Drought puts CALS experts in the spotlight

If the latest CALS in the News list seems a little longer than usual, thank the drought, which brought inquiries from media ranging from the New York Times and USA Today to the Wausau Herald. Among CALS experts quoted or mentioned: Tom Schwab, Doug SoldatJim Kerns and Eileen Nelson on turfgrass and alternatives to it; Bruce Jones on food prices; Xiaodong Du on ethanol’s impact; Joe Lauer on corn; Paul Mitchell on crop insurance; and Irwin Goldman on how lack of rain can improve vegetable flavor.