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CALS in the News for the Week of April 26-May 2

Manure Spraying In the News:

Manure spraying under scrutiny
WisconsinWatch.org 4/27/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Ron Seely Discusses WCIJ Report On Liquid Manure Spraying
Wisconsin Public Television 4/25/14
Quoted: Ron Seely, Life Sciences Communication

Odor of controversy: Manure spraying can damage landscape and disrupt lives, some claim; farm operators say fears unfounded
Leader-Telegram 4/27/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Manure spraying under scrutiny: New method of dispersing waste can damage landscape, disrupt lives
The Country Today 4/28/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

New method of dispersing manure can damage landscape, disrupt lives
RiverTowns.net 4/27/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Manure spraying under scrutiny in Wisconsin
The Cap Times 4/27/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Manure spraying under scrutiny
The Chippewa Herald 4/28/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Manure spraying in Wisconsin under scrutiny
The Green Bay Press Gazette 4/27/14
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

In the News:

New UW-Madison postdoctoral program in feminist biology is the first in the nation
Isthmus 5/01/14
Quoted: Caitilyn Allen, Plant Pathology

Radio program about internet trolls – Audio
Bill Good Show, CKNW
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Ag Day comes to UW campus – Video
Channel3000.com
Mentioned: Collegiate Farm Bureau, student organization

Chris Rickert: Bring on the fried cheese! (Hold the manure)
Wisconsin State Journal 4/29/14
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Dairy Profitability

Tree hybrids planted in communities to battle disease
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/30/14
Mentioned: Brent McCown, emeritus, Horticulture

AWA Breakfast on the Farm – Video
WMTV 15
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture, student organization

One Percent – That’s It For WI Corn Planting
Farm Report
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

A Beautiful Lawn Can Also Be Healthy, Sustainable
Wisconsin Public Radio 4/25/14
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

Olson Reflects Back on Her Year as ‘Alice’
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/02/14
Quoted: Kristin Olson, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism

Planting season on schedule, so are rent hikes from landowners
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen 4/27/14
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

A lifetime of Jersey cattle, Barlass’ passion burns strong
Agri-View 4/30/14
Quoted: George Barlass, alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Wisconsin Grilled Cheese: Outdo Ordinary
Agri-View 4/30/14
Mentioned: Kristin Olson, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism

Gov. Scott Walker attends International Cheese Technology Expo
Agri-View 4/28/14
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Dairy grants help farmers increase productivity, profit
LaCrosseTribune.com 5/02/14
Mentioned: Dick Straub, Biological Systems Engineering

A closer look at heating with wood – Audio
CALS News 5/02/14
Quoted: Scott Sanford, Biological Systems Engineering

A kaleidiscope of carrots – Video
CALS News 4/29/14
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture

Of Interest:

Virus Kills Millions of American Pigs, Pushing Up Pork Prices
National Geographic 5/01/14

Report Finds Contaminated Storm Water Around Milwaukee Watersheds
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/02/14

Mumps Cases On The Rise This Year In Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio 4/30/14

Manure digesters seen as best hope for curbing lake pollution, but drawbacks remain
Madison.com 4/30/14

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