CALS in the News for the week of Dec 26, 2015 – Jan 1, 2016


Agriculture is big threat to water quality. These farmers are doing something about it.
The Christian Science Monitor 12/27/15
Quoted: Laura Good, Soil Science

Reinventing the Potato
Modern Farmer 12/23/15
Quoted: Shelley Jansky, Horticulture

Ground-breaking research eliminates antibiotics from animal meat
Channel 3000 12/29/15
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science
Quoted: Steve Arp, Animal Science

Retired UW-Madison research scientist remembered for ground-breaking discovery, perseverance
Wisconsin State Journal 12/27/15
Mentioned: Vinod K. Shah, Professor Emeritus, Bacteriology
Quoted: Winston Brill, Professor Emeritus, Bacteriology

After difficult summer, UW-Madison fighting off efforts to poach top professors
Wisconsin State Journal 12/27/15
Quoted: Richard Straub, Biological systems Engineering

On Campus: Program seeks to help homeless people and their pets
Wisconsin State Journal 12/28/15
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Corn sets yield records in Wisconsin
Agriview 12/31/15
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Using fungicide or alfalfa — does it pay? Researchers say it depends
Wisconsin State Farmer 12/29/15
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Organic grain production and marketing course offered at UW-Madison
Wisconsin Agriculturist 12/28/15
Quoted: Anders Gurda, Plant Pathology and Horticulture

Corn/Soy Expo has something for everyone
Wisconsin Agriculturist 12/27/15
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Workshop addresses food-system transit
Agriview 12/29/15
Quoted: Michelle Miller, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Beginning market growers school offered
Agriview 12/29/15
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

UW-Madison Short Course to Hold Reunion
Wisconsin Ag Connection
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Precision agriculture questions? Answers at KARTA Jan. 21-22
Wisconsin Agriculturist 1/1/16
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Cheese up after the long holiday weekend
Brownfield 12/28/15
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Cropp Expects Lower Milk Prices Through Early 2016
World News Report 12/28/15
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

The 7 habits of highly successful milking routines
Dairy Herd Management 11/7/15
Quoted: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Monday December 28 Ag News
KTIC Agriculture 12/28/15
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Of Interest

Why Insurance Companies Care About Cranberries
Bloomberg Business 12/22/15

The Resurrection of the American Wool Industry
Outside Online 12/21/15

Hacking Bacteria to Sweat-Proof Your Gym Apparel
Outside Online 11/19/15