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CALS in the News for the Week of Feb. 9-15

In the News

Do GMO Crops Really Have Higher Yields?
Mother Jones 2/13/2013
Mentioned: UW-Madison agronomy research

Ag Science A Growing Trend at UW-Madison: Wisconsin Dairy News
WXOW 2/12/2013
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean of CALS
Quoted: Cheyenne Lentz, Student, Food Science

New Research Concludes Pasture Cheeses are “Quantifiably Different”
Cheese Underground 2/9/2013
Mentioned: Scott Rankin, Food Science

Wilmot grad honored for community service work in India, Madison
Kenosha News 2/15/2013
Quoted: Wally Graeber, Student, Landscape Architecture

The effects of wearing a mask
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/8/2013
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Trolls win: Rude comments dim the allure of science online
UW News 2/14/2013
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Potato industry ‘playing offense’ with marketing
Agri-View 2/14/2013
Mentioned: UW-Madison horticulture research

New state all-time corn record set
Agri-View 2/14/2013
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Nothing fishy about potential for yellow perch in Wisconsin
Agri-View 2/14/2013
Mentioned: David Northey, Alum, Food Science

Spider mites among dry-weather cropping concerns
Agri-View 2/14/2013
Quoted: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

Cover crops for forage, crop insurance rules change
Agri-View 2/14/2013
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Stephenson: Weather an important component to 2012 dairy story
Agri-View 2/14/2013
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Brugger leads WSPA with passion for show pigs and people
Agri-View 2/14/2013
Quoted: Devan Brugger, Student, Animal Science, Life Sciences Communication

Fishing rod holder for boat, land or ice is champion of 2013 innovation competition
UW News 2/8/2013
Quoted: Justin Vannieuwenhoven, Student, Biological Systems Engineering

Innovators at work: CALS seniors win two big campus contests
CALS News 2/11/2013
Mentioned: Justin Vannieuwenhoven, Student, Biological Systems Engineering
Menttioned: Luke Stedman, Student, Biological Systems Engineering

Value of modified corn is more in reducing losses than boosting yields
UW News 2/14/2013
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Guanming Shi, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Jean-Paul Chavas, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Position on nutrition: Focus on overall diet, not “good” and “bad” foods
CALS News 2/11/2013
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, Nutritional Sciences

Of Interest
Indiana soybean farmer sees Monsanto lawsuit reach US supreme court
The Guardian 2/9/2013

Town of Sun Prairie farm to host 2015 Farm Technology Days
Wisconsin State Journal 2/12/1013

Wisconsin Strawberries 2012
Wisconsin Farm Bureau 2/8/2013

USDA sees 1 more boom year for U.S. farmers
Chicago Tribune 2/11/2013

Dairy ranks No.1 for food-bourne-illness hospitalizations, CDC study says
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/10/2013