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A task force submitted recommendations on the future of an annual celebration at Iowa State University that was marred by violence earlier this year.
Sustainability can have different meanings for different people. When it comes to sustainable agriculture the most widely recognized characteristics for a sustainable operation are that it must be economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible.
Rain that has washed out portions of fields in several corn-growing states prompted the government to lower its estimate of this year's corn crop size, but soybean fields may actually produce more than earlier expected, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday.
Water quality researchers and extension specialists at Iowa State University have joined with scientists at 11 other land-grant universities in the Mississippi River watershed and the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Hypoxia Task Force in a formal partnership to strengthen efforts to reduce the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico.
June was wet across the main U.S. grain belt and the continuing outlook is for a mild summer.a © It all points to another bumper corn and soybean harvest for the world's largest food exporter, analysts say.a © Heavy rain across the Midwest and Plains had replenished soil moisture in most of the nation's big crop growing region by early ... (more)
Entering a field to take photos or pull yield samples generally involves what amounts to gymnastics on my behalf -- especially as the soybean crop starts to take off.
The Fairfield Community School District Board of Directors hired Floyd "Chuck" Benge as the new Pence Elementary School principal during a special meeting Tuesday night at the Administration/Curriculum/Technology Center.
KizON went on sale in South Korea this week, with North America and Europe to follow later this year.
Graveside service for James E. Depenbusch of Emmetsburg will be Saturday, July 12, at 11 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Emmetsburg.
Studying plant development is hard, roots are hidden by soil and branch out, platforms for experiments need to be scalable, and systematic research require repeated trials.
March 27-29, Alpha Zeta members from across the country met in central Iowa for the 2014 National Agricultural Leadership Conference.
A new study by an Iowa State University professor and student links food insecurity and maternal depression in rural America.
After two years of planning, Brighton has a community garden. The idea for a community garden was initiated after Brighton was identified as a Horizon community in 2008, said Nancy Adrian, administrative assistant at the Washington County Extension office.
An AIDS research team at Iowa State University will not get the final $1.38 million payment of a National Institutes of Health five-year grant after a team member admitted last year to faking research results, the NIH said Tuesday.
OMICS Group International's 3rd International conference on Materials Science & Engineering is all set to explore the most recent advancements in materials research with an aim of tracking the Materials Research, Synthesis, and Fabrication during October 06-08, 2014, at San Antonio, USA.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:23 pm
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