CALS in the News for the Week of September 14-20

In the News:

Korean soybean buyers visit Wisconsin fields
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/19/2013
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Wisconsin Students Among GROWMARK Scholarship Winners
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/17/2013
Mentioned: Jordan Haelfrisch, student, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Potato exchange benefits Peruvians
CALS News 9/17/2013
Quoted: Alfonso del Rio, Horticulture
Quoted: John Bamberg, Horticulture

A visit to the O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Education Facility (Podcast)
CALS News 9/20/2013
Quoted: Tom Schwab, Agricultural Research Stations

Westby graduate honored by Dairy Science Hall of Fame
Westby Times 9/18/2013
Mentioned: Clarence Olson, emeritus, Dairy Science

Scientists help farmers create greener dairies
Online Athens 9/17/2013
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Decades on, bacterium’s discovery feted as paragon of basic science
CALS News 9/18/2013
Quoted: Tom Brock, emeritus, Bacteriology

50 years of mowing
Golf Course Industry 9/17/2013
Mentioned: Emily Buelow, alumnus, Horticulture

Guilt-Free Cheese? Scientists Create Greener Pastures for Farmers
Global Animal 9/16/2013
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Of Interest:

Horticulture Society to host fall plant sale
CALS News 9/18/2013

Milwaukee’s latest antidote to icy streets: Cheese brine
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/11/2013

Old Green Bay armory could become  indoor farm
Green Bay Press Gazette 9/18/2013

Harvest Time
The Eagle 9/15/2013

Drones flying high at Farm Science Review
Springfield News-Sun 9/18/2103

After slim pickings last year, apple orchards roar back to life
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/19/2013

School menus loaded with local foods 9/17/2013

American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?
Delmarva Public Radio 9/19/2013

Record number of ag teachers hired
The Country Today 9/16/2013

Wisconsin farmland values increase 1 percent in a year
Capital Press 9/17/2013