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CALS in the News for the Week of Sept. 15-21

In the News

Farm bill stuck in election-year mud
Journal Sentinel
September 19, 2012

Vince Davis: Caution if taking a cover crop to feed cattle – Audio
CALS News
September 21, 2012
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Chippewa Valley Variety Trial, Agronomy Field Day set
Agri-View
September 20, 2012
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Sciences
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy
Mentioned: Bryan Jensen, Horticulture

Campus Cows will not skip their spring semester classes
Agri-View
September 20, 2012
Quoted: Doug Sabatke, CALS assistant dean
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Sheep 101: Breaking down the basics
Agri-View
September 20, 2012
Quoted: Dr. David Thomas, Animal Sciences

Zimmerman celebrates 20 years as Wisconsin FFA Executive Director
Agri-View
September 20, 2012
Quoted: Cheryl Zimmerman, Agricultural Education and Agricultural Journalism

UW-Madison Dairy Cattle Center getting a new, improved look
Wisconsin State Farmer
September 20, 2012
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
Mike Peters, Dairy Science

High schoolers can ‘test-drive’ CALS at visit days beginning Oct. 19
CALS News
September 19, 2012
Quoted: Jesse Potterson, Director of Prospective Student Services, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

In memorium: Fritz Albert, noted documentary filmmaker and photographer
CALS News
September 18, 20121
Mentioned: Fritz Albert, Agricultural Journalism (Life Sciences Communication)
Quoted: John Ross, Emeritus, Life Sciences Communication

Farm bill passage pushed
The Country Today
September 18, 2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Farm inspection results to be released Sept. 21
The Country Today
September 18, 2012
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Clock Shadow Creamery hosts specialty cheese workshop
The Country Today
September 18, 2012
Quoted: Laura Paine, Horticulture
Quoted: Scott Rankin, Food Science

Of Interest

Four New Wisconsin Counties Declared Drought Disaster Areas
Wisconsin Ag Connection
September 20, 2012

Human Muscle, Regrown on Animal Scaffolding
The New York Times
September 16, 2012

Farming out dairy chores – to robots
Journal Sentinel
September 16, 2012

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