CALS in the News for the Week of November 30-December 6

In the News:

U.S. butter consumption reaches highest level in 40 years
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12/01/2013
Quoted: Marianne Smukowski, Center for Dairy Research

One Man’s Trash…
TheScientist 12/01/2013
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

Wisconsin Idea: Past and Future
WXPR 12/03/2013
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean

Biosolids for the sod business – Audio
CALS News 12/06/2013
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

USDA to revise cost of production data
Capital Press 12/03/2013
Mentioned: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Invasive beetle poses serious danger to Madison tree population
The Badger Herald 12/02/2013
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

AmeriCorps Farm to School adds new host site
Agri-View 12/04/2013
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Bethel honored with Nourish Iowa Award for local food efforts 12/04/2013
Quoted: Brittany Bethel, alumnus, Community and Environmental Sociology

Just beans and corn
AgWeek 12/06/2013
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Contest challenges dairy students
Agri-View 12/04/2013
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

Manure spills in 2013 the highest in seven years statewide
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12/05/2013
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Report: 2013 Not a Good Year for Manure Spills
Wisconsin Ag Connection 12/06/2013
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

300,000 gallon manure spill the second to hit Lake Mendota watershed in a year
The Cap Times 12/04/2013
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Huge manure spills have to stop
Wisconsin State Journal 12/05/2013
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Of Interest:

Holiday ‘cannibal sandwiches’ sicken Wisconsin residents
Fox News 12/06/2013

State Conservationist: December 5 is World Soil Day
Wisconsin Ag Connection 12/05/2013

US Agriculture Department says butter sales are up in Wisconsin 12/01/2013

PETA Bus Ad Campaign In Madison Targets UW For Use of Lab Animals
Wisconsin Public Radio 12/03/2013

Wisconsin farms spilled 1 million gallons of manure this year
StarTribune 12/06/2013

1 million gallons of manure spilled this year 12/06/2013

Manure use increases on Wisconsin farms 12/06/2013