CALS in the News for the Week of April 11-17

In the News:

Wisconsin chicken industry feels aftershocks of avian flu virus outbreak in Jefferson County
Wisconsin State Journal 4/15/15
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Sciences

UPDATE: Three outbreaks of avian influenza deadly to poultry confirmed in Wisconsin
WKOW 27 TV Madison 4/16/15
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Sciences

Race to modify the DNA of endangered animals and resurrect extinct ones
Belfast Telegraph 4/17/15
Quoted: Stanley Temple, emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Hot Beans!: How Climate Change Threatens America’s Second Biggest Crop
National Journal 4/10/15
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Children’s ‘Coolbean’ Book Released in Electronic Format
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/14/15
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

E-book gets soybean main character Coolbean looks to teach kids that soybeans are cool 4/13/15
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

UW-Madison Student Earns MACA Young Leadership Scholarship
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/13/15
Mentioned: Carly Edge, undergraduate student, Agronomy

MACA announces 2015 Young Leader Scholarship recipients
Ag Professional 4/14/15
Mentioned: Carly Edge, undergraduate student, Agronomy

Parrish Among UW-Madison’s Distinguished Teachers
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/15/15
Mentioned: John Parrish, Animal Sciences

Wage reform benefits rural Wisconsin
Agri-View 4/16/15
Author: Representative Ed Brooks, alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Alfalfa weed management in focus
Agri-View 4/16/15
Mentioned: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Pollack selected for Farm Bureau leadership program
Agri-View 4/15/15
Mentioned: Chris Pollack, alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Exhibitor honored for innovative irrigation display
Ag Weekly 4/15/15
Mentioned: John Panuska, Biological Systems Engineering

Brooklyn woman is fairest of fair
Oregon Observer 4/16/15
Quoted: Mariah Martin, undergraduate student, Life Sciences Communication

Christopher Eckerman Awarded $2,500 Wisconsin Cheese Originals Scholarship
PerishableNews.ccom 4/10/15
Mentioned: Christopher Eckerman, undergraduate student, Food Science

Trends in Wisconsin farmland prices – Audio
UW-Extension 4/10/15
Quoted: Arlin Brannstrom, Center for Dairy Profitability

2015 corn season preview – Audio
CALS News 4/17/15
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Of Interest:

University of Wisconsin Students Say They Broke Record for Biggest Cereal Treat
NBC News 4/12/15

Carl Gulbarndsen to retire as director of WARF
Wisconsin State Journal 4/17/15

Know Your Madisonian: Paul Robbins
Wisconsin State Journal 4/16/15

Ardent chef Justin Carlisle stays close to his roots
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/14/15

Milwaukee Area Communities Deal With Emerald Ash Borer In Different Ways
WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio 4/17/15