CALS In the News for the Week of July 12-18

In the News:

Ouch! Mosquito population on the rise, experts say
Kenosha News 7/18/14
Quoted: P.J. Liesch, Entomology
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Awareness Is Overrated
Science Of Us
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Everyone’s eating butter again – if you can afford it
CBS 7/14/14
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Hail smashes crops, piles up inches deep in parts of Door County
Wisconsin State Journal 7/16/14
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Agricultural Research Stations

UW-Madison scientists seek alternatives to cranberry pollination
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/13/14
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology
Mentioned: Jeremy Hemberger, graduate student, Entomology

University of Wisconsin scientists test alternative methods to pollinate cranberries
StarTribune 7/17/14
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Scientists test alternate pollination methods for cranberries 7/16/14
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Scout the End of July for Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 7/18/14
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Wheel track damage to soybeans consideration
Agri-View 7/16/14
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Bacterial spot in tomatoes discussed
Agri-View 7/13/14
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

New beginnings for the 67th Alice in Dairyland
Agri-View 7/16/14
Mentioned: Zoey Brooks, alumnus, Animal Science

The life and death of Wisconsin wolves – Audio
CALS News 7/18/14
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Empty nests: Wisconsin conservationists commemorate the passenger pigeons that once darkened our skies
CALS News 7/14/14
Quoted: Stanley Temple, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Making a film on the roots of corn
CALS News 7/14/14
Mentioned: John Doebley, Genetics

Hancock Ag Research Station – Video
CALS News 7/14/14
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station

Images from Sturgeon Bay station: Hail and rain
eCALS 7/15/14
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

New faculty Q & A: Erin Silva
eCALS 7/14/14
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology

Of Interest:

The 60-gallon solution: Inoculating a giant elm is an all-day affair
eCALS 7/14/14

Lobbyists of all kinds flock to Farm Bill
HPPR 7/15/14

Look out behind the bus stop, here come guerrilla gardeners digging up an urban revolution
The Conversation 7/16/14

State And Federal Officials Begin Research On Eau Claire County Deer Ticks
Wisconsin Public Radio 7/17/14