CALS in the News for the Week of January 4-10

In the News:

The human microbiome: Scientists work to understand the potential that microbes may hold for human health
CALS News 1/06/2014
Quoted: Jim Steele, Food Science
Quoted: Heidi Goodrich-Blair, Bacteriology

Congrats to ARS award winners: Eileen Cullen, Mike Maroney, Phil Holman, Lia Klatt
eCALS 1/06/2014
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology
Mentioned: Phil Holman, Agricultural Research Stations

Forward Motion – Say Cheese! – Video
YouTube 1/06/2014
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science

Wisconsin dairy business looks solid – Audio
CALS News 1/10/2014
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Photos: Logging horses at work in Monona
Wisconsin State Journal
Mentioned: Luke Saunders, alumnus, Forestry

Skop elected to society’s board
UW News 1/09/2014
Mentioned: Ahna Skop, Genetics

2014 could be a good year for dairy farms
North Country Public Radio 1/07/2014
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Wisconsin’s largest dairy holds ribbon cutting for AD system
Biomass Magazine 1/06/2014
Quoted: Jim Ostrom, alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Big Ten’s Eco Efforts: The University of Wisconsin
Great Lakes Echo 1/06/2014
Mentioned: F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture

Yahara Pride looks to enlist local farmers in the fight against phosphorous runoff
The Cap Times 1/08/2014
Mentioned: Randy Endres, alumnus, Dairy Science

Fine Tuning WI Vegetable Production
Farm Report with Pam Jahnke
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Animal needs surge in frigid temperatures
Hoard’s Dairyman 1/07/2014
Mentioned: Amy Stanton, Dairy Science

Wildlife Ecologist Recaps Wildlife News Of 2013
Wisconsin Public Radio 1/08/2014
Quoted: Scott Craven, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

New technology could help crops thrive in crowded fields
Agri-View 1/08/2014
Quoted: Richard Vierstra, Genetics

WCO hires McGinnis as executive director
Agri-View 1/08/2014
Mentioned: Maria McGinnis, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism

Wisconsin Nursery Association awards scholarship
Agri-View 1/08/2014
Quoted: Adam Prugh, student, Horticulture

Commodity Forecasts
AgWeb 1/08/2014
Quoted: Robert Cropp, emertius, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Fed official sympathizes with community banks in Madison speech
Wisconsin State Journal 1/10/2014
Mentioned: Robert Cropp, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest:

Brutal cold slows U.S. farming and meat business
Reuters 1/06/2014

Solar projects cool in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1/07/2014

Kale, Kale Everywhere, but Only Cheetos to Eat
The Atlantic 1/08/2014

Sample the best of Wisconsin cheesemakers at the 2014 Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest
Isthmus 1/07/2014

Renewable Energy Slowly Increasing In Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio 1/10/2014

Cheerios says no to Monsanto
USA Today 1/08/2014