CALS in the News for the Week of Oct. 5 – 9, 2015


Feathered visitors flock to campus
Daily Cardinal 10/8/2015
Quoted: Anna Pidgeon, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Ancestors of land plants may have been wired to move to shore
The Christian Science Monitor 10/7/2015
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ane, Agronomy, Bacteriology

The Man Who Uses Ugly Fruit to Make Us Stop Wasting Food
Yahoo! News 10/3/2015
Mentioned: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Tree of 40 Fruit: Dazzling Franken-Tree Has Roots in Science
Livescience 7/31/2015
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Eureka! UW is (finally) learning how to push its research to market
Isthmus 10/8/2015
Quoted: Mark Cook, Animal Science
Quoted: Jordan Sand, Animal Science
Quoted: Chris Salm, Alumnus, Animal Science

Minneapolis Star Tribune 10/4/2015
Quoted: John Shutske, Associate Dean, CALS Extension

Low Lignin Varieties Will Change Alfalfa Management
Top Producer 10/3/2015
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Expo grilled-cheese booth features specialty cheeses
The Country Today 10/7/2015
Quoted: Sydney Endres, Student, Dairy Science

Taking an alternate route into farming
Farm Progress 10/5/2015
Quoted: Jared Cordes, Alumnus, Agronomy

Hueth to Lead Local Research Data Center Branch
Wisconsin Ag Connection 10/8/2015
Quoted: Brent Hueth, Agricultural and Applied Economics

30 plates that define Madison: Babcock ice cream
Wisconsin State Journal 10/4/2015
Quoted: Kari Klitzman, Manager, Babcock Dairy Store
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

350k gallons of ice cream for 150 years: Penn State creamery celebrates a big birthday 10/8/2015
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin

Remote Technologies – Will drones change the face of agriculture?
Wisconsin Potato Growers 10/6/2015
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Drones set to take off over farmers’ fields
The Columbian 10/8/2015
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

UW-Madison Dairy Science Showcase to highlight feed efficiency study
Dairy Herd Management 10/7/2015
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Street-Dance Scientist
OnWisconsin 10/6/2015
Quoted: Jeff Vinokur, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Field day showcased benefits of organic practices
Agri-View 10/3/2015
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Gregg Sanford, Agronomy

Shooting breakfast – Video
Around the Farm Table WPT 10/1/2015
Mentioned: UW-Madison AgriAbility


Of Interest

Regents approve lifting out-of-state student cap at UW-Madison
Minneapolis Star Tribune 10/9/2015

Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point
Bloomberg 10/6/2015

Lawmaker: “Dirty secret” put brakes on Wisconsin DUI legislation
CBS News 10/9/2015

UW-Madison Awarded Specialty Crop Funding
Wisconsin Ag Connections 10/6/2015

Beef Isn’t For Dinner Anymore as Americans Devour Cheaper Pork
Bloomberg 10/4/2015