CALS in the News for the Week of Feb. 6 – Feb. 12, 2016


USDA Scientists Take an Organic Approach to Improving Carrots
USDA 2/9/16
Mentioned: Philipp Simon, Horticulture

Organic approach improves carrots
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/9/16
Quoted: Philipp Simon, Horticulture

Why You Should Never Buy Bagged Greens
Yahoo! Health 2/6/16
Quoted: Jeri Barak, Plant Pathology

Rennova Health Announces Formation of Scientific Advisory Committee
Yahoo! Finance 2/9/16
Menioned: Dr. Christopher Mason, Alumnus, Genetics, Biochemistry

An Indian biotech company has been developing Zika vaccines for over a year
Quartz 2/4/16
Quoted: Krishna Ella, Alumnus, Plant Pathology

Biosensors on demand
Science Daily 2/11/16
Quoted: Srivatsan Raman, Biochemistry

This Is What Fruits & Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them
Before It’s News 2/11/16
Quoted: James Nienhuis, Horticulture

Can animal waste be harnessed to promote development?
IDB 2/7/16
Mentioned: Horacio Aguirre-Villegas, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Catolica Boliviana, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering

Strong U.S. dollar continues to hamper American exports
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/8/16
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural & Applied Economics

UW seeks farmers to submit crop yield data (2nd story on page)
Wisconsin State Journal 2/8/16
Mentioned: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

UW-Madison picked as the site for first-ever organic research endowment
Wisconsin State Journal 2/11/16
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

UW-Madison Introduces First Organic Agricultural Researcher
WPR 2/10/16
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Quoted: Richard Straub, Senior Associate Dean

Coyote traps set in Wauwatosa
WKOW 2/10/16
Quoted: David Drake, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Local Piggly Wiggly Sausage King named ‘master meat crafter’
Lake Country Now 2/12/16
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science
Mentioned: Master Meat Crafter Program

UW Health: From the lunchroom to the laboratory, students are inspired to live healthy and dream big
Wis Politics 2/11/16
Quoted: Sam Dennis, Landscape Architecture

Symposium to focus on world hunger, poverty
The Country Today 2/8/16
Quoted: Cindy Fendrick, Academic Affairs

Cleaning up the state’s deepest lake
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 2/11/16
Quoted: Stephanie Prellwitz, Alumna, Biological Systems Engineering

Wanted: Farmers to share yield data
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/9/16
Mentioned: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Claudio Gratton, Entomology
Mentioned: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Ag economics help plan for future
Agriview 2/11/16
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agriculture & Applied Economics

WPVGA Presents Annual Industry Awards
Perishable News 2/12/16
Mentioned: John Schroeder, Alumnus, Agricultural Business Management

Plant scientist joins James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center
Tri-State Livestock News 2/5/16
Quoted: Carrie Eberle, Plant Sciences

Could Increasing Fluid Milk Sales Be This Easy?
Dairy Herd Management 2/9/16
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural & Applied Economics, Center for Dairy Profitability

Baa-ad for business
Isthmus 2/11/16
Quoted: David Thomas, Animal Science

Farmers wanted for citizen science project
Morning Ag Clips 2/7/16
Mentioned: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Claudio Gratton, Entomology
Mentioned: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Developing wholesale produce markets
Morning Ag Clips 2/5/16
Quoted: Michelle Miller, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Of Interest

These Sheep Look More Like A Flock Of Birds
Huffington Post 2/12/16

CHR Hansen Abel Dairy Farms Time Lapse
Vimeo 5/23/15