CALS In the News for the Week of April 25-May 1

In the News:

Common sense keeps backyard chicken flocks safe from bird flu, owners say
Wisconsin State Journal 4/28/15
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Science
Quoted: Mark Cook, Animal Science

How British Farmers Are Making Rapeseed (Canola) Posh And Flavorful
NPR 4/30/15
Quoted: Paul Williams, Plant Pathology

Timing of milk-based PAG pregnancy tests can make a difference
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 5/01/15
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

Efficient cows are environmentally friendly cows
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 4/30/15
Quoted: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Di Liang, graduate student, Dairy Science

Get soybeans off on the right foot
Morning Ag Clips 4/29/15
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Celebration for UW student-designed beer
Morning Ag Clips 4/29/15
Quoted: Hans Zoerb, Food Science
Mentioned: Department of Food Science

Vorpahl Given Honorary Membership into UW-Madison AGR
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/01/15
Mentioned: Alpha Gamma Rho, student organization

Clean water crisis spawns UWM research into water-monitoring products
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/27/15
Mentioned: Sundaram Gunasekaran, Biological Systems Engineering

University of Wisconsin Takes Water Tech Research to Next Level
Government Technology 4/28/15
Mentioned: Sundaram Gunasekaran, Biological Systems Engineering

What’s all the buzz about?
Scene Newspaper 5/01/15
Quoted: Karl Haro von Mogel, Horticulture

Animal sciences professor John Parrish honored with UW teaching award
CALS News 5/01/15
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science
Quoted: John Parrish, Animal Science

Teaching at the cutting edge – Audio
CALS News 5/01/15
Quoted: John Parrish, Animal Science

UW Budget:

Budget cuts to UW-Extension would be devastating
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 4/17/15
Quoted: Rick Klemme, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest:

Could smell hold the key to ending pesticide use?
Dairyherd Management 4/28/15

Keg party? This time it’s graded
The Seattle Times 4/28/15

Cooperative Network CEO to retire
Morning Ag Clips 4/28/15

American agriculture needs more allies
Western Farm Press 4/28/15