CALS in the News for the Week of March 16-22

In the News
UW-Madison chooses Rebecca Blank as new chancellor
Wisconsin State Journal 3/19/2013
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communications

Dave Nelson: researcher, teacher, and collector
Daily Cardinal 3/19/2013
Quoted: Dave Nelson, Professor emeritus, Biochemistry

Governor Scott Walker Statement on Capital Budget
Office of the Governor Scott Walker 3/21/2013
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Tired of winter? Here’s a hint of spring.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/20/2013
Mentioned: Stanley Temple, Professor emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Christopher Bocast, Graduate student, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Genetic testing in the steak-house
European Research Media Center 11/5/2012
Quoted: Hasan Khatib, Dairy Science

Sulfur fertilizer for alfalfa eyed
Agri-View 3/21/2013
Mentioned: Carrie Loboski, Soil Science

Fruit crops specialist leaving UW-Extension
The Country Today 3/19/2013
Quoted: Rebecca Harbut, Horticulture
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean
Mentioned: John Shutske, CALS Associate Dean

Two for one? Researchers’ beef twinning study sparks debate
The Country Today 3/19/2013
Quoted: Brian Kirkpatrick, Animal Science

Expert: Climate change has Upper Midwest forests in the cross hairs
The Country Today 3/19/2013
Quoted: Lee Frelich, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Walker’s State Budget Maintains Core Missions
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/21/2013
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Expanded Science Expeditions opens doors to UW-Madison research
UW News 3/21/2013
Quoted: Ana Garic, Nutritional Sciences
Mentioned: CALS Dairy Cattle Center

Small differences in how a technology is defined can make a big difference in how the public feels about it
UW News 3/8/2013
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communications
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communications

Catching up: John Vrieze’s dairy gets greener by growing greens
CALS News 3/18/2013
Mentioned: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

Large crowds attend Dairy Cattle Center opening
CALS News 3/20/2013
Mentioned: CALS Dairy Cattle Center

Lauer: the protective value of transgenic corn hybrids – Audio
CALS News 3/22/2013
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Of Interest
As Crop Prices Surge, Investment Firms and Farmers Vie for Land
The New York Times 3/18/2013

A growing market: Milwaukee farmers market finds fast success through committed vendors, regular customers
The Country Today 3/20/2013