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CALS in the News for the Week of Aug 27 – Sept 2

In the News:

Cooperative Extension leadership change in the works
The Country Today 8/31
Quoted: Rick Klemme, Dean, UW-Cooperative Extension
Quoted: Cathy Sandeen, UW-Extension Chancellor
Quoted: Aaron Brower, UW-Extension Provost

America’s real mountain of cheese is on our plates
89.3KPCC, 8/27
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Entrepreneur’s beekeeping hobby evolves into successful business venture
Madison.com, 8/27
Quoted: Eugene Woller, Alumnus, Entomology
Mentioned: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

New labeling law and a study on GMOs aim to end consumers’ confusion
Madison.com, 8/28
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Richard Amasino, Biochemistry

Science and cooking collide to fight botulism
KTOO, 8/28
Mentioned: Eric Johnson, Bacteriology

Milk prices continue to recover
Farm Progress, 8/29
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Arlington Station Agronomy/Soils Field Day is August 31
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 8/29
Mentioned: Phil Townsend, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Department of Agronomy
Mentioned: UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Badger Crops Club

Milk production and product inventories cool prices
Progressive Dairyman, 8/30
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Spooner Sheep Day ends after 64 years
Agri-View, 8/30
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Yves Berger, Spooner Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Mentioned: Dick Vatthauer, Emeritus, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Alexa Roscizewski, Undergraduate, Animal Sciences
Mentioned Bob Rand, Spooner Agricultural Research Station

Show on new farming challenges
Morning Ag Clips, 8/31
Mentioned: Lloyd Holterman, Alumnus
Mentioned: Daphne Holterman, Alumnus

Breeding for flavor
Morning Ag Clips, 8/31
Mentioned: Julie Dawson, Horticulture

Daughters of Demeter celebrate 100 years
Agri-View, 8/31
Mentioned: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Mentioned: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Mentioned: Babcock Dairy

Project Coverts works for wildlife
Outdoor News, 9/1
Quoted: Mark Rickenbach, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Science Literacy: How Do Americans Measure Up?
WPR, 9/1
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Natural Resources students learn grazing
Agri-View, 9/1
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

‘Celebrate Agriculture’ During Badger vs. Panthers Football Game
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 9/2
Mentioned: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Mentioned: WALSAA

AgrAbility of Wisconsin Celebrating 25 Years of Service
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 9/2
Mentioned: Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: AgrAbility of Wisconsin

UW-Madison dairy science offers tours
Agri-View, 9/2
Quoted: Kent Weigl, Dairy Science

Ag Agent Wiegand wins top award
apg-wi.com, 8/26
Mentioned: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

CALS honorees to receive awards
Agri-View, 8/31
Mentioned: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Of Interest:

Cargill, General Mills, Wal-Mart collaborating to improve farm soil, water quality
Star Tribune, 8/31

The Next Agriculture Revolution is Under Our Feet
The Huffington Post, 9/1

New defense against bacterial speck
Morning Ag Clips, 9/1

 

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