CALS in the News for the Week of April 18-24

In the News:

UW-Madison students celebrate Ag Day on campus – Video
WKOW TV Madison 4/22/15
Quoted: Taylor Holterman, undergraduate student
Mentioned: Collegiate Farm Bureau, student organization

Madison’s CALS: shaping the future of agriculture Research 4/20/15
Mentioned: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Ben Brancel, alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean

Yogurt by-product could bring additional profit to dairy companies
WKOW TV Madison 4/20/15
Quoted: John Lucey, Center for Dairy Research

Efficient Cows Are Also Environmentally Friendly
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/24/15
Quoted: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Di Liang, graduate student, Dairy Science

Consider research for soybean-yield edge
Agri-View 4/23/15
Quoted: Sean Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station

Mark & Bob: Weighing the factors
Dairy Herd Management 4/22/15
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Bob Cropp, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Cropp: April Dairy Situation and Outlook
Dairy Herd Management 4/22/15
Author: Bob Cropp, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW student develops idea for interactive Ho-Chunk park trail
The Badger Herald 4/20/15
Quoted: Amanda Depagter, undergraduate student, Landscape Architecture

A complicated man at the heart of ‘A Reunion of Ghosts’
Wisconsin State Journal 4/19/15
Quoted: Phil Barak, Soil Science

Avian Influenza Hits Wisconsin – Audio
Wisconsin Public Radio 4/17/15
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Science

Jerry Davis: UW professors earn 2014 Hunter Ethics awards 4/12/15
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Janet Silbernagel, Landscape Architecture

Washington State Turns to Neurotoxins to Save Its Oysters
Bloomberg Business 4/24/15
Quoted: Russell Groves, Entomology

Business will implement new phosphorous recycling process in Midwest
UW-Madison News 4/24/15
Quoted: Phil Barak, Soil Science

Help for Wisconsin fruit growers – Audio
CALS News 4/24/15
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

UW Budget:

UW-Madison chancellor: Scott Walker budget will mean job losses, longer stays for students
Wisconsin State Journal 4/18/15
Mentioned: Kate VandenBosch, Dean

UW-Madison says 400 jobs, programs, classes to be cut under Walker’s proposed budget
StarTribune 4/17/15
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean

UPDATE: UW-Madison chancellor announces elimination of 400 positions
WKOW TV Madison 4/17/15
Mentioned: CALS

Economic success depends on UW, other public universities
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/20/15
Mentioned: Chris Hittinger, Genetics

Of Interest:

World Dairy Expo selects dairy cattle show leaders
Dairy Herd Management 4/22/15

One of the biggest farms in the world! – Video
YouTube 4/16/15

6 Reasons Why Butter Is Good For You
Huffington Post 4/20/15

BYOB: It’s brew your own beer at some colleges
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/24/15

Changes in land use, climate and agriculture undermine efforts to clean up Madison lakes
UW-Madison News 4/23/15