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CALS in the News for the Week of February 15-21

In the News:

Modified poplars convert to ethanol more efficiently
CALS News 2/17/14
Quoted: John Ralph, Biochemistry

View 2014 Ag Outlook Forum presentations online
eCALS 2/17/14
Mentioned: Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum

Research cracks forage analysis bottleneck – Audio
CALS News 2/21/14
Quoted: David Combs, Dairy Science

Dairy farmers squeezing white gold from cows
Wisconsin State Journal 2/16/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Wis. dairy farmers enjoying rare price boom
Fdlreporter.com 2/16/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Wisconsin dairy farmers enjoying rare price boom
Greenbaypressgazette.com 2/17/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

California federal order effort still on track
Dairyherd Network 2/18/14
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

The open-source seed movement in Wisconsin
Isthmus 2/20/14
Quoted: Jack Kloppenburg, Community and Environmental Sociology
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Helping Wisconsin’s dairy industry grow
Tammy Baldwin 2/19/14
Mentioned: CALS

Report: State’s farm losses significant
Leader-Telegram 2/20/14
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Census data showing fewer farms, less land in state is incomplete, analysts say
Madison.com 2/20/14
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Report shows significant farm losses in Wisconsin
Portage Daily Register 2/20/14
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

New method to measure soybean rhizobia
Ag professional 2/14/14
Quoted: Branden Furseth, graduate student, Soil Science

Of Interest:

Cows make more milk when listening to slow jams
The Independent 2/19/14

Ask the Weather Guys: Is this an unusual winter?
Wisconsin State Journal 2/17/14

Bangladeshi workers visit UW-Madison to promote workers’ rights
Wisconsin State Journal 2/20/14

UW ‘State Of The Bay’ Report Gives Green Bay C-Minus
Wisconsin Public Radio 2/21/14

Cheese lovers to participate in third Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship
Agri-View 2/16/14

Ben + Jerry’s to go full non-GMO by mid-year
Ag Canada 2/18/14

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