dous opportunity or UW to urther the great work ourolks are doing in the wildlie-livestock disease area,” notesFrank Galey, dean o the college, who also chairs the Wyo-ming Brucellosis Coordination eam.
Long-Time Research Partner
Pesticide and seedresearchers in the collegenominated Syngenta or thecollege’s 2011 OutstandingResearch Partner Award.Plant sciences Proessor Gary Franc and AssistantProessor Andrew Kniss have worked closely with thecompany, especially with research and development scien-tist Pete Forster, who is based in Eaton, Colo.“Pete has been such a big supporter o a lot o ourprograms at the Powell Research and Extension Centerand also at the James C. Hageman Sustainable AgricultureResearch and Extension Center near Lingle,” notes Kniss.“He’s always there with inormation when you need it.”“Te Angus McColl-led transition to an internation-ally accepted standard was instrumental in stopping theextinction o the wool business in the USA,” states erry Martin o Anodyne Inc. o San Angelo, exas, in his nomi-nation letter.Adds Rick Powers, trading manager at Lempriere USAInc., “Without his testing house, our business would com-pletely stop. I just want to thank Angus or his dedicationover the years.”And one more – “For nearly 50 years, the entire U.S.wool industry has depended upon Angus as contracts arewritten and value is determined,” writes Larry Prager, pres-ident o the UW Alumni Association and general managero Center o the Nation Wool Inc. o Belle Fourche, SouthDakota. “Millions and millions o pounds o wool havegone to market with the stamp o Yocum-McColl test re-sults. Few can comprehend the importance o Angus’ role.”
Ranch Donation Boosts Research
im Mellon’s dona-tion o the RiverbendRanch west o Laramieto UW will dramatically aect wildlie-livestock disease research in thecollege and across the In-termountain region. Tecollege will use the pro-ceeds o the sale to undthe Riverbend Ranch En-dowed Chair in Wildlie-Livestock Health.“Te gi is a tremen-
UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources honors 2011 award recipients
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‘Pills, Potions and Prots’ is UW’s 2011
Consumer Issues Conference theme
lecturer in psychiatry at the YaleUniversity School o Medicinewill describe how psychiatry medi-cated a nation during his plenary speech to open the “Pills, Potionsand Prots” Consumer Issues Con-erence October 5-7 at the University o Wyoming.Charles Barber, author o
Comortably Numb: HowPsychiatry Medicated a Nation
, will also have a session o the same name. Te consumer conerence each year exam-ines issues o concern to public saety and pocketbooks.Speakers, the program, and more are atwww.uwyo.edu/consumerconerence. On Facebook, search UW ConsumerIssues Conerence.Te marketing o drugs, bothprescription and over-the-counter, isbecoming more pervasive but raisesspecial issues or consumers, saysDee Pridgen, distinguished proes-sor in the UW College o Law and aplanner o the conerence.Tose include prescription drug advertising, counter-eit drugs, the culture o drugs in American society, drugenorcement at the Wyoming borders, eective substanceabuse prevention strategies, prescription drugs in medicalpractice, alcohol and Wyoming law, and medical mari- juana.A showing o the documentary lm
Big Bucks, Big Pharma: Marketing Disease and Pushing Drugs
is 7 p.m.
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