CALS in the News for the Week of March 9 – 15

In the News
A year of gains and losses: How the 2012 drought affected Wisconsin agriculture
Madison Commons 3/12/2013
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Public tours refurbished Dairy Cattle Center – Video
WKOW News 3/9/3013
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean

Negative user comments can sway readers’ reaction to news, read at your own risk
Digital Trends, 3/11/2013
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dietram A. Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

A Fresh Approach to Fighting Hunger
Grow Magazine 03/2013
Mentioned: Jay Janowski, Alum, Dairy Science
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Growing grapevines: Number of Wisconsin vineyards, wineries continuing to rise
The Country Today 3/7/2013
Mentioned: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Extension beef specialist moves on, team fills in
The Country Today 3/12/2013
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science
Quoted: John Shutske, Associate Dean of CALS

New UW-Madison dairy facilities showcased during open house, dedication
The Country Today 3/12/2014
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

Newly renovated Dairy Cattle Center attracts crowd
Wisconsin State Farmer 3/13/2013
Quoted: Mike Peters, Dairy Science
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean

Badger Invitational, dairy barn dedication draws crowd
Wisconsin State Farmer 3/14/2013
Mentioned: Lou Armentano, Dairy Science

“Brow gold”: Project turns dairy farm into cellulosic bio-refinery
UW News 3/10/2013
Quoted: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Tom Cox, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Small differences in how a technology is defined can make a big difference in how the public feels about it
CALS News 3/11/2013
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Potato late blight likely in 2013 – Audio
CALS News 3/15/2013
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Of Interest
U.S. farmland stays hot, Ill. farm sells for $15K an acre
Chicago Tribune 3/11/2013

Champion Gouda puts Thorp on cheese lovers’ map
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/14/2013

Farmers asked to be careful when spreading manure during high-risk runoff time 3/14/2013

Global and U.S. tractor sales on the rise; expected to reach $44.2 billion by 2018
Machinefinder News 3/13/2013

Lobbyists for a day: Farmers take talking points to the Capitol
The Country Today 3/12/2013