CALS in the News for the Week of August 9-15

In the News:

Thousands attended Farm Technology Days in Portage County
WTAQ 8/15/14
Mentioned: Ron Schuler, Biological Systems Engineering

Antibiotics, Immunity, and Obesity
The Scientist 8/14/14
Quoted: Federico Rey, Bacteriology

Field Day to Focus on Organic Vegetables
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/14/14
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture

Column: Why I cycled more than 500 miles for trees 8/13/14
Mentioned: Bruce Allison, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Meat prices soar 8/9/14
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Sciences

Cranberry growers struggle for income amid oversupply 8/10/14
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Why isn’t there a Shazam for bird songs?
Technology Tell 8/12/14
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

Alfalfa mosaic virus, phytophthora plaguing soybeans
Agri-View 8/13/14
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

The Vineyards of Cambridge materializing
The Cambridge News & The Independent 8/14/14
Mentioned: Bill Ranguette, alumnus, Landscape Architecture

Warmka named Fairest of the Fair
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen 8/13/14
Quoted: Carrie Warmka, undergraduate student, Dairy Science

Agronomy and Soils Field Day scheduled in Arlington
Agri-View 8/11/14
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Department of Agronomy

Arlington Station Agronomy/Soils Field Day is August 27
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/12/14
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Department of Agronomy

Fall is best time to care for lawns – Audio
CALS News 8/15/14
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

Images: A great day at the State Fair
CALS News 8/11/14
Pictured: CALS faculty, staff and students

Photo album: CALS students through the years
eCALS 8/11/14
Pictured: CALS alumni

Campus landscapes good enough to eat
eCALS 8/11/14
Mentioned: Julie Dawson, Horticulture
Quoted: Tom Boyden, undergraduate student, Horticulture

Field days focus on vegetable flavor
eCALS 8/11/14
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Of Interest:

FTD Field demo vegetables 8/14/14

Farmers markets explode in popularity 8/10/14

DNR May Phase Out Gypsy Moth Control Program
Wisconsin Public Radio 8/14/14

No Cases of Deadly Pig Virus Have Been Reported In State Since June
Wisconsin Public Radio 8/13/14

New to the Archaeologist’s Tool Kit: The Drone
The New York Times 8/13/14