CALS in the News for the Week of September 7-13

In the News:

Scientists help farmers create greener dairies 9/09/2013
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Sept. 19 field day to look at establishing perennial grass for bioenergy crops
CALS News 9/11/2013
Mentioned: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering

Q&A on Cover Crops with Matt Ruark
UW Extension 8/30/2013
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Chris Rickert: Water in to water out, Watertown to Pewaukee
Wisconsin State Journal 9/12/2013
Quoted: Suzan Nitzke, Nutritional Sciences

CALS honors four Wisconsin ag leaders and two agricultural scientists
CALS News 9/12/2013
Mentioned: Roger Blobaum, alumnus
Mentioned: Henry Fribourg, alumnus
Mentioned: Allan Schultz, alumnus
Mentioned: Warren Gabelman, emeritus

Lasker Awards Go to Five Scientists and Gateses
The New York Times 9/09/2013
Mentioned: Richard Scheller, alumnus, Biochemistry

Manitowoc County Farm Focus: Ran-Rose Farms in rural Reedsville 9/05/2013
Mentioned: Corey and Angela Geiger, UW CALS alumni

UW-Madison alumnus wins major award for exploring chemistry of the nervous system
CALS News 9/12/2013
Quoted: Richard Scheller, alumnus, Biochemistry

UW faculty say GOP gunning for shared governance
The Cap Times 9/09/2013
Quoted: William Tracy, Agronomy

WAC Showcase Auction benefits education projects statewide
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/12/2013
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

New Threat to Shared Governance
Higher Ed 9/09/2013
Quoted: William Tracy, Agronomy

UW Ag Economist Examines Trends in State Farmland Values
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/09/2013
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Group questions unintended consequences of federally subsidized crop insurance
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/12/2013
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin’s booming grape crop at risk of herbicide drift 9/08/2013
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture
Quoted: Judy Reith-Rozelle, former assistant superintendent of West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Growth In Farmland Values Reflects The Economics Of Cows Vs. Corn
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 9/09/2013
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

America’s Dairyland finding new markets with Hispanic cheeses
JS Online 9/10/2013
Quoted: Luis Jimenez-Maroto, Center for Dairy Research

Of Interest:

Wolf hunting still divides Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal 9/10/2013

U.S. approves Chinese company’s purchase of Smithfield
Politico 9/06/2013

Short on rain, Wisconsin slides back into drought
Wisconsin State Farmer9/12/2013

Tree-killing emerald ash borer continues spreading across state
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/07/2013

Rethinking the Scale of Graduate Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education 9/09/2013