CALS In the News for the Week of Sep 3 – Sep 9


Ale Genomics: How Humans Tamed Beer Yeast
Scientific American, 9/9
Quoted: Chris Hittinger, Genetics

Ale genomics: how humans tamed beer yeast
Nature Publishing Group, 9/8
Quoted: Chris Hittinger, Genetics

Gene editing might help conserve species. But should it?
The Christian Science Monitor, 9/7
Quoted: Kate O’Connor-Giles, Molecular Biology and Genetics

UW-Madison Partners with WPT for Show on New Farming Challenges
Hoards Dairyman, 9/9
Mentioned: Ruth Genger, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

UW-Madison Partners with WPT for Show on New Farming Challenges
Wisconsin State Farmer, 9/6
Mentioned: Ruth Genger, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Wisconsin’s Homegrown Farmer showcases how collaboration and agriculture go hand in hand
My Gateway News, 9/3
Mentioned: Ruth Genger, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Making Wisconsin Fruits and Veggies Taste Better
Public News Service, 9/8
Mentioned: CALS Seed to Kitchen Collaborative

Protecting Migratory Birds in 2016
Iowa Public Radio, 9/6
Quoted: Stan Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Campus of the Future
Isthmus, 9/8
Quoted: Gary Brown, Alumnus Landscape Architecture

War over water in the land of plenty
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/8
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station

Urban Gardening in Milwaukee Comes With Risks – Possible Lead in the Soil
WUWM, 9/7
Quoted: Geoff Simmering, Soil Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison CALS to honor five with Honorary Recognition Awards
Farm Progress, 9/9
Mentioned: Bernard Easterly, Alumnus Veterinary Science
Mentioned: Daryl Lund, Emeritus Food Science
Mentioned: Gary Onan, Alumnus Meat and Animal Science
Mentioned: Richard “Otto” Wiegand, Alumnus Dairy Science

Olympians of education: New WIEA Youth Board
Apg, 9/4
Mentioned: Patty Loew, Life Sciences Communication

Badgerland Financial eyes merger with 2 other ag associations, 9/9
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Dairy Science

UW spinoff grows aronia interest
Agri-View, 9/9
Quoted: Christian Krueger, Animal Science
Mentioned: Jess Reed, Animal Science

Back-to-school food safety tips
DeWitt Media Inc., 9/6
Quoted: Barbara Ingham, Food Science

Pick ’em For Yourself And The Rhinelander Area Food Pantry
WXPR, 9/8
Mentioned: Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station

Project Coverts works for wildlife
Outdoor News, 9/1
Quoted: Jamie Nack, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Mark Rickenbayh, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Sheep-industry leaders doggedly optimistic
Agri-View, 9/7
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Cover crops + corn, beans = success
Agri-View, 9/6
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Manure Gas Safety Webinar Slated for Thursday
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 9/6
Mentioned: Kevin Erb, UW Extension – Community, Natural Resources and Economic Dev.
Mentioned: Becky Larson, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Jeff Nelson, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

300 and counting: Former Extension dairy specialist still judging fairs at age 93
The Country Today 8/29/2016
Quoted: Clarence Olson, Dairy Science emeritus

Of Interest

UW-Platteville Creates Dairy Science Major
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/25

One Milwaukee Woman’s Quest to Rid Her Soil of Lead
WUWM, 9/9

Killing Off American Cows to Keep Milk Prices High
Bloomberg, 9/8

That stings: Insecticide hurts queen bees’ egg-laying abilities
EurekAlert!, 9/9

First-of-kind study suggests cover crop mixtures increase agroecosystem services
EurekAlert!, 9/8