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CALS in the News for the Week of Aug. 17-21, 2015

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Lager-brewing yeast was probably born twice
ARS Technica UK 8/15/2015
Mentioned: Emilyclare Baker, Graduate Student, Genetics

Lager Yeast – Beer-Making Microbe Gets An Origin Story
Science 2.0 8/17/2015
Quoted: Chris Hittinger, Genetics

Researchers test alternative to livestock antibiotics — eggs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/17/2015
Quoted: Mark Cook, Animal Science
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science

Student Organic Seed Symposium
Wisconsin Public Radio 8/9/2015
Mentioned: Department of Horticulture
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Green Lake: ‘An Ecological Jewel’
Ripon Commonwealth Press 8/19/2015
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Mentioned: Anita Thompson, Biological Systems Engineering

UW-Madison: CALS researchers deploy insect ‘birth control’ to protect cranberries
WisBusiness.com 8/20/2015
Quoted: Shawn Steffan, Entomology
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Potato funds go to UW student
Agri-View 8/18/2015
Quoted: Shunping Ding, Graduate Student, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Late-season aphid contorl: tough decision
Agri-View 8/19/2015
Quoted: Bryan Jensen, Entomology
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Weed haters and enthusiasts gather
Agri-View 8/20/2015
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy

Technology: up, down and in hand
Agri-View 8/20/2015
Quoted: Roger Schmidt, Horiculture
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: John Panuska, Biological Systems Engineering

Got food? Behind the scenes with the Farm Technology Days food committee
Agri-View 8/20/2015
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Symposium connects organic plant enthusiasts
The Country Today 8/17/2015
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture
Quoted: Lynn Ma­her, Graduate Student, Horticulture
Quoted: Alex Lyon, Graduate Student, Horticulture
Quoted: Solveig Han­son, Graduate Student, Horticulture
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Group starts work on state pollinator plan
The Country Today 8/17/2015
Quoted: Christina Locke, Graduate Student, Entomology
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

UW-Extension Day at state fair puts focus on education
The Country Today 8/17/2015
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

UW Organic Field Day to be Held September 2
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/19/2015
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

CALS researchers deploy insect ‘birth control’ to protect cranberries
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/21/2015
Quoted: Shawn Steffan, Entomology
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

UW Organic Ag Field Day
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/19/2015
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

CALS undergrads embrace internships
Morning AgClips 8/16/2015
Quoted: Theresa Shurn, Student, Animal Science
Quoted: Troy Valle, Student, Entomology
Quoted: Jeff Breuer, Arlington ARS
Mentioned: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science
Mentioned: Christine Nieman, Animal Science

Orphan crops around the world
Morning AgClips 8/16/2015
Quoted: Shelby Ellison, Horticulture

Insect ‘birth control’ protects cranberries
Morning AgClips 8/20/2015
Quoted: Shawn Steffan, Entomology
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

UW Organic Ag Field Day
Morning AgClips 8/19/2015
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

UW Organic Ag Field Day to focus on alternative reduced-till approach
UW News 8/19/2015
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Center

CALS researchers deploy insect ‘birth control’ to protect cranberries
UW News 8/20/2015
Quoted: Shawn Steffan, Entomology
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

Bittersweet forecast puts Wisconsin tops in cranberry production
Milwaukee Business Journal 8/14/2015

Travel Safely and Swiftly to Wisconsin Farm Technology Days
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation 8/20/2015

The Next Great GMO Debate
MIT Technology Review 8/11/2015

Our most useless crop also most common
Morning AgClips 8/19/2015

Wineries a booming business in Wisconsin
WDJT-TV Milwaukee 8/16/2015

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