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CALS in the News for the Week of May 23-29

In The News:

Farmers, UW Researchers Examining Grasses To Improve Quality, Quantity of Dairy Products
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/25/15
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology

Doug Moe: Architect of his own dream
Wisconsin State Journal 5/25/15
Quoted: Jay Blasi, alumnus, Landscape Architecture

Cooperative Network president bridges two states, with bipartisan support
Wisconsin State Journal 5/28/15
Quoted: Bill Oemichen, former chair, CALS Board of Visitors

20-year cheddar is a ‘cheese milestone’
Wisconsin State Journal 5/29/15
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

Hooks Donate $40,000 from 20-Year Cheddar
Cheese Underground 5/27/15
Mentioned: Babcock Hall
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

20-year-old Wisconsin cheddar makes debut at $209 a pound
Fox 11 Mineral Point 5/29/15
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

UW-Madison researchers helping attract tourists to Kickapoo Valley
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 5/28/15
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Heather Akin, graduate student, Life Sciences Communication

UW aids Kickapoo Valley tourism
Vernon County Broadcaster 5/15/15
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Heather Akin, graduate student, Life Sciences Communication

Vienna couple rolls out the bourbon barrels
The Waunakee Tribune 5/21/15
Quoted: Liz Henry, Agricultural and Applied Economics & alumna, Meat and Animal Sciences

“Second-Generation” Biofuel Feedstocks Could Reduce Nitrous Oxide Emissions
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center 5/26/15
Quoted: Randy Jackson, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

4 minutes with… Tim Donohue, Director, Great Lakes Bioenergy
Biofuels Digest 5/28/15
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Are there better ways to dehorn dairy calves?
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 5/29/15
Mentioned: Amy Stanton, Dairy Science

Endres joins Filament Marketing
Morning Ag Clips 5/28/15
Mentioned: Cassie Endres, alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Dairy research could save millions
Agri-View 5/27/15
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Over 20 farms added to Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project
Wisconsin State Farmer 5/27/15
Mentioned: UW Discovery Farms

UW Discovery Farms Increasing Nitrogen Use Project
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/27/15
Mentioned: UW Discovery Farms

Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project
Morning Ag Clips 5/27/15
Mentioned: UW Discovery Farms

Griswold Hired as WHA Summer Intern
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/28/15
Mentioned: Sara Griswold, undergraduate student, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Free the Seeds!
Reason.com
Mentioned: UW Madison CALS

Aurelie Rakotondrafara: Assistant professor turns the tables on plant viruses
WARF
Quoted: Aurelie Rakotondrafara, Plant Pathology

India’s Future Scientists Undergo Orientation Upon Arrival in U.S.
News India Times 5/26/15
Quoted: Aseem Ansari, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Ken Shapiro, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Dairy News: Students Learn the Art of Judging Dairy
WXOW La Crosse 5/26/15
Quoted: Eleanor Miller, undergraduate student, Food Science
Quoted: Bob Bradley, emeritus, Food Science

Helping in the fight against avian flu
UW Madison News 5/27/15
Mentioned: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

Beer and wine go to school – Audio
CALS News 5/29/15
Quoted: Jim Steele, Food Science

UW Budget:

Lawmakers to take up UW System, DNR budgets Friday
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5/29/15

Of Interest:

New App Helps Wisconsin Farmers Determine Hay Prices
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/25/15

Researchers Find A Way To Create Computer Chips From Wood-Derived Material
Digital Trends 5/28/15

Expect lower U.S. agriculture exports levels for 2015
National Hog Farmer 5/29/15

Renewable energy consumption at its highest level since the 1930’s
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 5/29/15

Vaccines kill avian influenza in tests
Agri-View 5/26/15

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