CALS in the News for the Week of February 28-March 6

In the News:

Wisconsin Brewing Co. to produce UW student-created amber lager
Wisconsin State Journal 3/05/15
Mentioned: Babcock Hall
Mentioned: Department of Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

‘Inaugural Red’ from UW student brewers to be produced by Wisconsin Brewing Company
The Cap Times 3/06/15
Mentioned: CALS

UW-Madison helps train aspiring farmers enrolled in ‘the MBA of dairy’
Dairy Herd Management 3/04/15
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
Quoted: Nadia Alber, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Dick Cates, Soil Science

WEI seed grant project exports benefits of biogas
Wisconsin Energy Institute 2/09/15
Quoted: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering

How do you like them apples: scientists find way to make them not brown
The Badger Herald 3/06/15
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

UW fruit scientist says more research needed on non-browning apples – Video
WKOW Madison 3/05/15
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

UW Report: Demand For Organic Produce, Meat Is Outstripping Supply In Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio 3/03/15
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology

Hungry insects may halve forest carbon sink capacity
NewScientist 3/02/15
Quoted: Rick Lindroth, Entomology and Associate Dean

Madison’s university evolves into a leader (fourth in a series of 12)
Wisconsin State Journal 3/01/15
Mentioned: Stephen Babcock, deceased, Biochemistry

Silly, Saucy, Scary: Photos Show The Many Faces Of Ugly Fruit
NPR 2/28/15
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

What would a ban on neonicotinoids mean?
Delta Farm Press 3/06/15
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

School for Beginning Grape Growers Being Offered
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/05/15
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

WI Still Leads the Nation in Organic Dairy, Beef Production
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/06/15
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

From tillage to harvest, every decision matters
Agri-View 3/05/15
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

UW finds strategies to increase number of organic grain farms in Wisconsin
UW-Madison News 3/05/15
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Center for Dairy Research turns yogurt waste into new products
UW-Madison News 3/06/15
Quoted: Dean Sommer, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Karen Smith, Center for Dairy Research

Research communications experts partner with Morgridge Institute
UW-Madison News 3/02/15
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, Dean
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Eliminating a costly disease of sheep – Audio
CALS News 3/06/15
Quoted: David Thomas, Animal Science

UW Budget:

Scott Walker wants to end funding for renewable energy program
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/28/15
Mentioned: John Ralph, Biochemistry

Walker wants to eliminate funding for UW renewable energy program
The Badger Herald 3/05/15
Mentioned: Wisconsin Energy Institute, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Those UW Folks Are Doing Research
The Wall Street Journal 3/04/15

Of Interest:

Ag grads are finding a bumper crop of job opportunities
StarTribune 2/25/15

Scott Walker to address renewable fuel standard, other ag issues, in Iowa
Wisconsin State Journal 3/05/15

Hardship on Mexico’s farms, a bounty for U.S. tables
Los Angeles Times 12/07/14