CALS in the News for the Week of August 10-16

In the News:

Bacteria-Powered Light Bulb Is Electricity-Free
Discovery News 8/15/2013
Quoted: Michael Zaiken, Student, Biochemistry

How Safe Is Ghana’s Biosafety Committee?
SPY Ghana 8/15/2013
Mentioned: Professor Walter Alhassan, MSc Dairy Science

Meetings set to review impacts of agricultural equipment on roads
The Courier 8/14/2013
Mentioned: UW Extension

Freezing is a good way to enjoy garden later (Video)
Channel 3000 8/13/2013
Featured: Barbara Ingham, Food Science

A book for those who love agriculture
Agri-View 8/14/2013
Mentioned: CALS

We’re the center of the carrot world
CALS News 8/12/2013
Mentioned: Department of Horticulture

Luety lands grand and reserve champion barrows at Wisconsin State Fair
Agri-View 8/14/2013
Mentioned: Animal Science

UW-Madison Students, Professors Awarded Ag Research Grants
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/14/2013
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology
Mentioned: Elissa Chasen, Entomology
Mentioned: Jasmeet Lamba, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Jenna Lind, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Amy Charkowski, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Megan Chawner, Soil Science
Mentioned: Matt Ruark, Soil Science
Mentioned: Anne Pfeiffer, Horticulture
Mentioned: Erin Silva, Agronomy
Mentioned: Mallika Nocco, Agronomy
Mentioned: Christopher Kucharik, Agronomy
Mentioned: Claire Luby, Horticulture
Mentioned: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom offers a variety of educational resources
Agri-View 8/14/2013
Quoted: Darlene Arneson, alumnus, Agricultural Education

Whole-grain products only half the answer to disease prevention
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/10/2013
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, emerita, Nutritional Sciences

Photos: Cherry-picking time at the Peninsular Ag Research Station
CALS News 8/12/2013
Photos by Sevie Kenyon

UW cow comfort research available to all 8/12/2013
Mentioned: Dairyland Initiative

Obit: John R. Klossner 8/14/2013
Student, Dairy Science

New Farm to School site in Dunn County, four others 8/14/2013
Mentioned: CIAS

Of Interest:

Milwaukee County Zoo’s Puddles the hippo dies at 37
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/13/2013

Olinguito: ‘Overlooked’ mammal carnivore is major discovery
BBC News 8/15/2013

Researchers develop rabbits that glow in the dark
FOX News 8/15/2013

Arid Southwest Cities’ Plea: Lose the Lawn
The New York Times 8/11/2013

Farmlife: Fans of ‘backyard chickens’ flocking to Troller’s store, book
Agri-View 8/14/2013

Report examines sensitivity of coastal areas to climate change
UW-Extension News 8/7/2013

Dane County farmer gives Badgers football coach Gary Andersen his biggest welcome yet 8/14/2013