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CALS in the News for the Week of January 24-30

In the News:

Genetically modified mosquitoes: Why some Floridians fear this solution
The Christian Science Monitor 1/28/15
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Brew school: Preparing students for the growing craft beer industry
Wisconsin State Journal 1/25/15
Mentioned: Babcock Hall
Mentioned: Department of Food Science
Quoted: Hans Zoerb, Food Science

Brew school: Preparing students for the growing craft beer industry
Chippewa Valley Business Report 1/25/15
Mentioned: Babcock Hall
Mentioned: Department of Food Science
Quoted: Hans Zoerb, Food Science

School for beginning apple growers
Morning Ag Clips 1/25/15
Mentioned: Christelle Guedot, Entomology
Mentioned: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture
Mentioned: Patricia McManus, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Dairy series in northern Wisconsin
Agri-view 1/27/15
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering

Series highlights turning milk into moola
Superior Telegram 1/27/15
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Innovations in organic ag
Morning Ag Clips 1/25/15
Mentioned: Department of Agronomy
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Dairy expert hopes he misses on price prediction again in 2015
The Country Today 1/26/15
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy farmers had great year
Wisconsin State Farmer 1/28/15
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin agriculture trends
Agri-View 1/27/15
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Plummeting milk prices are good news for shoppers, bad news for farmers – Video
WKOW 1/24/15
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

State farm net income rises
Wisconsin State Farmer 1/27/15
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

New Hire Matt Atkins, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Progressive Dairyman 1/07/15
Quoted: Matt Akins, Dairy Science

Of Interest:

Ten ways to support the next generation of farmers
The Christian Science Monitor 1/26/15

China moves to accept imports of all US apple varieties
The State 1/26/15

Varsity’s cat experiments lab shut down
Times 1/28/15

Global uncertainty creates economic risk
Wisconsin State Farmer 1/27/15

Changes to the UW budget:

As Possible Cuts Loom, UW System Reviews Building Project And Seg Fee Policies
Wisconsin Public Radio 1/27/15

Statements from University of Wisconsin System leadership regarding Governor Walker’s proposed UW System budget for the 2015-17 biennium
University of Wisconsin System 1/27/15

Campus, legislative leaders concerned about Scott Walker’s proposed UW cuts but welcome flexibilities
Wisconsin State Journal 1/28/15

Scott Walker budget cuts sparks sharp debate on UW System
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1/28/15

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