CALS in the News for the Week of February 8-14

In the News:

A visit to Kemp Natural Resources Station – Audio
CALS News 2/14/14
Quoted: Thomas Steele, Kemp Natural Resources Station

Moving ahead with CALS’ priority themes
eCALS 2/10/14
Mentioned: CALS

State soybean yield contest winners named
Agri-View 2/12/14
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

UW-Extension-UW-Madison administrator to lead UW-Extension
Agri-View 2/12/14
Mentioned: John Shutske, Cooperative Extension
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean
Mentioned: CALS

WCO honors scholarship winners; accepting applications for 2014
Agri-View 2/12/14
Quoted: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering

Capitol Update: WFU sets Farm and Rural Lobby Day
Agri-View 2/10/14
Mentioned: John Shutske, Cooperative Extension
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean

Learning at the next level: Dane County 4-H’ers attend National Agri-Science Summit
The Country Today 2/10/14
Mentioned: Kevin Shelley, Horticulture

Shutske named to interim Extension post
The Country Today 2/10/14
Quoted: John Shutske, Cooperative Extension

Genomes to Fields Initiative Hopes to Translate Sequencing Findings into Crop Breeding Decisions
Genomeweb 2/11/14
Quoted: Natalia de Leon, Agronomy

Supporters: Despite spills, manure digesters make positive impact 2/11/14
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Center

More than just cheese
Baraboo News Republic 2/11/14
Quoted: Kristin Olson, alumnus, Life Sciences Communication

Madison community brings variety to the table with unique food culture
The Badger Herald 2/10/14
Quoted: Jack Kloppenburg, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: F H King, student organization
Mentioned: Slow Food UW, student organization

Of Interest:

Feds Shoot Down Beer Delivery By Drone
Nextgov 1/30/14

USDA Projects U.S. Net Farm Income to Decline 27% in 2014
The Wall Street Journal 2/11/14

Say cheese? Europeans would prefer we’d call it something else
Wisconsin State Journal 2/09/14

USAID says new farm law to boost food aid abroad 2/11/14

UW-Madison regains status as top producer of Peace Corps volunteers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/11/14

UW, WEDC Team Up On Fund To Bring Ideas To Market
Wisconsin Public Radio 2/14/14

How Beet Juice Is Helping Keep Roads Safe This Winter
Time 2/10/14