CALS in the News for the Week of April 19-25

In the News:

Making timely crop season decisions
Morning Ag Clips 4/24/14
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Be aware of diseases and weeds
Morning Ag Clips 4/20/14
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Who’s Protecting Whom From Deadly Toxin?
NPR 4/21/14
Quoted: Eric Johnson, Bacteriology

What Happens When Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Hot Dogs?
WPR 4/21/14
Quoted: Andrew Milkowski, Animal Science

Action Project: UW leads in good food system research
The Daily Cardinal 4/21/14
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Genetics and Agronomy

The Conservation Contributions of Modern Ag – Video
Crop Life America
Featured: Molly Jahn, Genetics and Agronomgy

Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research project aims to foster innovation
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/19/14
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Ag Day on Campus to be Held Wednesday at UW-Madison
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/21/14
Quoted: Kate Griswold, undergraduate student, Life Sciences Communication

Open Source Seed movement begins
Wisconsin State Farmer 4/24/14
Quoted: Jack Kloppenburg, Community and Environmental Sociology
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Open source seeds released by Open Source Initiative
Treehuger 4/24/14
Quoted: Jack Kloppenburg, Community and Environmental Sociology
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Food: Farm breakfast
Wisconsin State Journal 4/25/14
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

AWA Breakfast on the Farm Slated for April 27
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/17/14
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

New rules of the road – Audio
CALS News 4/25/14
Qutoed: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Foxes among Badgers: A family of foxes makes its home on campus
CALS News 4/22/14
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Bryan Bowen on potato breeding – Video
CALS News 4/21/14
Quoted: Bryan Bowen, Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station

CDR cheesemaker Ray Michels among UW classified staff honored for excelence
CALS News 4/21/14
Quoted: Ray Michels, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: John Jaeggi, Center for Dairy Research

Happy Cranniversary! Babcock rolls out a tart and tasty ice cream in honor of CALS 125th
eCALS 4/23/14
Mentioned: Dairy Coordinated Agricultural Project

Of Interest:

This Land Is Your Land
National Geographic 4/23/14

Why Chocolate Is Good for Us
The New York Times 4/24/14

Profit tastes like chicken in search for cheap meat
Chicago Tribune 4/19/14

New rules for moving farm equipment on Wisconsin highways approved
WTAQ 4/24/14

Researchers warn of health and environmental concerns surrounding livestock farms
Great Lakes Echo 4/22/14

‘Tis the season: a look back at the history of the iconic Terrace chair
The Badger Herald 4/24/14