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

In the News:

Cherry Crop Suffers From Long, Harsh Winter
Wisconsin Public Radio 3/12/14
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Agricultural Research Stations

Organic Agriculture Research Growing At Midwestern Universities
Wisconsin Public Radio 3/07/14
Quoted: Erin Silva, Agronomy

Wisconsin potatoes: A rainbow of opportunities 3/11/14
Author: Kristin Olson, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station

Head Injuries: Tiny Subjects Shed Light
On Wisconsin
Quoted: Barry Ganetzky, Genetics

Even while adapting, some Wisconsin farmers are climate skeptics
The Country Today 3/10/14
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW-Madison’s Dairy Science Dept. to Hold Spring Visit Day
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/10/14
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science

Beef supply shrinking, prices going up 3/11/14
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

Drought sends prices soaring: No relief from spike predicted any time soon
Missoulian 3/09/14
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

USDA Wants to Step Up Innovation Research
Science News 3/07/14
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Genetics

Wisconsin Nitrogen Summit Will Address Environmental And Health Concerns
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 3/12/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning

Wisconsin Nitrogen Summit will address environmental and health concerns
Agri-View 3/09/14
Mentioned: CALS

Assessing runoff risk – Audio
CALS News 3/14/14
Quoted: Laura Good, Soil Science
Quoted: Rick Wayne, Soil Science

A college is born – Video
CALS News 3/10/14
Mentioned: Michael Bell, Community and Environmental Sociology

UW-Madison dairy science department to hold spring visit day April 11
CALS News 3/10/14
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Paradigm shifts, great discoveries and shining moments
CALS News 3/11/14
Mentioned: Numerous CALS faculty

Of Interest:

Agriculture, entertainment or housing: Detroit seeks developers with ideas for closed school buildings
M Live 3/13/14

A Tale of Two Winters
Time 3/13/14

Warm-Up Makes Manure Runoff A Risk
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 3/10/14

Farm Bill Reflects Shifting American Menu and a Senator’s Persistent Tilling
The New York Times 3/08/14

‘Seed libraries’ try to save the world’s plants
The Boston Globe 3/09/14