CALS in the News for the Week of June 11-14

In the News

Genetically modified crops encourage beneficial bugs
New Scientist 6/14/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

UW agriculture expert on current dry spell: ‘Let’s hope it rains’
Today’s TMJ4 6/14/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

The war on wolves
Wisconsin Trails Magazine (May/June 2012)
Quoted: David Mladenoff, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Study lauds value of clinical trials in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal 6/14/12
Mentioned: Quintessence Biosciences, Inc.

Curiosities: Should corn really be ‘knee high by the Fourth of July’?
Wisconsin State Journal 6/10/12
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Organic research important in state
Wisconsin State Farmer 6/14/2012
Mentioned: Erin Silva, Agronomy; AJ Bussan, Horticulture; James Nienhuis, Horticulture; Amy Charkowski, Plant Pathology

Michael Bell: Agroecology program distinctive
PODCALS (audio) 6/14/2012
Quoted: Michael Bell, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Of Interest

Farmers Split Over Subsidies As Senate Farm Bill Debate Begins
NPR 6/13/2012

Farm divides Midwestern and Southern farmers
Associated Press 6/13/2012

In Good Health? Thank Your 100 Trillion Bacteria
The New York Times 6/13/2012