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

In the News

Grass Roots: Keep off the grass to save your drought-damaged lawn
The Cap Times 7/17/2012
Quoted: Tom Schwab, O. J. Noer Turfgrass Facility

Report says crops in poor condition
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  7/16/2012
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Wisconsin dairy farmers could be hurt by change in subsidy program
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/15/2012
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Chris Rickert: Heat makes this a good time to look at options to grass lawns
Wisconsin State Journal 7/15/2012
Quoted: Jim Kerns, Plant Pathology; Doug Soldat, Soil Sciences
Mentioned: Eileen Nelson, Horticulture

Crops go from field to food bank to help end hunger
The Country Today 7/17/2012
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture

Board Sets Rules for Wisconsin’s First Wolf Hunt
WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio 7/18/12
Interviewed: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Drought expected to drive up cost of milk, cheese
USA Today 7/18/12
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Ag and Applied Economics

Lawn experts advise picking a watering plan during drought
Central Wisconsin Hub 7/19/12
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

Big challenges for graying state
Wisconsin State Journal 7/20/12
Cites Applied Population Lab, Community and Environmental Sociology

Big boost in state population seen, especially older residents, study says
Wisconsin State Journal 7/20/12
Cites Applied Population Lab, Community and Environmental Sociology

Mud-Slinging Enters Debate Over Ethanol’s Impact on Gasoline Prices
New York Times 7/20/12
Mentions Xiaodong Du, Ag and Applied Economics

Latest rain helps, but much more needed to beat drought
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel 7/20/12
Quotes Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Heat, drought make for more flavorful produce
Salon (via AP), 7/20/12
Quotes Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Drought resources more abundant than potential yields
Agri-View 7/18/2012
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Crop insurance: Caution advised!
Agri-View 7/18/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Ag and Applied Economics

Wood, Mortar, Magic
New York Times 7/18/2012
Quoted: William H. Tishler,Emeritus, Landscape Architecture

Of Interest

 GRAINS-US corn, soy hit record highs as heat bakes crops
Reuters 7/20/2012