CALS in the News for the Week of November 23-29

In the News:

Onset of emerald ash borer means a change in Madison’s urban landscape
The Cap Times 11/26/2013
Quoted: Mark Rickenbach, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Laura Jull, Horticulture

BackTags: Hunters need to be wary of deer ticks 11/26/2013
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Weed resistance to herbicides a growing threat with annual crops
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 11/25/2013
Mentioned: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Wisconsin has grown into a hotbed of organic farming
Star Tribune 11/23/2013
Quoted: Erin Silva, Agronomy

Dietram Scheufele speaks at UW-Madison’s first TEDx conference
The Daily Cardinal 11/25/2013
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Local economy receives boost with USDA funding for rural co-op development
CALS News 11/27/2013
Quoted: Brent Hueth, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Two CALS professors named AAAS fellows
CALS News 11/25/2013
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: William Karasov, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

UW-Madison seniors wins Rhodes Scholarship
CALS News 11/27/2013
Quoted: Drew Birrenkott, undergraduate, Biochemistry

UW School for Beginning Market Growers offered in January
CALS News 11/27/2013
Author: Cris Carusi, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

The sweet science of making candy
CALS News 11/25/2013
Mentioned: Rich Hartel, Food Science

Former DNR regulator raises concerns about runoff from large dairy operations
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 11/29/2013
Quoted: Gordon Stevenson, alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest:

Iowa in the Amazon
New York Times 11/24/2013

You Say Potato Co-op, They Say Potato Cartel
NPR 11/29/2013

2013 pest detects reflect in state’s crop diversity
AgriView 11/27/2013

Sustainable Agriculture Helps Profits For Central Wisconsin Brewery
Wisconsin Public Radio 11/26/2013

Wisconsin agricultural exports continue to increase
AgriView 11/27/2013