CALS in the New for the Week of May 3-9

In the News:

Open Source Seeds
As It Happens CBC Radio 4/21/2014
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Fighting the seed monopoly: ‘We want to make free seed a sort of meme’
The Guardian 5/02/14
Quoted: Jack Kloppenburg, Community and Environmental Sociology

Brown gold: Project turns dairy farm into cellulosic bio-refinery
Agri-View 5/07/14
Quoted: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Tom Cox, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Spring sheepshearing meets growing demand for natural wool
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5/05/14
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Bacon Fest organizers announce new stop on tour
The Des Moines Register 5/06/14
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

Jobs recovery expected to continue, slowly
The Journal Times 5/05/14
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW researchers working on new antibiotics
CBS 58 News 5/02/14
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

Tom Still column: Dairy innovation alive and well in Wisconsin as industry adapts 5/03/14
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Ride Dedicated To Longtime Agricultural Teacher Ray Miller
Bloomer Advance 5/07/14
Mentioned: Dick Cates, emeritus, Soil Science

Kammel noted for dairy modernization
Morning Ag Clips 5/08/14
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Brian Holmes, emeritus

Kammel Receives 20014 Pound Extension Award
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/09/14
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Brian Holmes, emeritus

Farm and Industry Short Course invites alumni back to campus
Agri-View 5/04/14
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Barn dance celebrates UW College of Agricultural and Life Sciences’ 125th anniversary
Agri-View 5/04/14
Mentioned: CALS

Safety should be a top priority this spring
The Country Today 5/05/14
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Wisconsin bats threatened by white nose syndrome – Audio
CALS News 5/09/14
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Creating a healthier world: CALS-based global health certificate program proves popular among students
CALS News 5/05/14
Mentioned: Numerous CALS faculty and students

Captiol ideas: Landscape Architecture students design statehouse flowerbeds
eCALS 5/05/14
Mentioned: Robert Holicek, student, Landscape Architecture
Mentioned: Arianna Netzky, student, Landscape Architecture
Mentioned: Kristi Sherfinski, student, Landscape Architecture

Of Interest:

USDA Boosts Money For Local Foods, Markets
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/09/14

Report Examines How Public Health Funds Are Spent
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/08/14

Record Meat Costs Mean Pricey Barbecues: Chart of the Day
Bloomberg 5/08/14

USDA to make historic investment of $78 million for local food enterprises
Agri Pulse 5/08/14

Madison looks to continue accessibility to farmers’ market for low-income consumers
The Badger Herald 5/01/14