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CALS in the News for the Week of Sept. 4- 7

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Food co-ops brace for arrival of giant rivals
Las Vegas Sun 9/7/2012
Quoted: Brent Hueth, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW scientists probe, attack late blight in potatoes
PHYS.org 9/3/2012
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant pathology
Quoted: Amy Charkowski, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Jiming Jiang, Horticulture
Quoted: Dennis Halterman, Horticulture

Wisconsin researchers tackle potato late blight
The Grower 9/1/2012
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant pathology
Quoted: Amy Charkowski, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Jiming Jiang, Horticulture
Quoted: Dennis Halterman, Horticulture

Labor Day: There are some reasons to celebrate
Wisconsin State Journal 9/3/2012
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

August milk price up on concerns about supply
The Country Today 9/4/2012
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Fricke outlines five keys for reproductive success
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/30/2012
Quoted: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

Sulfur shortage, weed control complicated by influences of drought
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/30/2012
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Veum joins Filament Marketing as marketing communications coordinator
Agri-View 9/6/2012
Mentioned: Amanda Veum, Student, Animal Science

Retired farm vet has plenty of experience to share
Agri-View 9/6/2012
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course

UW-Madison plans to build new labs and classrooms to support innovation by dairy, meat and poultry processors
Agri-View 9/6/2012
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean, CALS

Crop insurance rule changed for cover crop harvest next spring
Agri-View 9/6/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

AmeriCorps Farm to School sites selected for the year
Agri-View 6/9/2012
Mentioned: UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Alfalfa in drought year: Still okay to take late fall cutting
Agri-View 9/6/2012
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Minn. dairy farmers squeezed by high drought-related feed prices
Minnesota Public Radio 9/4/2012
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Amanda Gevens: Tomato late blight hits state crop – Audio
CALS News 8/31/2012
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Barb Ingham: Safe tomato canning – 3-minute Audio
CALS News 9/7/2012
Quoted: Barb Ingham, Food Science

Research on hive microbes may lead to better understanding of honeybee disease
CALS News 9/4/2012
Quoted: Kirk Grubbs, Bacteriology

Of Interest

Hunger Risks Rose in 2011 Along With Food Aid, USDA Says
Bloomberg News 9/5/2012

With Their Food Scarce From Drought, More Animals Try Dining in Town
The New York Times 9/6/2012

Celebrating 150 years of agricultural education
Agri-View 9/6/2012

Campus Connection: UW-Madison, Madison College to pilot test e-textbooks
Capital Times 9/6/2012

 

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