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CALS in the News for the Week of Aug 6 – Aug 12

News:

Spooner Agricultural Research Station Hosts Final Sheep Day as UW’s Dairy Sheep Research Program Comes to an End 
Hoard’s Dairyman, 8/8
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Science
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Pasture-based Dairy and Livestock Farm Business Course Available Online 
Hoard’s Dairyman, 8/8
Quoted: Richard Cates, Soil Science
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Pasture-based farm business course online
Agri-View, 8/11
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Some Sloths Are More Slothful Than Others
Mental Floss, 8/6
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Ecology

Mosquito population on the rise in Madison
WKOW 27, 8/5
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Plant Scientist Hardy, Who Led GMO Debate, Dies
Wisconsin Ag Connections, 8/12
Quoted: Ralph W.F. Hardy, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Columnist: Accurate posture equals better silage
Fond Du Lac Reporter, 8/10
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Crave wins ‘Spill the Beans’ video contest
Watertown Daily Times, 8/5
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Animal Sciences

Wisconsin Dairy News: National Outstanding Young Farmer Award
WKOW 27, 8/10
Quoted: Angie Ulness, Alumna, Dairy Science
Quoted: Mark Ulness, Alumnus, Dairy Science

2016 National Outstanding Young Farmer from WI Gives Back to Community 
WXOW News 19, 8/9
Quoted: Angie Ulness, Alumna, Dairy Science
Quoted: Mark Ulness, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Megafires Could Threaten California Spotted Owl
Capital Public Radio, 8/5
Quoted: Zach Peery, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Gavin Jones, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Daluge award recognizes businessowner
Agri-View, 8/11
Quoted: Jack Kaltenberg, Alumnus, Agronomy
Mentioned: Rick Daluge, Emeritus, CALS Academic Affairs

WCCF Project brings farm-to-table movement to childcare programs
Wisconsin Gazette, 8/9
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural System

Veterinarian finds perfect fit
Agri-View, 8/9
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Learn manure-storage safety
Agri-View, 8/9
Mentioned: Jeff Nelson, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Bill Berry: Recalling the battle that saved our birds of prey
Madison.com, 8/8
Mentioned: Joseph Hickey, Deceased Emeritus, Department of Wildlife Management

On Wisconsin: Beyond the stick at the Wisconsin State Fair
Madison.com, 8/7
Quoted: Barbara Carroll, Alumnus, Horticulture

On Wisconsin: Beyond the stick at the Wisconsin State Fair 
The Journal Times Online, 8/7
Quoted: Barbara Carroll, Alumnus, Horticulture

Wrapping up the UW dairy sheep program 
University of Wisconsin-Extensions, 8/5
Quoted: David Thomas, Animal Science

Of Interest:

Recycling program a win-win for farmers, environment
The Country Today, 8/8

Opposition to dairy company merger
Morning Ag Clips, 8/10

Professional Dairy Producers Foundation elects officers
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 8/10

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