CALS in the News for the Week of February 22-28

In the News:

Beetlemania: The young Coleoptera Collection brings the UW bunches of beetles
CALS News 2/25/14
Quoted: Daniel Young, Entomology

What is a clean environment worth to rural Wisconsin?
CALS News 2/25/14
Quoted: Dan Phaneuf, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Corbett Grainer, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Nick Parker, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Saving the honeybee – Video
CALS News 2/25/14
Mentioned: Christelle Guedot, Entomology
Mentioned: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

Organic farming research pays off – Audio
CALS News 2/28/14
Quoted: Erin Silva, Agronomy

New report profiles UW-Madison organic agriculture research
CALS News 2/28/14
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Mentioned: Adrienne Shelton, graduate student, Agronomy
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Ruth Genger, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Amy Charkowski, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Erin Silva, Agronomy
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

UW-Madison AWA Recognizes Outstanding Members
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/26/14
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture, student organization, CALS

The quest for the perfect carrot
Imperial Valley Press 2/26/14
Quoted: Rob Kane, Horticulture
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture
Mentioned: Shelby Ellison, research associate, Horticulture
Quoted: Massimo Iorizzo, research associate, Horticulture

Taylor Holterman Wins DHIA Scholarship
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/27/14
Mentioned: Taylor Holterman, undergraduate student, Life Sciences Communication

Ag News in brief
Highlands Today 2/26/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Soy checkoff creates program to battle costly herbicide-resistant weeds
Agri Pulse 2/27/14
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Vita Plus expands dairy technical services team
Dairyherd Network 2/25/14
Mentioned: Augusta Hagen, alumnus
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science

Podcast: Milk prices bullish after USDA reports
Dairyherd Netowrk 2/24/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Grape Growers Honor Reith-Rozelle as Industry Person of the Year
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/26/14
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Serious farm problems in Wisconsin
Capitol Hill Blue 2/23/14
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest:

Strapped Scientists Abandon Research and Students
The Chronicle of Higher Education 2/24/14

Madison food carts scattering amid construction at Library Mall
Isthmus 2/27/14

R.I.P. ‘got milk?’ tagline
Dairyherd Network 2/24/14

EPA To Give Green Bay $500K For Environmentally Friendly Parking Lot
Wisconsin Public Radio 2/28/14

Sharply competitive world cheese championship to return to Madison
The Badger Herald 2/28/14