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CALS in the News for the Week of Feb. 16-22

In the News

Here’s the scoop: Researchers at UW-Madison study ice cream
Medill Reports Chicago 2/19/2013
Quoted: Rich Hartel, Food Science
Quoted: Maya Warren, Food Science

Hidden gem Bucky’s Butchery is worth finding
The Weekly 2/13/2013
Mentioned: Bucky’s Butchery
Quoted: Robby Weyker, Graduate Student, Animal Science

UW-Madison professor to lead science organization 2/15/2013
Mentioned: Timothy Donohue, Bacteriology

Trolls Are Ruining Science Journalism
Smithsonian 2/18/2013
Mentioned: UW-Madison’s Life Science Communications research

Discussing human impact on the Northwoods
The Lakeland Times 2/15/2013
Quoted: Thomas Steele, Senior Scientist, Kemp Natural Resources Station

Cutting losses, not boosting yield, is biggest value of GMO corn, UW researchers say
Agri-View 2/21/2013
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Guanming Shi, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Jean-Paul Chavas, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Johnson new Crop and Soils Educator
Agri-View 2/21/2013
Mentioned: Heidi Johnson, Alumna, Entomology

Possibility of herbicide carryover high this year
Agri-View 2/21/2013
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Conserve dollars: Let corn take advantage of carryover N
Agri-View 2/21/2013
Quoted: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science

Wisconsin’s Central Sands produces plenty of potatoes
The Country Today 2/20/2013
Mentioned: UW-Madison potato research

Oats an option for high-quality fall forage
The Country Today 2/19/2013
Mentioned: UW Agronomy research

UW-Madison will dedicate its refurbished Dairy Cattle Center, March 9
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/21/2013
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, Dean
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science department chair

More water for the desert–and beyond
Quoted: Krishnapuram Karthikeyan, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

Farm Boom Sows Jobs Bounty (Sign in required)
The Wall Street Journal 2/13/2013

Report: Climate change could devastate agriculture
USA Today 2/5/2013

Don’t believe the claims about raw milk; it’s safe
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/20/2013

Wisconsin’s raw-milk cheese-makers question need for more FDA regulation
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/20/2013