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24 min ago | Green Car Congress

Iowa study suggests miscanthus would yield more biomass in Iowa soil than originally thought

Miscanthus, a perennial grass with vast potential to produce biomass, would deliver even better yields than once thought in Iowa, according to research by agronomists at Iowa State University.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Agriculture, Science, Environment

4 hrs ago | Iowa State University

Biofilter Conference to Present Latest Odor Mitigation Technologies

Iowa State University will host a conference Aug. 20 covering the latest biofilter technologies that can be used to reduce odors from animal-feeding operations.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

14 hrs ago | Ag Professional

New partnership to revitalize global agricultural education

An international partnership across India, Africa and the USA has formed the 'One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium' initiative aimed at revitalizing global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Florida, Michigan State University, Gainesville, FL

21 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Iowa State To Host Field Day For Produce Growers

IOWA STATE TO HOST FIELD DAY FOR PRODUCE GROWERS Jul. 23, 2014 Source: Iowa State University news release The 2014 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 11 will cover topics for fruit and vegetable farmers at Iowa State University's Horticulture Research Station.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

Tue Jul 22, 2014

American Library Association

Ames Public Library awarded 2014 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant

The Association for Library Service to Children has awarded the 2014 ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant to the Ames Public Library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Pop/Rock, The Association, Ames, IA

The Fairfield Ledger

Farmland meetings set in southeast Iowa

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings at four different sites in southeast Iowa, including Fairfield, during late July and August.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, IA, Mount Pleasant, IA, Wapello, IA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

NWTF awards scholarship

Joey Root, left, son of Paul and Ann Root of Webster City, received a $1,300 scholarship from the Neil Daniels, National Wild Turkey Federation chairman.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Fort Dodge, IA

Iowa State University

Aug. 11 Field Day to Provide Information for Produce Growers

The 2014 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 11 will cover topics for fruit and vegetable farmers at Iowa State University's Horticulture Research Station.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

Hot Rod Magazine

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith started with Petersen Publishing in 1979 as Feature Editor for Car Craft after graduating from Iowa State University.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Common Dreams

Iowa Goes Bananas for GMOs

Iowa happens to have planted more genetically engineered corn and soybeans than any other state this year.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Reinbeck Courier

Three to compete in Fair Queen contest

Three local young ladies will vie for the crown of Grundy County Fair Queen next Wednesday as the Fair begins its five-day run at the Grundy County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Grundy County, IA, Cedar Falls, IA, Wellsburg, IA, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science

The Madison Courier

Summer interns gain on-the-job experience working in Madison

Stephanie Price, center, talks about her internship at the Jefferson County Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Madison, IN, Jefferson County, IN, Hanover College, West Virginia University, University of Minnesota

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for meeting a girl at a Davenport library for a sex act.

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Related Topix: Davenport, IA, Ames, IA, Sioux City, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alpha Zeta

2014 NALC in Ames, IA

March 27-29, Alpha Zeta members from across the country met in central Iowa for the 2014 National Agricultural Leadership Conference.

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Related Topix: Ames, IA, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Alpha Zeta, Agriculture, Science

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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The Iowa Supreme Court is ordering Iowa State University to pay $650,000 to a former employee who was the subject of vicious mistreatment by superiors.

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Newswise

U.S. Focus on Malaysian Airliner Overshadowing Israel-Gaza Situation

James McCormick, a professor of political science at Iowa State University specializing in U.S. foreign policy, is available to comment on U.S. involvement in the Israel-Gaza conflict.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who has the best physique of all?

Just like in the Disney version of the fairy tale " Snow White " when the wicked stepmother queen looks in her magic mirror and asks 'Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?' and the mirror replies, "My queen, you are the fairest of them all, ' such it is in bodybuilding.

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Related Topix: Weight Training, Fitness, Ames, IA

WOWT-TV Omaha

From The Classroom To The Wild Blue Yonder

The precision skills of the Navy's Blue Angels will be on display at Offutt Air Force Base Saturday July 19 and Sunday July 20 during the Defenders of Freedom Airshow.

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Related Topix: US Military, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Journal

International space mining competition to put robots on Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano

Iowa State University tests its robot on a beach in Florida in this file photo. The school is one of seven universities participating in the PISCES Robotic International Space Mining, or PRISM, competition that starts Monday on Hawaii's Big Island.

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Related Topix: Robots

Bureau County Republican

Iowa State University lists dean's list

Iowa State University has released its spring 2014 dean's list. Area students who made the list are Christopher Butts of Buda, Emily Passini of Dalzell, Nathaniel of Ladd, Ryan Marion of Princeton, Molly Scott of Spring Valley, Trevin Kennedy of Walnut and Donna McCune of Walnut.

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Related Topix: Buda, IL, Dalzell, IL, Ladd, IL

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