CALS in the News for the Week of March 9 – 13

In the News

Neuroaesthetics ties art with science
The Daily Cardinal 3/3/2015
Quoted: Shiela Reaves, Life Sciences Communication

Farm Bureau, others question Scott Walker’s proposed farm research cuts
Wisconsin State Journal 3/7/2015
Quoted: John Shutske, CALS Associate Dean

The Weird Consequence Of Your Greek Yogurt Habit
Refinery 29 3/9/2015
Mentioned: UW-Madison Center for Dairy Research

Whose science is it anyway? Fla. climate change ban latest in ‘war on science’
The Christian Science Monitor 3/11/2015
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Field Notes: the Wild Turkey’s Unlikely Success
WXPR Rhinelander 3/10/2015
Author: Tom Steele, Kemp Natural Resources Experiment Station
Mentioned: Scott Lutz, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

UW cultivates nation’s future farmers
The Badger Herald 3/12/2015
Quoted: Nadia Alber, Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
Quoted: Jesse Potterton, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Wisconsin: organic powerhouse
Agri-View 3/12/2015
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Kathryn VandenBosch,UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

From Greek yogurt waste to new product
Agri-View 3/9/2015
Quoted: Dean Sommer, UW-Madison Center for Dairy Research

From tillage to harvest, every decision matters
Agri-View 3/5/2015
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Which Supermarket Sharp Cheddar Tastes Best?
Yahoo! Food 3/11/2015
Quoted: Dean Sommer, UW-Madison Center for Dairy Research

UW mascot Bucky Badger is namesake for newly discovered yeast
UW-Madison News 3/13/2015
Quoted: Kayla Sylvester, Student, Genetics
Quoted: Chris Hittinger, Genetics
Mentioned: Amanda Hulfachor, Genetics

New yeast discovery named for Bucky – Audio
CALS News 3/13/2015
Quoted: Chris Hittinger, Genetics

Of Interest

UW System is vital to Wisconsin -Editorial (PDF)
Wisconsin Agriculturist March 2015

UW-Madison’s No. 5 vet school ranking could provide fuel for tuition hike
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/10/2015

The Country Today wins eight newspaper awards
The Country Today 3/2/2015