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

In the field:

Mark & Bob: Markets roaring
Dairy Herd Management 3/26/2014
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Quoted: Bob Cropp, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Meet the Plush GMO Mascot, Frank N. Foode
PR Watch 3/26/2014
Quoted: Karl Haro von Mogel, graduate student, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics

Milk’s glass half-empty, as demand falls
Yahoo! Finance 3/28/2014
Quoted: KJ Burrington, Center for Dairy Research

Thirst for milk wanes as other drinks muscle in
The Seattle Times 3/24/2014
Quoted: KJ Burrington, Center for Dairy Research

Milk consumption falls as trendier drinks surge
The Herald 3/24/2014
Quoted: KJ Burrington, Center for Dairy Research

Alice in Dairyland’s experiences are no small potatoes 3/26/2014
Quoted: Kristin Olson, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism

Two to be Inducted into Wisconsin Meat Hall of Fame
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/28/2014
Mentioned: Marion Greaser, emeritus, Animal Science

Plan to Attend UW Farm, Industry Short Course Preview Day
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 3/27/2014
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Research center helps cheesemakers develop award-winning cheeses
The Country Today 3/24/2014
Quoted: Dean Sommer, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Mark Johnson, Center for Dairy Research

Planning for the future: Trempealeau, Jackson County farms highlighted for calf care procedures
The Country Today 3/24/2014
Quoted: Amy Stanton, Dairy Science

Potato breeding at Rhinelander – Audio
UW-Extension 3/28/2014
Quoted: Brian Bowen, Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station

Meat Industry Hall of Fame inducts two
CALS News 3/27/2014
Mentioned: Marion Greaser, emeritus, Animal Science

Goodbye, bug guy
CALS News 3/24/2014
Mentioned: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Certified seed potatoes for Kenya
CALS News 3/24/2014
Quoted: Brooke Weber, Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Tissue Culture Laboratory

Climate change puts spotlight on Antarctica’s peculiar soils
CALS News 3/27/2014
Mentioned: Jim Bockheim, Soil Science

Of Interest:

U.S. drug firms move to bar antibiotic use in livestock growth
WHBL 3/27/2014

Wisconsin farmers fight to end federal food vouchers’ snub of potatoes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/24/2014

‘Sin Taxes’ On Soda May Not Decrease Obesity, New Study Finds
Wisconsin Public Radio 3/24/2014

Agricultural investment to continue
Global Times 3/27/2014

MorganMyers launches digital Food IQ Quiz in support of National Ag Day
MorganMyers 3/24/2014