CALS In the News for the Week of July 19-25

In the News:

Because They’re Tough To Spot, Deer Tick Nymphs Transmit Disease More Than Adults
Wisconsin Public Radio 7/21/14
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

UW-Madison scientists taking cranberry pollination to the wild side, 7/20/14
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology
Quoted: Jeremy Hemberger, graduate student, Entomology

Scientists test methods to pollinate cranberries
Jackson County Chronicle 7/23/14
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Chris Rickert: City turkeys are a treat — and maybe someday, a tasty one
Wisconsin State Journal 7/24/14
Quoted: Anna Pidgeon, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

State milk production in June shows slight increase
Wisconsin State Journal 7/21/14
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Teachers learn to grow education in garden
Channel 3000 7/23/14
Mentioned: Sam Dennis, Natural Resources – Landscape Architecture
Mentioned: Dale Schoeller, Nutritional Sciences

Butts alerts farmers of glyphosate-resistant weeds in Wisconsin
Agri-View 7/23/14
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Tommy Butts, graduate student, Agronomy
Mentioned: Ross Recker, alumnus, Agronomy
Mentioned: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Local blight report highlights need for potato research 7/22/14
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Dwight Mueller, Agricultural Research Stations

WPVGA: Potato Late Blight Hits Wisconsin; Growers Are Prepared 7/25/14
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Addressing a quiet crisis of rural life
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/19/14
Mentioned: Gena Cooper, alumnus, Biochemistry

Wis. alumni reception at Farm Tech Days
Morning Ag Clips 7/21/14
Mentioned: CALS

Younger generations not interested in timber 7/06/14
Quoted: Scott Bowe, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Behind the Scenes: Potato Late Blight, There’s Blight on the Wisconsin Landscape
The New Family Farm 7/22/14
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Recap of the Wisconsin insect season – Audio
CALS News 7/25/14
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Summer internship introduces landscape architecture student to Japanese gardens
eCALS 7/21/14
Quoted: Lily Mank, Landscape Architecture

Of Interest:

White House to Begin $10 Billion Rural Investment Fund
The New York Times 7/24/14

Rural US ripe for investment, Vilsack says
Statesman Journal 7/23/14

Bye, Bye OJ? A tiny bug is destroying the world’s citrus crop and science is still years from a cure
Business Insider 7/18/14

USDA fruit and vegetable pilot program
Morning Ag Clips 7/23/14

Some Food Companies Are Quietly Dumping GMO Ingredients
Health News Florida 7/25/14

Biomass trials show promise for future energy source
UW-Extention 7/18/14