CALS in the News for the Week of June 8-14

In the News:

Wisconsin FFA membership hits 29-year high
Fox11 News 6/10/2013
Quoted: Vicki Janisch, AgrAbility

Cultivate careers in agribusiness
Wisconsin State Journal 6/10/2013
Mentioned: CALS
Mentioned: CALS Food Science team

UW-Madison biochemists’s name will go on three campus buildings and a complex
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 6/7/2013
Quoted: Kate Vandenbosch, CALS Dean
Mentioned: Hector DeLuca, emeritus, Biochemistry

Madison lagging behind peer cities in economic vitality
The Cap Times 6/12/2013
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Aaron Bohrod’s Madison Public Library mural is preserved; UW studio faces demolition
Isthmus 6/13/2013
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy
Mentioned: Farm Place

The Mystery of Dying Bees: Madison beekeepers, UW researchers look for answers
Isthmus 6/13/2013
Quoted: Daniel Kleinman, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Sainath Suryanarayanan, Entomology

Touring UW-Madison’s Lakeshore Nature Preserve and Class of 1918 Marsh
Isthmus 6/11/2013
Quoted: Ken Shapiro, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Mosquito Populations Return To Normal This Summer
Wisconsin Public Radio News 6/7/2013
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Experts predict a stronger mosquito season in Wis.
The Chippewa Herald 6/7/2013
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

PODCALS: Robots find a home on Wisconsin dairy farms
CALS News 6/14/2013
Presenting: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

How to Go Green
Urban Milwaukee 6/12/2013
Quoted: Gary Radloff, Director, Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative

Sisters receive scholarships
The Waunakee Tribune 6/9/2013
Mentioned: Cassandra Endres, student, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: UW-Madison Dairy Judging Team
Mentioned: Badger Dairy Club
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Precision ag, advanced IPM for orchards, other crops: In two locations
Agri-View 6/12/2013
Mentioned: CIAS, CALS
Mentioned: Regina Hirsch, Outreach Specialist, CIAS

Dairy product research center heading for multi-million dollar update
Agri-View 6/12/2013
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science

Be Smart When Choosing Yogurt
AgWeb 6/14/2013
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, emeritus, Nutritional Sciences

Potato industry helps create new professorship to lead UW’s potato breeding program
CALS News 6/14/2013
Quoted: Jeff Endelman, Horticulture

Researchers unearth bioenergy potential in leaf-cutter ant communities
CALS News 6/13/2013
Mentioned: Department of Bacteriology
Quoted: Frank Aylward, Bacteriology
Quoted: Garret Suen, Bacteriology

Of Interest:

Brazil’s Agricultural Boom: Farmers  Face Off Against Indians In Classic Conflict Putting People Seeking Land Against People Growing Food
International Business Times 6/8/2013

How Do UW Experts Judge Today’s Supreme Court Ruling On Gene Patenting?
Wisconsin Public Radio News 6/13/2013

More than 3,000 rare maps now online, Wisconsin Historical Society says
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 6/9/2013