CALS in the News for the Week of August 6-10

In the News

Asked to Get Slim, Cheese Resists
The New York Times 8/6/2012
Quoted: Mark Johnson, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Curd Your Enthusiasm: Cheese Pros Hope to Get Certified
The Wall Street Journal 8/1/2012
Mentioned: Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Got Milk? Spinoff Shows Lure of Organic
The Wall Street Journal 8/8/2012
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Spud bank stores world’s varieties
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/6/2012
Mentioned: Peninsular Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: John Bamberg, director, U.S. Potato Genebank
Quoted: Shelly Jansky, Horticulture
Quoted: David Spooner, Horticulture

A ‘well-kept secret’: Dairyfood USA has huge market in U.S.
Wisconsin State Journal 8/5/2012
Quoted: Dean Sommer, Food Science, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Just read it: Jerry Apps
Wisconsin State Journal 8/6/2012
Featured: Jerry Apps, Continuing and Vocational Education (CAVE)

Experts say stress is causing trees to show their colors ahead of schedule
Baraboo News Republic 8/9/2012
Quoted: Jiwan Palta, Horticulture

Dry conditions affect insect population
Associated Press 8/4/2012
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Weather conditions fuel bumper crop of insects in Green Bay area
Green Bay Press Gazette 8/9/2012
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Cattle sales first sign of drought’s ripple effects
The Northwestern 8/5/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Late blight in several counties, all spuds at risk
Agri-View 8/10/2012
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Herbicide caution: Bypassed vegetable crops for feed
Agri-View 8/9/2012
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture

As the mercury rises, so do milk prices
The Country Today 8/7/2012
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

UW-Madison Receives $7 million Federal Grant for Biofuel Research
Wisconsin Agriculturist 8/7/2012
Mentioned: CALS

Shred It
Dairy Herd Management 8/1/2012
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Luiz Ferraretto, Graduate student in Dairy Science

Flavors of Uncertainty: The Difference between Denial and Debate
Environmental Health Perspectives 8/1/2012
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Of Interest

Wisconsin cheeses rack up wins at American Cheese Society competition
JSOnline 8/6/2012

USDA estimates of corn and soybean production drop as drought takes its toll on farmers
The Washington Post 8/10/2012