CALS in the News for the Week of February 1-7

In the News:

CALS Extension leader named UW-Extension interim provost and vice chancellor
CALS News 2/04/14
Quoted: John Shutske, Cooperative Extension

Lancaster and Marshfield Ag Research Stations host visit days for prospective CALS students
CALS News 2/04/14
Mentioned: Lancaster Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Mark Stephenson – 2014 Farm Bill
CALS News 2/03/14
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Farm expenses stable, cash rent pressured – Audio
CALS News 2/07/14
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The nice thing about this nasty weather: It’s killing bad bugs
eCALS 2/03/14
Mentioned: Russell Groves, Entomology

A great memoir of James F. Crow
eCALS 2/03/14
Mentioned: James Crow, emeritus, Genetics

Shutske Tapped as Interim UW-Extension Provost
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/05/14
Quoted: John Shutske, Cooperative Extension

Industrial Hemp Could Return To Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio 2/03/14
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

How Birds Survive The Extreme Cold
Wisconsin Public Radio 2/05/14
Quoted: Scott Craven, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Researchers develop new crop varieties tailor-made for organic farms
Crop Science Society of America 2/05/14
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Quoted: Tessa Peters, graduate student, Agronomy
Mentioned: Adrienne Shelton, graduate student, Agronomy

Record milk sales boosted Wisconsin farm income, report says 1/23/14
Mentioned: Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum

Teacher Feature: Craig Kohn
National Association of Agricultural Education 1/30/14
Quoted: Craig Kohn, alumnus, Agricultural Education

Indianhead Sheep Breeders Association presents awards
Agri-View 2/05/14
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Arlington Sheep Day to be held Mar. 15
Agri-View 2/05/15
Mentioned: Jeff Held, alumnus, Meat and Animal Science
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

It pays to stretch hay supply by feeding ewes more corn
Agri-View 2/05/14
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board staff members promote agriculture and eating and growing a healthy Wisconsin
Agri-View 2/05/14
Quoted: Angie Edge, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism

Klein juggles people, programs, progress reports
Agri-View 2/04/14
Quoted: Duane Klein, alumnus, Agricultural Engineering

‘Good year’ on the horizon: Lower feed prices should help make 2014 profitable for dairy farmers
The Country Today 2/03/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Despite manure spill, supporters say community digesters have positive impact on environment
Madison Commons 2/07/14
Quoted: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Lecture to explore fate of passenger pigeons
AgriNews 2/07/14
Quoted: Stan Temple, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Dairy Subsidies and SNAP Reductions
Pulse 2/07/14
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Mauer is ‘Master Meat Crafter’
Star Times 2/05/14
Quoted: Dave Mauer, alumnus, Wisconsin Master Meat Crafter Program
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

Of Interest:

Virus Killing 5 Million Pigs Spurs Hog-Price Rally: Commodities
Bloomberg 2/6/2014

Designer Seed Thought to Be Latest Target by Chinese
The New York Times 2/04/14

Thick Ice and Clear Water as Sturgeon Seasons Opens
Wisconsin Public Radio 2/07/14

Prairie Du Chien Native is Medal Contender At Sochi Olympics
Wisconsin Public Radio 2/06/14

Sochi Olympics torch adventures: from Pole to space to world’s deepest lake
Fox News 2/05/14