CALS in the News for the Week of Dec. 12 – Dec. 18, 2015


Old Korean farmers protected topsoil by using land wisely
The Korea Times 12/14/15
Mentioned: Franklin King, Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Physics

Social Media Is Making the Debate on Guns—And Trump—Worse
Wired 12/16/15
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

The Outsize Importance of the Tiny Organic Seed
Modern Farmer 12/15/15
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Mentioned: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

FDA regulations on raw milk cheeses concern local cheese makers
Channel 3000 12/14/15
Quoted: Marianne Smukowski, Center for Dairy Research

What’s the future of your farm?
WMTV 12/14/15
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Bottom-Line Beans
The Progressive Farmer 12/2015
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Ownership of land affects rural communities and conservation
DakotaFire 12/16/15
Quoted: Jess Gilbert, Emeritus, Community & Environmental Sociology

Agronomist Joe Lauer talks about yield changes over last 20 years
Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Milk preserving technology trialled ahead of 2016 launch
Dairy Reporter 12/15/15
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research


Regional Roundup: Wisconsin to Move Forward with Center for Dairy Research
Top Producer 12/14/15
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

UW-Extension agents recognized for leadership, innovation
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 12/18/15
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Vitamin D important to swine health
AgirView 12/15/15
Quoted: Tom Crenshaw, Animal Science

Buege inducted into Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame
Wisconsin State Farmer 12/15/15
Mentioned: Dennis Buege, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Bernie O’Rourke, Animal Sciences

Farm Bureau honors agriculture leaders
AgriView 12/17/15
Mentioned: Christa Hoffman, Alumna, Agricultural Economics
Mentioned: Chris Pollack, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Kelly Pollack, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication, Dairy Science

4-H Awards and Friend of 4-H recipients named
WiscNews 12/9/15
Mentioned: Michael Bertram, Agricultural Research Stations

Grad students receives research grant
Morning Ag Clips 12/14/15
Mentioned: Courtney Robinson, Student, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Mark Rickenbayh, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Christine Nieman, Student, Animal Science
Mentioned: Daniel Schaefer, Animal Science
Mentioned: David Jones, Student, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Patricia McManus, Plant Pathology

Free wood burning feasibility analysis
Morning Ag Clips 12/14/15
Quoted: Scott Sanford, Biological Systems Engineering


What Just Happened in Solar Is a Bigger Deal Than Oil Exports
Bloomberg Business 12/17/15