2 hrs ago
Iowa State University
Updates Method for Rating Soil Productivity
Advances in soil science have necessitated an update in the Corn Suitability Rating , a system for rating the crop-growing productivity of Iowa soil, according to Iowa State University agronomist Lee Burras.
6 hrs ago
Report: Best Practices Can Minimize Impact On Pollinators
Farmers being observant with seed treatments at planting and pesticide applications during the growing season could minimize ill effects on bee populations, according to Iowa State University entomologists.
10 hrs ago
ISU Dairy Farm Celebrates Fifth Annual June Dairy Month Open House
ISU DAIRY FARM CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNUAL JUNE DAIRY MONTH OPEN HOUSE May 22, 2013 Source: Iowa State University news release Milk, cheese, ice cream and yogurt - these foods may not be found on a stick at the Iowa State Fair, but the Iowa State University Dairy Farm will be providing free samples at its annual open house.
Wed May 22, 2013
Schumacher-Cheever to wed
Michelle graduated from Jesup High School in 2007 and Iowa State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
Record Placement Of Iowa State Ag College Grads Announced
RECORD PLACEMENT OF IOWA STATE AG COLLEGE GRADS ANNOUNCED May 22, 2013 Iowa State University reports: For 15 consecutive years, the overall placement rate for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences undergraduates has been 97 percent or higher.
The Washington Evening Journal
Lauren Carter, Washington High School Class of 2013, has been awarded ...
Lauren Carter, Washington High School Class of 2013, has been awarded the prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship.
Wisconsin natives were close by when deadly tornado struck
"You just want to get those rare opportunities to see that kind of power and that kind of weather in action," Marquis said.
Tue May 21, 2013
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Rape reported at ISU dorm
A 23-year-old man has been charged with sexual abuse after police said he raped an Iowa State University student in her dorm room, reported Ames Patch .
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US researchers claim memories can be 'rewritten'
TONY EASTLEY: The human memory is malleable, but just how much change can it take? US researchers say they've proved that the brain's original memories can actually be changed or 'rewritten'. Psychologists at the Iowa State University used audio and visual testing to understand the strength of people's memories.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Providence Journal
URI names new dean of students
The University of Rhode Island has named Mary Jo Gonzales assistant vice president for Student Affairs and dean of Students.
D&E honors Khan with teaching award
Dr. Nadeem Khan, Davis & Elkins College professor of economics and finance, was honored during the college's annual Academic Awards and Recognition Convocation ceremony with the 2013 Lois Latham Award for Teaching Excellence.
Sat May 18, 2013
Program focuses on Women in Agriculture
Women managing their own farming operations now have the chance to connect with other women through a course designed to empower them to take control of their operations through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Fri May 17, 2013
Opinion Staff wrote a new blog post: Transparency can cut college costs
Higher education believes in sustainability to such extent that at Midwestern universities, like my own, we advocate for ingredients on food labels.
Thu May 16, 2013
FFA Attends State Convention
On April 22-23, 19 outstanding members of the Emmetsburg FFA Chapter attended the 85th Annual Iowa FFA State Leadership Conference.
Taller Wind Turbines Could Be On The Horizon
Engineers at Iowa State University are working on a way to make wind turbine towers taller by building them from concrete instead of the steel currently used.
Wed May 15, 2013
Branstad names CPA Mary Mosiman as new state auditor
Gov. Terry E. Branstad today named Ames CPA Mary Mosiman, AGE, as Iowa's new state auditor, following last month's announcement by David Vaudt that he was resigning to become the new chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board .
Crop Insurance Rebuttals
Critics like Iowa State University economist Bruce Babcock argue crop insurance overhead and premiums subsidies are bloated In a recent study for the Environmental Working Group, he contends that the harvest-price adjustment used in popular revenue insurance products more than doubled the cost of 2012's claims.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cygnus Announces Its 2nd Annual Interconnectivity Conference
CYGNUS ANNOUNCES ITS 2ND ANNUAL INTERCONNECTIVITY CONFERENCE May 14, 2013 Source: Cygnus Business Media Groupnews release The IDEAg Group, producer of the IDEAg Interconnectivity Conference where interconnected Ag solutions providers, precision Ag users and other thought leaders meet to share ideas on the future of connected agriculture, announced ... (more)
Which comes first, the corn planting or nitrogen application?
While some parts of the Corn Belt made planting progress in the past week, not everyone did.
Mon May 13, 2013
WFMY 2 Greensboro
Graduate, Mom Gets College Degree & Bling
Hawkins entered Iowa State University eight years ago with a full-ride scholarship that propelled her into her senior year in 2009.