robinson, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

These Apps Are Going to the Birds, And People Who Watch Them
NPR 5/7/2012 (Audio)
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

UW turf specialists offer guidelines for organic and reduced-risk lawn care
UW News 5/8/2012
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Sciences

Farm News: Apprenticeship Benefit of Beginning Dairy School
Farm Report with Pam Jahnke 5/11/2012
Quoted: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Wisconsin ag land values on the rise, averaging $3,475 per acre
Agri-View 5/11/2012
Quoted: Arlin Brannstrom, Center for Dairy Profitability

Babcock rebuilding campaign kicks off $6 million in early pledges
Agri-View 5/10/2012
Quoted: John Lucey, Center for Dairy Research

Milk price unchanged: U.S. milk production still going strong, dampens price outlook
The Country Today 5/9/2012
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Dairy producers must know their numbers, manage margins
Ag Weekly 5/10/2012
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Beginning farmer school seeks cyclists, pledges for Ride to Farm fundraiser
Agri-View 5/11/2012
Quoted: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Beginning farmer school seeks cyclists, pledges for Ride to Farm fundraiser
Wisconsin State Farmer 5/10/2012
Quoted: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

CALS Outstanding Sophomores honored by WALSAA
Agri-View 5/11/2012
Mentioned: 10 CALS Sophomores

WALSAA Honors UW-Madison CALS Outstanding Sophomores
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/09/2012
Mentioned: 10 CALS Sophomores

Of Interest

Food-packaging chemical could lead to breast cancer, study finds
Miami Herald 5/7/2012

Farmers markets getting money to take food stamps
Miami Herald 5/09/2012

Super weeds no easy fix for US agriculture-experts
Chicago Tribune 5/10/2012

Iowa land rent shoots past $250/acre mark
Agriculture.com 5/7/2012

It’s Not So Lonely at the Top: Ecosystems Thrive High in the Sky
New York Times 5/07/2012

USDA predicts record US corn harvest this summer
San Jose Mercury 5/12/2012

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