CALS in the News for the Week of June 13-19

In the News:

UW-Madison biochemistry fellow seeks solutions to problems of infertility, preterm babies
Wisconsin State Journal 6/18/15
Quoted: Katie Brenner, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Doug Weibel, Biochemistry

UW-Madison hires its first wine scientist
Wisconsin State Journal 6/16/15
Mentioned: Nick Smith, Food Science

Around Town: ‘Bee Fest’ draws locals to help researchers track bee population
Wisconsin State Journal 6/15/15
Mentioned: Keefe Keeley, Soil Science

Saturday’s ‘Alternate Parade of Homes’ features campus buildings
Wisconsin State Journal 6/19/15
Mentioned: Dairy Barn

UW-Madison’s research programs pack punch
Agri-View 6/18/15
Mentioned: CALS
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Quoted: John Ralph, Biochemistry
Quoted: Paul Bethke, Horticulture
Quoted: Jiming Jiang, Horiculture

Legislators back industrial hemp bill
Wisconsin State Farmer 6/12/15
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Remembering when hemp was king in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Farmer 6/12/15
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Locals intolerant of wolves
The Daily Cardinal 6/12/15
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

IPM Strategies to Fight the Colorado Potato Beetle
Entomology Today 6/15/15
Quoted: Russell Groves, Entomology
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

UW-Madison staff say better toilet paper, furloughs, vending changes would pay off
The Cap Times 6/18/15
Mentioned: CALS

Antibiotic alternative for livestock farmers
Farm and Dairy 6/17/15
Quoted: Mark Cook, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Jordan Sand, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Sciences

Dale Beaty is Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Chief Administrative Officer
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation 6/17/15
Quoted: Dale Beaty, alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

Beaty Named CAO of Wisconsin Farm Bureau
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/18/15
Quoted: Dale Beaty, alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Experts: Protect ash trees against invasive pest 6/18/19
Quoted: Chris Williamson, Entomology

Coping with high costs, low prices
Wisconsin Agriculturist 6/15/15
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Farmer: Cover crops can offer ‘phenomenal’ benefits
The Country Today 6/16/15
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Frank Kaminsky Penned A Long, Heartfelt Blog Post About His Time At Wisconsin
College Spun 5/23/15
Quoted: Frank Kaminsky, alumnus, Life Sciences Communication

Ash borer marches on
CALS News 6/19/15
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology and Director, Insect Diagnostic Lab

UW Budget:

UW faculty continue to voice concerns at tenure meeting
The Badger Herald 6/15/15
Quoted: Adena Rissman, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest:

Stakeholders commit to fight antibiotic resistance
Agri-View 6/11/15

Heirloom tomatoes’ bizarre evolution: The secret history of the tastiest summer treat 6/14/15

Central Wisconsin town appeals dairy farm decision La Crosse 6/17/15

Mighty Farming Microbes: Companies Harness Bacteria To Give Crops A Boost
NPR 6/12/15

New hybrid grapes help wine industry expand to cold regions
The Seattle Times 6/8/15

New GMO labeling bill discussion draft released
Dairy Herd Management 6/15/15