CALS in the News for the Week of Sept. 21 – 25, 2015


What exactly is the microwave doing to your food? Here’s the science
Huffington Post 9/19/2015
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, Nutritional Sciences

The role of publicly funded plant breeding in the future of food
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition 9/22/2015
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Drones set to take off over farm fields
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/23/2015
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Allen Centennial Gardens a horticultural gem in Madison
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/18/2015
Quoted: Ben Futa, Allen Centennial Garden

Teyanna Loether: The next generation of agricultural education 9/20/2015
Author: Teyanna Loether, Alumna, Animal Sciences

Picking potatoes for a good cause
WAOW TV 9/24/2015
Mentioned: Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station

Potato picking at UW-Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station
Northwoods Radio 9/24/2015
Mentioned: Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station

Teyanna Loether: Not all ag work is on the farm
Onalaska Holmen Courier-Life 9/24/2015
Author: Teyanna Loether, Alumna, Animal Sciences

Fermented foods webinar to cover processing
Farm and Dairy 9/24/2015
Mentioned: Barbara Ingham, Food Science

Century of research has benefits
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/23/2015
Quoted: Lloyd Holterman, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
Quoted: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Milo Wiltbank, Dairy Science
Mentioned: George Shook, Emeritus, Dairy Science
Photo: Daphne Holterman, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication

Immigrants a large portion of farm employees
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/23/2015
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Center for Dairy Profitability

New sensors measure vegetative differences
Wisconsin State Farmer 9/23/2015
Mentioned: Brain Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Land prices, leasing are focus
Agri-View 9/25/2015
Mentioned: Arlin Brannstrom, Center for Dairy Profitability

Judges selected for World Dairy Expo breed shows
Agri-View 9/24/2015
Mentioned: Kevin Jorgensen, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Eddie Bue, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Wisconsin teams far well at national dairy judging contest
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/24/2015
Mentioned: Chad Wethal, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Brian Kelroy, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Kristen Broege, Undergraduate, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Abigail Martin, Undergraduate, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Megan Lauber, Undergraduate, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Sara Griswold, Undergraduate, Dairy Science

Conference to examine impact of fertilizer markets, big data and more
Wisconsin Ag Connection 9/21/2015
Mentioned: UW Center for Cooperatives

North American dairy sheep symposium
Shepherd’s Notebook 9/23/2015
Mentioned: Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

CALS announces awardees
Wisconsin AgClips 9/21/2015
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Tom Pfaff, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: George Roemer, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Michael Doyle, Alumnus, Bacteriology and Food Science
Mentioned: Robert Spitzer, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Recapping the avian flu outbreak
Wisconsin AgClips 9/21/2015
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Sciences

Conference to address farmer coops
Wisconsin AgClips 9/18/2015
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives

National Conference examines impact of fertilizer markets, mergers, big data, on farmer cooperatives
CALS News 9/21/2015
Mentioned: Center for Cooperatives

New resource explains increases in state, national health insurance coverage
CALS News 9/22/2015
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Helping the Chinese develop their dairy business – Audio
CALS News 9/25/2015
Quoted: David Combs, Dairy Science

For the love of plants
Inside UW-Madison 9/24/2015
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Of Interest

World Dairy Expo to offer new attendee services
Agri-View 9/24/2015