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U. Iowa ad campaign seeks more students, and money

The university is launching a marketing blitz Monday that will blanket the state with ads designed to reach potential in-state students and their parents.


Related Topix: University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Messenger

Showing at the fair

Koester was taken away by ambulance from the livestock arena. The injuries were not serious, Linda Cline, Webster County 4-H youth coordinator said, and Koester is expected to recover.


Related Topix: Webster County, IA, Family, Kids

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Group Submits Recommendations On Future Of Veishea

A task force submitted recommendations on the future of an annual celebration at Iowa State University that was marred by violence earlier this year.


Coshocton Tribune

SARE grants available fornew, experienced farmers

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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Coshocton County, OH


USDA lowers corn harvest estimate, raises soybeans

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.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

Iowa State University

New Federal Collaboration with 12 Land-grant Universities to Address...

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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


AIDS Scientist Pleads Not Guilty to Faking Study

A former Iowa State University scientist pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging that he falsified research for an AIDS vaccine to secure millions of dollars in federal funding.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Western Producer

U.S. farmers could see record soybean harvest

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)


Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Progressive Farmer

Sprayer Tracks Cut Yield

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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Fairfield Ledger

Benge hired as Pence principal

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.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Agriculture, Science, Jefferson County, IA, Fairfield, IA, Saint Ambrose University

New Hampshire Public Radio -

A New Device Lets You Track Your Preschooler ... And Listen In

KizON went on sale in South Korea this week, with North America and Europe to follow later this year.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science / Technology, GPS, Harvard University, Privacy

The Democrat

James Depenbusch 1932-2014

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.


Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Palo Alto County, IA, Agriculture, Science, Estherville, IA, Okoboji, IA

WHO-TV Des Moines

AGRIBUSINESS: Professor Uses LEGO For Science, Studies Plant Roots

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.


Iowa State University

Field Days Cater to Gardeners Seeking New Plants

Iowa State University's Research and Demonstration Farms will kick off its series of Demonstration Home Garden Field Days July 21 in southwest Iowa.


Related Topix: Iowa, Life, Food, Vegetables, Rock Rapids, IA, Home Gardening, Home, Ames, IA

Wed Jul 09, 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.


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

The Washington Evening Journal

Researchers find link between food insecurity and depression

A new study by an Iowa State University professor and student links food insecurity and maternal depression in rural America.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Washington Evening Journal

Community garden arrives

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.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Brighton, IA, Washington County, IA

Bioscience Technology

AIDS Research Team Loses $1.38M Grant

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.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS


Exploring the Advancements in Materials Research, Synthesis & Fabrication

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.


Related Topix: Materials Science, Science, North Carolina A&T State University, Northwestern University, Louisiana Tech University, Longwood University

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Farmer Appreciation breakfast planned by Main Street Kiwanis

The Webster City Main Street Kiwanis is sponsoring its annual Farmer Appreciation Breakfast on July 15 at 7 a.m. at the Grid Iron Restaurant.


Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Agriculture, Science