CALS in the News for the Week of January 10-16

In the News:

Making a difference: livestock programs prepare youth for their futures
The Country Today 12/15/14
Quoted: Bernie O’Rourke, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Jeff Thomas, alumnus, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Dennis Patterson, alumnus, Animal Sciences

Making soybean seed decisions
Morning Ag Clips 1/14/15
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Where has all the funding gone? Federal cuts threaten research at UW-Madison
Isthmus 1/08/15
Quoted: Brian Fox, Biochemistry

UW-Madison CALS provides students career opportunities
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/09/15
Quoted: John Klatt, Academic Services

Careers in ag
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/12/15
Quoted: Bryan Rowntree, alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: CALS

Brey’s career is all about Holsteins
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/14/15
Quoted: Jacob Brey, alumnus, Dairy Science

Wethal enjoys challenge of job at Kuhn
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/15/15
Quoted: Abbey Wethal, alumnus, Life Sciences Communication

Passion leads every day, every season
Agri-View 1/15/15
Mentioned: CALS

UW-Madison Short Course to Hold Reunion
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/13/15
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Farm and Industry Short Course reunion set for Jan. 24
Agri-View 1/12/15
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Yahara Watershed cleanup project gets $1.6 million federal grant
Wisconsin State Journal 1/15/15
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

County officials secure $1.6M to clean Yahara Chain of Lakes 1/15/15
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Grain farmers won’t get rewarded for outstanding corn harvest in 2014
Wisconsin State Journal 1/14/15
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Fairest of the Fairs chosen
Agri-View 1/15/15
Mentioned: Alexis Dunnum, undergraduate student, Life Sciences Communication

Master Gardeners talk to cover native pollinators 1/13/15
Mentioned: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Honey Bees Not The Only Pollinators In Wisconsin
Door County Daily News 1/10/15
Mentioned: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Pollinator event nears
Leader-Telegram 1/09/15
Mentioned: Christelle Geudot, Entomology

Producers ‘cautious’ with new dairy program
The Country Today 1/12/15
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

2014 a big year for Wisconsin dairies – Audio
CALS News 1/16/15
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest:

Where Have All the Womyn Farmers Gone?
modern farmer 1/14/15

$9.6 million study examines beef resilience to climate change
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/12/15

Humanity has exceeded 4 of 9 ‘planetary boundaries,’ according to researchers
UW-Madison News 1/15/15

Getting More Locally-Grown Foods into Wisconsin Schools
Public News Service 1/12/15

Frac sand companies get creative with local politics
Sand turns a rural county upside-down
Marketplace 1/16/15