CALS in the News for the Week of August 31-September 6

In the News:

UW-Madison Agronomy Works to Reduce Price on Sweet Corn
Wisconsin Farm Report 8/30/2013
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Quoted: Tessa Peters, Graduate Student, Agronomy

Cover crops gaining popularity with farmers
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/06/2013
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

A visit to the Lancaster ARS – Audio
CALS News 9/06/2013
Quoted: Arin Crooks, Agricultural Research Stations

White mold, SDS, Phytophthora lurking in soybean fields
Agri-View 9/04/2013
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

UW-Madison Offering New Crop Irrigation Tool
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/03/2013
Quoted: John Panuska, Biological Systems Engineering

Elizabethtown Area High School grad wins seat on FFA board
Lancaster Online 9/02/2013
Quoted: Diedre Bollinger, Graduate, Dairy Herd Management

Crop insurance: Government’s method of choice to support commodity agriculture
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/05/2013
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Obituary: Darell R. Hellenbrand 9/04/2013
Mentioned: Darell Hellenbrand, Alumnus, West Madison ARS

Drought-stress flips leaves, aborts seeds and pods
Agri-View 9/04/2013
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

High feed costs? Feedval 2012 to the rescue
Dairy Herd Management 9/02/2013
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science

UW’s new irrigation scheduling tool helps growers ensure that every drop counts
CALS News 9/02/2013
Quoted: John Panuska, Biological Systems Engineering

Do Tax and Expenditure Limits Hinder the Condition of Public Infrastructure? The Case of the Nation’s System of Bridges
Journalist’s Resource 8/06/2013
Cited: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW-Extension Unveils New
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/05/2013
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

400-Year Study Finds Northeast Forests Resilient, Changing
Science Daily 9/05/2013
Quoted: Dunbar Carpenter, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest:

On Campus: UW-Madison hires familiar face as its interim D.C. director
Wisconsin State Journal 9/03/2013

Cold comfort farms
The Economist 9/04/2013

UW-Madison professor studies peaceful primates’ capacity to adapt
The Cap Times 9/03/2013

Drought conditions return to area
Baraboo News Republic 9/04/2013

Illinois company turns grain bins into homes for the homeless
WCSH 6 08/30/2013

USDA: Many Americans struggling to find enough to eat
USA Today 9/05/2013