CALS in the News for the Week of February 7-13

In the News:

Young Adults Most Worried About Vaccines, Poll Finds
National Geographic 2/12/15
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

‘Sweet scientists’ ask for help naming new Babcock ice cream flavor 2/12/15
Mentioned: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science
Mentioned: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science

Crop Rotation Revival
The Furrow 2/13/15
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Waste to Workhorse
The Furrow 2/13/15
Quoted: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: John Primm, Biochemistry

Know Your Madisonian: Laura Wyatt
Wisconsin State Journal 2/12/15
Quoted: Laura Wyatt, alumnus, Horticulture

Freedom for seeds
The Country Today 2/09/15
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Sheep genetics could affect OPP susceptibility
The Country Today 2/09/15
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Shoot for another bushel or ‘save a buck’?
Agri-View 2/12/15
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Researchers dig into winter rye, radish
Agri-View 2/12/15
Mentioned: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

A Farmer Looks at the Budget
Agri-View 2/12/15
Author: Rep. Ed Brooks, alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Vita Plus to host custom harvesters
Agri-View 2/10/15
Mentioned: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering

Grazing conference offers numerous topics
Agri-View 2/12/15
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

State soybean yield contest winners announced
Agri-View 2/10/15
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Wisconsin potato group adds inductee
The Packer 2/10/15
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Milk, corn, cheese and beans: 4th graders learn about Wisconsin’s agriculture
The Waunakee Tribune 2/09/15
Mentioned: Zoey Brooks, alumnus, Animal Science

Field Notes: Stalking Plants Under Ice
WXPR 2/10/15
Mentioned: Kemp Agricultural Research Station

Not Bugs Bunny’s Carrot Anymore
UW Extension 2/06/15
Quoted: Philipp Simon, Horticulture

Oil and propane move over for wood – Audio
CALS News 2/13/15
Quoted: Scott Sanford, Biological Systems Engineering

UW Budget:

Jonathan N. Pauli: Alumni should step up to challenge UW cuts
The Cap Times 2/12/15
Author: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Letter to the Editor: Walker’s budget cuts sacrifice UW-Madison’s prestige
The Daily Cardinal 2/10/15
Mentioned: Agricultural research

Of Interest:

Are Farmers Market Sales Peaking? That Might Be Good For Farmers
NPR 2/05/15

Massive ‘Star Wars’ Snow Sculptures Made With Bulldozers
Taxi 2/06/15

Ag Women’s Summit set
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/12/15

Student-run farm to add life to campus
The Collegian 2/11/15