CALS in the News for the Week of August 17-23

In the News:

Wisconsin Athletics to celebrate Wisconsin agriculture industry 8/22/2013
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean

Unprecedented genome editing control in flies promises insight into human development, disease
UW News 8/22/2013
Quoted: Jill Wildonger, Biochemistry
Quoted: Kate O’Connor-Giles, Genetics
Mentioned: Scott Gratz, Graduate student, Genetics

Big Ten schools make strides in medical, agricultural research
The Daily Nebraskan 8/22/2013
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

State’s first hunt didn’t reduce tensions over wolves
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/22/2013
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Department of Life Sciences Communication

Facebook Wars Erupt Over Colorado Teen’s Killing
Huffington Post 8/22/2013
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Raising beefier cattle just got harder 8/19/2013
Quoted: Dan Schaffer, Animal Science

Eat This Now: Rainbow Carrots 8/20/2013
Quoted: Philipp Simon, Horticulture

Grazing Seminars Scheduled for World Dairy Expo 8/20/2013
Mentioned: Dave Combs, Dairy Science

UW-Madison Surveying Dairy Producers’ Manure Practices
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/13/2013
Mentioned: Department of Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest:

USDA report says Wisconsin crops need more rain 8/19/2013

Gentine to succeed father as CEO of Sargento Foods
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/20/2013

New Lyme disease estimate: 300,000 cases a year 8/19/2013

Meetings focus on road rules for farm equipment
Green Bay Press Gazette 8/19/2013

UW-Platteville Ag Student Appointed to Board of Regents
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/19/2013

Scientists plan controversial lab-made bird flu
AgriNews 8/19/2013