CALS in the News for the Week of August 13-17

In the News

Potato gene bank stores world’s varieties
Los Angeles Times 8/15/2012
Quoted: Shelley Jansky & David Spooner, Horticulture

Drought creates danger of toxic fungi in surviving crops
Wisconsin State Journal 8/13/2012
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Conditions Prime for Wisconsin’s Yellow Jacket Population
News 19 WXOW La Crosse 8/10/2012
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Dealing with post-drought lawns
Racine Journal Times 8/17/2012
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Sciences

Agricultural research celebrates 100 years in Marshfield
Marshfield News Herald 8/17/2012
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Watch a Squishy Robot Squid Change Its Color
Popular Mechanics 8/16/2012
Quoted: Doug Weibel, Biochemistry

CALS departments go in range of directions
University Communications 8/16/2012
Quoted: Brad Barham, Agricultural & Applied Economics

AhR Pharma and WARF sign exclusive license for cancer-fighting hormone
University Communications 8/13/2012
Mentioned: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)

WALSAA names 40 in 40 Impact Award Honorees
Agri-View 8/16/2012
Mentioned: WALSAA

Shawn Conley: Wheat a bright spot in state crop mix
Podcals (Audio) 8/17/2012
Featured: Shawn Conley

Of Interest

Impact of U.S. drought on crops may be peaking, Vilsack says
The Washington Post 8/17/2012