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CALS in the News for the Week of December 20-26

Sweet Scientists win the ‘Amazing Race’:

UW grad students Amy DeJong and Maya Warren talk about their ‘Amazing’ million-dollar win
The Cap Times 12/23/14
Quoted: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science
Quoted: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science

UW-Madison graduate students trump 3 teams, win ‘Amazing Race’
Wisconsin State Journal 12/20/14
Quoted: Abby Thiel, graduate student, Food Science
Mentioned: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science
Mentioned: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science

The Amazing Race 25, Episode 12: The #SweetScientists come from behind, play smart, and win!
The Isthmus 12/20/14
Quoted: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science
Quoted: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science

UW-Madison food scientists win this season’s ‘Amazing Race
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12/20/14
Quoted: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science
Quoted: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science

In the News:

Cultivating curiosity, and embracing a sense of wonder
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12/25/14
Author: Kate VandenBosch, Dean

Downtown museum to spotlight Wisconsin science history
Wisconsin State Journal 12/24/14
Quoted: David Nelson, emeritus, Biochemistry

Project cuts phosphorous levels in river
Phys.org 12/24/14
Quoted: Laura Good Ward, Soil Science

Doug Moe: UW grad Shannon Strader leaves school with more than a diploma
Wisconsin State Journal 12/26/14
Quoted: Shannon Strader, alumnus, Biology

Fall milk slump and low digestible forages?
Agri-View 12/24/14
Mentioned: Rod Martin, Agricultural Education and Animal Science

Nelson steps away from activities at FFA Foundation, but not agriculture
Agri-View 12/22/14
Quoted: Nicole Nelson, Agricultural Communications

Wisconsin agronomy update meetings
Morning Ag Clips 12/22/14
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Returning to the Farm workshop
Morning Ag Clips 12/21/14
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Neal First dies at 84
Morning Ag Clips 12/21/14
Mentioned: Neal First, emeritus, Animal Sciences

Challenges for loggers
Morning Ag Clips 12/23/14
Quoted: Adena Rissman, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Neal First, whose work led to cattle cloning, dies at 84
Agri-View 12/24/14
Mentioned: Neal First, emeritus, Animal Sciences

2014 Wisconsin farm income review
UW Extension 12/19/14
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

2015 farm expenses expected to remain low
CALS News 12/26/14
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Grace on the lakes: Q&A on the tundra swan stopover
CALS News 12/22/14
Mentioned: Mark Berres, Animal Science

‘Amazing Race,’ amazing comeback
CALS News 12/19/14
Mentioned: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science
Mentioned: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science
Quoted: Rich Hartel, Food Science

Muddy forests, shorter winters present challenges for loggers
CALS News 12/22/14
Quoted: Adena Rissman, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest:

‘Tissue chips’ could replace animal studies, UW-Madison researchers say
Wisconsin State Journal 12/21/14

Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Capital Ag Press 12/20/14

Nuns On The Ranch Give A Heavenly Twist On Beef
Texas Public Radio 12/22/14

Farmers have big appetite for Cuba trade
LaCrosseTribune.com 12/20/14

Cows’ Moos Carry A Lot More Meaning Than You Ever Imagined
The Huffington Post 12/18/14

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