CALS in the News for the Week of March 28-April 3

In the News:

UW-Madison professor gets corny with new seed variety called ‘Who Gets Kissed?’
Wisconsin State Journal 3/29/15
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Mentioned: John Navazio, alumnus, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Program

The war on bugs
Isthmus 4/02/15
Mentioned: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology
Quoted: Heidi Horn, research assistant, Bacteriology

Opossum Compounds Isolated to Help Make Antivenom
Scientific American 3/30/15
Mentioned: Michael Thomas, Bacteriology

Dairy means 78,900 jobs, $43.4B to Wisconsin economy
Dairy Herd Management 4/3/2015
Author: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wildlife expert says baiting and feeding bill could be lethal for Wisconsin deer population
StarTribune 3/31/15
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Bill Lueders: Deer disease keeps worsening in Wisconsin, as predicted
The Cap Times 4/01/15
Quoted: Mike Samuel, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Adaptive equpiment helps farmers 3/30/15
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering

For soybean growers, hidden cost of climate change tops $11 billion
AG Professional 4/01/15
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Sean Conley, Agronomy

Climate Change Eats Into Profits of Soybean Farmers
AZO CleanTech 4/01/15
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Sean Conley, Agronomy

Sheep celebrate at Arlington Research Station
Agri-View 4/02/15
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Dan Schaefer, Animal Sciences

Dairy Situation and Outlook
Agri-View 4/01/15
Author: Bob Cropp, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Historic Wisconsin seeds collected
Agri-View 4/01/15
Mentioned: J.C. Walker, deceased, Plant Pathology

Seeding an interest in America’s Dairyland 3/30/15
Quoted: Zoey Brooks, alumnus, Animal Sciences

Doug Moe: A scary diagnosis, and a special graduation
Wisconsin State Journal 4/03/15
Quoted: Maggie Stewart, alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

An efficient cow is an environmentally friendly cow – Audio
CALS News 4/03/15
Quoted: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science

Of Interest:

A life in agriculture 3/31/15

We don’t need labels on genetically modified foods
The Washington Post 3/29/15

Biofuel crops replace grasslands
Ag Professional 4/03/15

Farmers vow to reduce phosphorous, bane of Green Bay

Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology
Phys.Org 3/31/15