CALS in the News for the Week of August 2-8

Cranberries In the News:

Ocean Spray bogged down with legal challenges
The Cap Times 8/03/14
Quoted: Kyle Stiegert, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Ocean Spray bogged down with legal challenges 8/07/14
Quoted: Kyle Stiegert, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Cranberry growers struggle for income amid oversupply 8/07/14
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Cranberry industry, growers get creative to drive up demand
The Country Today 8/04/14
Quoted: Tom Lochner, alumnus, Agricultural Economics

Scientists test alternate pollination methods for cranberries
Fresh Plaza 8/07/14
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

In the News:

What’s The Big Screen Recipe For A Good Guy-Cry? You Tell Us
NPR 8/04/14
Quoted: Mark Rickenbach, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Potterton named director of UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course
Agri-View 8/04/14
Mentioned: Jessie Potterton, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism
Mentioned: Sarah Pfatteicher, Undergraduate Programs and Services

Some want to slow down on proposed spray manure ban 8/06/14
Mentioned: Becky Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

Look for late blight on tomatoes and potatoes – Audio
CALS News 8/08/14
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

West Madison Ag Research Station – Video
CALS News 8/06/14
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Tom Wright, Agricultural Research Stations

Mining bacterial blueprints yields novel process for creation of fuel and chemical compounds
CALS News 8/05/14
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Back to the land: CALS soil scientists lend expertise to natural burial sanctuary
CALS News 8/06/14
Quoted: Jerry Kaufman, emeritus, Urban and Regional Planning
Quoted: Stephen Ventura, Soil Science

CALS forest science grads fighting Washington State wildfires
eCALS 8/04/14
Mentioned: Hillary Grabner, alumnus, Forest Science
Mentioned: Ricky Keller, alumnus, Forest Science
Mentioned: Tim Ketelboeter, alumnus, Forest Science

Of Interest:

“Once you’re a Badger, you’re always a Badger:” Alums celebrate UW-Madison Day at the State Fair
Fox 6 Milwaukee 8/06/14

Could we be Toledo’d in Wisconsin?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/07/14

UPDATE: Wisconsin ranks No. 8 in number of farmers markets 8/02/14

UDSA kicks off Farmers Market Week
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/06/14

Aquaponics Innovation Center Will Train Workers, Develop New Techniques In Emerging Industry
Wisconsin Public Radio 8/06/14