CALS in the News for the Week of Feb. 23 – Mar. 1

In the News

Advancing Science in India
Science Careers (Science) 2/22/2013
Quoted: Aseem Ansari, Biochemistry

How Wisconsin’s climate is changing
WKOW News 2/20/2013
Quoted: Chris Kucharic, Agronomy

Invasive species threaten Wis. trees
The Badger Herald 2/25/2013
Quoted: Ken Raffa, Entomology

UW-Madison team’s factsheet and video kick-off new series on switchgrass for biofuel
Agri-View 2/28/2013
Mentioned: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering

Wisconsin climate trending towards more extremes
Agri-View 2/28/2013
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

Budget briefing: Agriculture department proposals explained
The Country Today 2/26/2013
Mentioned: The UW Center for Dairy Research

Crop insurance deadline nearing
The Country Today 2/26/2013
Quoted: Paul Mitchel, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW-Extension workshop to focus on dairy reproductive efficiency
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/28/2013
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Cropp Report: Export Market Could Help Dairy Prices in 2013
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/27/2013
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW-Madison Dairy Cattle Center Plans Open House March 9
Wisconsin Agriculturist 2/26/2013
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

FDA Marks Rare Disease Day 2013 (Video)
FDA 2/28/2013
Mentioned: Denise Ney, Nutritional Sciences

The food industry and obesity: NYT story begins with a CALS grad
CALS News 2/25/2013
Quoted: James Behnke, Alumnus, Food Science

New tomato varieties boost late blight resistance – Audio
CALS News 3/1/2013
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Of Interest
Aspartame In Milk: Dairy Industry Seeks Approval To Drop Label For Artificial Sweeteners
The Huffington Post 2/26/2013

An Iowa Farmer’s Quest for No Ordinary Pig
The New York Times 2/28/2013