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CALS In the News for the week of Sep 30 – Oct 6

UW Lead Contamination

UW suspects lead contamination in two campus buildings; playground closed
WKOW.com, 9/29/2017
Mentioned: Agricultural Hall

Potential lead contamination more widespread at UW-Madison
Channel3000.com, 10/03/2017
Mentioned: Agricultural Hall

Thousands at UW-Madison may have been exposed to lead during painting in two buildings    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/05/2017
Mentioned: Agricultural Hall

UW conducts testing at Ag Hall, Nancy Nicholas Hall amid lead concerns
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 9/29/2017
Mentioned: Agricultural Hall

UW-Madison updates on lead testing 
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 10/03/2017
Mentioned: Agricultural Hall

Nitrogen Fixation Grant

Weaning crops from nitrogen fertilizers wins federal grant for UW
Madison.com, 10/05/2017
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ane, Bacteriology

UW wins $7 million grant to wean crops from nitrogen fertilizers 
Hoard’s Dairyman, 10/05/2017
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ane, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center

UW wins $7 million grant to wean crops from nitrogen fertilizers
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 10/03/2017
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ane, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center

News

Close encounters of the stinging kind are in full force
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/02/2017
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

All foods labeled organic aren’t necessarily the same; suspicions raised over imports
Green Bay Press Gazette, 10/02/2017
Quoted: Monica Theis, Food Science

All foods labeled organic aren’t necessarily the same; suspicions raised over imports
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/02/2017
Quoted: Monica Theis, Food Science

Chickens, hairballs and a remarkable man
Channel 3000.com, 10/02/2017
Mentioned: Mark Cook, Deceased, Animal Sciences

Families say fresh farm air fouled by open tanks of industrial waste water
Madison.com, 9/30/2017
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Families say fresh farm air fouled by open tanks of industrial waste water
La Crosse Tribune (AP), 9/30/2017
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Families say fresh farm air fouled 
Agri-View, 10/05/2017
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Forage specialist calls it a career 
Agri-View, 10/01/2017
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Dairy data from multiple programs part of UW study
Brownfield Ag News, 10/03/2017
Mentioned: Heather White, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science

Free nematode testing available 
Agri-View, 10/03/2017
Mentioned: Ann MacGuidwin, Plant Pathology

Center for Dairy Research helps entrepreneur create snack bar for young women
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 10/02/2017
Quoted: Susan Larson, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

 

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