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CALS in the News for the Week of January 25-31

In the News:

Capturing Water: Sustaining Dams in Developing Countries
CALS News 1/27/2014
Mentioned: Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Charles Chang, graduate student, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Andrew Schreiber, graduate student, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Tom Rutherford, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Warm thanks to those working in the cold baa-rns
CALS News 1/27/2014
Quoted: Rusty Burgett, Agricultural Research Stations

What’s with sloths’ dangerous bathroom breaks? Maybe hunger
CALS News 1/28/2014
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Jorge Mendoza, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Slow food movement
The Economist 2/1/2014
Mentioned: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Cold weather hits insects hard – Audio
CALS News 1/31/2014
Quoted: Russell Groves, Entomology

This week on the Big Ten Network: “Saving the Honey Bee” with Christelle Guedot and Cameron Currie
eCALS 1/27/2014
Mentioned: Christelle Guedot, Entomology
Mentioned: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

New faculty profile: Brian Luck, agricultural machinery and precision ag specialist
eCALS 1/27/2014
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

CALS Holding Research Station Visit Days
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/31/2014
Mentioned: CALS
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

‘St. Louis of the Midwest’: Professor says Wisconsin likely to have warmer future
The Country Today 1/27/2014
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

Adapting to change: ‘Common-sense’ practices can help farmers cope with climate change
The Country Today 1/27/2014
Quoted: Dick Wolkowski, emeritus, Agronomy and Soil Science
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Lancaster Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

A new set of masters: Twenty-one meat crafters graduate from two-year program
The Country Today 1/27/2014
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science
Quoted: Mike Flanagan, graduate, Master Meat Crafter Training Program
Quoted: Louis Muench, graduate, Master Meat Crafter Training Program
Quoted: Jamie Cline, graduate, Master Meat Crafter Training Program

Wisconsin farm income at near-record levels in 2013
The Country Today 1/27/2014
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Wisconsin Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum

A dairy renaissance: Panel discusses reasons for Wisconsin’s dairy revival
The Country Today 1/27/2014
Quoted: Corey Geiger, alumnus, Dairy Science and Agricultural Economics
Mentioned: Wisconsin Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Of Interest:

Lake Michigan Ice Is Expanding!
National Weather Service 1/29/2014

The Great Lakes Go Dry: How One-Fifth Of The World’s Fresh Water Is Dwindling Away
Climate Progress 1/28/2014

Great Lakes have most ice in decades thanks to bitter winter
Phys Org 1/29/2014

California Farms Going Thirsty as Drought Burns $5 Billion Hole
Bloomberg 1/28/2014

Cheese Prices Climbing to Near Record Highs
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/31/2014

Amery food hub nears completion
The Country Today 1/27/2014

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