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

In the News:

Beef fetches prime price as drought shrinks cattle herds
The Seattle Times 3/06/14
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

Extinct passenger pigeon serves as reminder to learn from mistakes
Iowa State Daily 3/07/14
Quoted: Stanley Temple, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Butterfly disguise down to single gene
Nature 3/05/14
Quoted: Sean Caroll, Evolutionary Biology

The Mammoth Cometh
The New York Times 2/27/14
Mentioned: Stanley Temple, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

State Nitrogen Summit Planned at UW-Madison on March 28
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/07/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning

New Oscar Mayer iPhone alarm lets you wake to sound, smell of sizzling bacon
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/06/14
Quoted: Don Stanley, Life Sciences Communication

Vietnam’s cheap labor may turn out to be a hard sell
Thanh Nien News 3/05/14
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Like Sustainable Food? Support Public Plant Breeding
Civil Eats 3/05/14
Quoted: Tessa Peters, graduate student, Agronomy
Quoted: Adrienne Shelton, graduate student, Agronomy

After decades answering questions, Wisconsin’s insect guru retires
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/03/14
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology
Quoted: Larry Meiller, emeritus, Life Sciences Communication

Think twice before replanting soybeans
Farm and Ranch Guide 3/05/14
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Even while adapting, most Wisconsin farmers are climate change skeptics
The Cap Times 3/01/14
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Even while adapting, most Wisconsin farmers are climate skeptics
GazetteXtra 3/07/14
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

A look at CALS organic ag research
eCALS 3/03/14
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Ruth Grenger, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Amy Charkowski, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Russell Groves, Entomology

Stanley Temple on de-extinction: Will dead species live again?
CALS News 3/05/14
Quoted: Stanley Temple, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

March 28 Wisconsin Nitrogen Science Summit will address environmental health concerns
CALS News 3/07/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning

Two CALS alumni among WAA Forward Under 40 honorees
CALS News 3/05/14
Mentioned: Luxme Hariharan, alumnus, Biology
Mentioned: Tom Koch, alumnus, Plant Breeding and Genetics

New focus on nitrogen – Audio
CALS News 3/07/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning

Ditching Comments
On Wisconsin
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Putting Freshwater Species on the Map
On Wisconsin
Quoted: Sebastián Martinuzzi, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Eew or Yum?
On Wisconsin
Quoted: Gene DeFoliart, Entomology

Of Interest:

Harsh winter pinching greenhouses
Baraboo News Republic 3/03/14

Madison’s craft brewing industry takes crown
Wisconsin Gazette 3/06/14

Moo-d Music: Do Cows Really Prefer Slow Jams?
WLRN 3/06/14

Public Invited to Taste Cheeses at World Championship Contest
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/05/14

Environmental Groups Respond To Proposed Cuts In Great Lakes Restoration Funds
Wisconsin Public Radio 3/05/14

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