CALS in the News for the Week of July 6-12

In the News:

Farm Bureau Supports Passage of 2013-15 State Budget
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Association 7/2/2013
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant
Mentioned: Meat and Muscle Biology Laboratory

Columbus City Council hears more about Capstone Project
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen 7/5/2013
Mentioned: Stacey Brochtrup, Student, Landscape Architecture

Local tennis legend John Powless finds training sanctuary at UW-Madison turf center
Wisconsin State Journal 7/10/2013
Quoted: Tom Schwab, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Education Facility

Mosquitoes and black flies swarm Wisconsin
Channel3000 7/9/2013
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

When mosquitoes swarm, business swarms
NBC 15 7/9/2013
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

UW Ag Research Stations Welcomes New Faces
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/8/2013
Mentioned: Felix Navarro, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: Janet Hedtke, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: Ron Skoyen, Agricultural Research Stations

Leaf-cutter ants may reveal secrets to creating biofuels
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/8/2013
Quoted: Frank Aylward, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

UW-Madison Researchers Lift the Hood on Biofuels Testing
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center 7/11/2013
Presented by: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Reading the fine print: Can conservation easements allow adaptive management?
UW News 7/8/2013
Quoted: Adena Rissman, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Late blight comes early to Wisconsin potatoes, tomatoes
Agri-View 7/11/2013
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic

American Cheese Society Conference Comes to Madison
Agri-View 7/11/2013
Mentioned: Bob Bradley, Food Science
Mentioned: Scott Rankin, Food Science
Mentioned: Luis Jimenez-Maroto, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Arnoldo Lopez-Hernandez, Center for Dairy Research

Badger Swine Symposium set for July 17
Agri-View 7/11/2013
Mentioned: UW-Extension Swine Team
Mentioned: Jamie Reichert, Animal Science
Mentioned: Tom Crenshaw, Animal Science
Mentioned: Arlington Research Station

Of Interest:

Whole Foods Recalls Cheese Linked to Listeria Outbreak
ABC News 7/7/2013

A Free Miracle Food!
New York Times 7/10/2013

UW flexible degrees green-lighted by accrediting agency
Wisconsin State Journal 7/12/2013

Proposed Fish Passage Raises Concerns About Asian Carp
Wisconsin Public Radio News 7/12/2013

Schultz Farm holds final International Day
The Herald-Independent 7/3/2013

Shattered bats in MLB reach low behind Madison lab’s research
NBC 15 7/11/2013