CALS in the News for the Week of July 20 – 24, 2015


As Climate Warms Hawaiian Forest Birds Lose More Ground to Mosquitoes
USGS Newsroom 7/17/2015
Quoted: Michael Samuel, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Ouoted: Wei Liao, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Top DNR wildlife biologist leaves for new job
Wisconsin State Journal 7/22/2015
Quoted: Scott Walter, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Not sure what an agronomist is? UW-Madison students explain
The Pork Network 7/23/2015
Quoted: Adam Gaspar, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Sweetest summer school now in session
AgClips 7/23/2015
Quoted: Rich Hartel, Food Science

Small Genetic Change Yields Edible Corn
The Scientist 7/13/2015
Quoted: John Doebley, Genetics

Tiny genetic tweak unlocked corn kernels during domestication
The Pork Network 7/17/2015
Quoted: John Doebley, Genetics

Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest winners announced
Wisconsin Agriculturist Morning Update 7/21/2015
Mentioned: Gary Grossen, Babcock Hall Dairy
Mentioned: George Crave, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Art lessons
UW News 7/21/2015
Quoted: Jim Nienhuis, Horticulture
Mentioned: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

UW shows off agricultural research with open houses across Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal 7/19/2015
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and LIfe Sciences
Mentioned: Agricultural Research Stations

Controversy over Sara Goldrick-Rab’s tweets continues, gains national attention 7/18/2015
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Zwald, from the fields, July 23
Agri-View 7/23/2015
Quoted: Tom Zwald, Alumnus, Agronomy

Sweetest summer school now in session at UW-Madison
UW News 7/23/2015
Quoted: Rich Hartel, Food Science

Bat workshops at UW’s Kemp Natural Resources Station
UW News 7/24/2015
Quoted: Karla Ortman, Kemp NRS

Of Interest

Unhealthy Fixation
Slate 7/15/2015

The Wisconsin rice experiment
AgClips 7/23/2015

New CWD report gives hunters food for thought
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/22/2015