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CALS in the News for the Week of November 22-28

In the News:

How People Make Summer Hotter
Scientific American 11/25/14
Mentioned: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

Cheese executive condemns epidemic of inauthentic, inferior additives
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 11/26/14
Quoted: Dean Sommer, Center for Dairy Research

Careers in Science and Agriculture – Audio
Cooperative Extension 11/21/14
Quoted: Sarah Botham, Life Sciences Communication

‘Amazing Race’ recap: UW #SweetScientists stage a Cookies and Cream comeback
The Cap Times 11/22/14
Mentioned: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science
Mentioned: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science

Record milk prices lead to huge profits for state dairy farmers
Wisconsin State Journal 11/23/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Dairy Profitability

Record year for dairy prices
AgriNews 11/24/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Dairy Profitability

Madison dairy farmers enjoy big profits, prepare for down year
WKOW 11/24/14
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Dairy Profitability

School for Beginning Market Growers Slated for January
Wisconsin Ag Connection 11/25/14
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Cranberries get new, lower-calorie treatment, thanks to UW graduate
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 11/25/14
Quoted: Jonathan Smith, alumnus, Plant Physiology

Kill Your Deer and Eat it, Too
Outside 11/24/14
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Funding for AgrAbility of Wisconsin
Morning Ag Clips 11/25/14
Quoted: Dick Straub, Biological Systems Engineering

Research trumping costly dairy cattle disease – Audio
CALS News 11/28/14
Quoted: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Google Glass goes to class
CALS News 11/26/14
Quoted: John Parrish, Animal Sciences

Of Interest:

Extra-duty pay across UW System rises to $17.3 million 11/27/14

Cranberry Growers Search for Ways to Share Their Bounty
The New York Times 11/26/14

The Next Green Revolution May Rely on Microbes
NovaNext 06/12/14

UW-Madison Vice Chancellor Reacts To Speaker’s ‘Ancient Mating Habits’ Comment
Wisconsin Public Radio 11/21/14

The WMMB Link: So much to be thankful for 
Agri-View 11/26/14