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CALS in the News for the Week of November 29 – December 5

In the News:

Heed the Warnings: Why We’re on the Brink of Mass Extinction
The Daily Beast 11/30/14
Author: Sean Carroll, Genetics

‘Who Gets Kissed?’ is one corny UW invention
The Cap Times 12/05/14
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

New organic sweet corn variety
Fresh Plaza 12/05/14
Mentioned: John Navazio, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics

New sweet corn variety
Morning Ag Clips 12/04/14
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Mentioned: John Navazio, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics

How wolves die
Morning Ag Clips 12/03/14
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Amazing Race’ Recap: UW #SweetScientists survive backstabbing and backbreaking
The Cap Times 11/30/14
Mentioned: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science
Mentioned: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science

Tom Still: Public perceptions of science, tech often filtered through values versus data
Wisconsin State Journal 11/30/14
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Hernandez: 5-to-10-years from new method to prevent milk fever
Dairy Herd Management 12/03/14
Quoted: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Dairy Science Undergrads Get Real-World Experience at Badger Dairy Challenge
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 12/02/14
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

UW-Madison CALS commemorating 125th anniversary
The Country Today 12/01/14
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean

Flooding a Market Does Not Match Demand
The Cattle Site 12/05/14
Quoted: Bob Cropp, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

USDA buy boosts cranberry industry at time of low prices
postcrescent.com 12/01/14
Quoted: Tom Lochner, alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Collaboration yields new organic sweet corn variety
UW-Madison News 12/04/14
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Quoted: Adrienne Shelton, graduate student, Agronomy

New pregnancy test for dairy cows – Audio
CALS News 12/05/14
Quoted: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

New sweet corn variety for organic farmers hits marketplace
CALS News 12/03/14
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Quoted: Adrienne Shelton, graduate student, Agronomy

How wolves die
eCALS 12/01/14
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest:

Coca-Cola to Sell Sexy Lactose-Free Milk Product of Some Kind
Modern Farmer 12/02/14

USDA Announces $9.7 Million to Diversify American Agriculture
Farm & Ranch Guide 12/03/14

Wireless technology assists food-processing, other industries
Wisconsin State Journal 12/01/14

Making cities sustainable with urban agriculture
Ecologist 12/03/14

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