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CALS in the News for the Week of Jan. 9 – Jan. 15, 2016

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Start-up companies are fueling new jobs in Wisconsin, according to new study
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1/8/16
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Quoted: Tessa Conroy, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Dairy farmers face a difficult year as milk price remains in a trough
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1/13/16
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus, Dairy Science

Top artisan butchers hope their best work passes the ultimate test
Wisconsin State Journal 1/10/16
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science

International competition judges quality of ham, sausages
Channel 3000 1/13/16
Mentioned: Animal Sciences

Madison to host Farm to Cafeteria conference in June
Channel 3000 1/13/16
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

WI Dairy News: Pfaff Recognition Award
WKOW 1/13/16
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science
Quoted: Tom Pfaff, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Wisconsin Dairy News: Pfaff Recognition Award
WXOW 1/12/16
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science
Quoted: Tom Pfaff, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Wisconsin Dairy News
Dairy Doing More 1/13/16
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science
Quoted: Tom Pfaff, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

UW study: Startups driving job growth, but policies favor big business
The Capital Times 1/7/16
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Quoted: Tessa Conroy, Agricultural & Applied Economics

10K Wisconsin Layoffs Announced In 2015
WPR 1/5/16
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Madison to host Farm to Cafeteria conference in June
The Star 1/14/16
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Quoted: Vanessa Herald, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

The Super El Nino of 2015-16
WXPR 1/13/16
Quoted: Tom Steele, Agricultural Research Stations

Farmers see low milk prices for first quarter
WEAU 1/14/16
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Dairy Profitability

Winter An Important Time For Agriculture Programming
Dour County Daily News 1/12/16
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering

Endres awarded scholarship
WiscNews 1/12/16
Mentioned: Sydney Endres, Student, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Ag economists to recap 2015 trends
Wisconsin State Farmer 1/8/16
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Dairy Profitability

UW-Madison to discontinue dairy sheep program
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/12/16
Quoted: Richard Straub, Senior Associate Dean

Farm Succession, Estate Planning Workshops noted
Wisconsin State Farmer 1/8/16
Mentioned: Center for dairy Profitability

Budget cuts force UW dairy sheep program to close
Agri View 1/13/16
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Science
Quoted: Richard Straub, Senior Associate Dean

Creating co-ops creates community
Agri View 1/13/16
Quoted: Anne Reynolds, Center for Cooperatives

Equity Livestock awards scholarships
Agri View 1/13/16
Mentioned: Sydney Endres, Student, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Feed test boosts dairy herd production
Wisconsin State Farmer 1/12/16
Quoted: David Combs, Dairy Science

Dairy sheep research program to end this year
The Country Today 1/11/16
Quoted: Richard Straub, Senior Associate Dean
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Sciences

Spooner Ag Station: Facts and stats and a legacy
APG Media of WI 1/9/16
Mentioned: David Thomas, Animal Science
Mentioned: Babcock Dairy

Dairy Prices Nationwide Likely Wouldn’t Change Much After Blizzard
Dairy Business 1/12/16
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural & Applied Economics

January Program: Learn Techniques & Talking Points for GMO Discussions
Hoard’s Dairyman 1/8/16
Mentioned: Kim Bremmer, Alumna

Cheese Makers Donates $60,000 to New CDR Industry Education Program
Hoard’s Dairyman 1/8/16
Mentioned: Bill Wendorff, Emeritus Professor, Food Science

Hinged gate closes man pass
Hoards Dairyman 1/10/16
Mentioned: Nancy Esser, Agricultural Research Stations

New Solution Reduces Phosphorus Pollution and Helps Farmers
Ag Web 1/7/16
Quoted: Phillip Barak, Soil Science

Recapping 2015 and forecasting 2016
Morning Ag Clips 1/10/16
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural & Applied Economics and Dairy Profitability

2015 Dairy year in review
Morning Ag Clips 1/10/16
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Dairy Profitability and Agricultural & Applied Economics

Of Interest

The Crop Surplus Is Bad News for America’s Farms
Bloomberg Business 1/12/16

Solar and Wind Just Did the Unthinkable
Bloomberg Business 1/14/16

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