CALS in the News for the Week of May 14-18

In the News

Lord of the Flies
On Wisconsin Magazine Spring 2012
Quoted: Barry Ganetzky, Genetics

Heart Healthier Oat Developed
Medical News Today 5/18/12
Quoted: John Mochon, Agronomy

The itsy bitsy brown recluse wasn’t so dangerous
The Medill Reports 5/17/12
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Field to Foodbank connecting with farmers to end hunger
Agri-View 5/18/12
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture

SARE grants go to woodland projects
The Country Today 5/16/12
Mentioned: John Harrington, Landscape Architecture

UW-Madison CALS Expands FSA Borrower Training Agreement
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/17/12
Mentioned: CALS

No-Till Tour & Field Day Slated for South-Central Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/17/12
Mentioned: CALS

Geranium business hit with bacterial wilt
PODCALS (audio) 5/18/12
Quoted: Brian Hudelson, Plant Pathology

UW plant breeders develop an even heart-healthier oat
University Communications 5/16/12
Quoted: John Mochon, Agronomy

Experts available for media interviews on National Endangered Species Day
University Communications 5/18/12
Mentioned: Timothy Van Deleen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Forest ecologist receives distinguished award
University Communications 5/16/12
Mentioned: David Mladenoff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest

Agriculture Department study concludes healthy diet is less expensive than junk food
Washington Post 5/16/12

EarthTalk: Is the new Farm Bill draft good for the environment?
The Hour 5/18/12

Wheat, corn, oat and soybean futures rise on the CBOT; beef and pork prices also rise
Washington Post 5/17/12

Officials worry schools might  struggle to fill ag-ed positions
The Country Today 5/17/12