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5 hrs ago |

As Hidden Spy Cameras Become More of a Problem, a New Iphone App Is Available To Detect Them

As computer hardware gets smaller and smaller, the risk of unwanted surveillance gets bigger and bigger.


Related Topix: iPhone, Computers, Virginia Beach, VA, University of Delaware

9 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Iowa State University Adding New Food Trucks As Dining Option

Iowa State University has announced that five food trucks will be operating on campus when students begin the fall semester on Monday.


9 hrs ago | Osky News

Mahaska County Woman Inducted Into Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Eileen Blom of Mahaska County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eileen Blom of Mahaska County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eighty-two ... (more)


Related Topix: Iowa, Mahaska County, IA

11 hrs ago | Osky News

Mahaska County to hold Master Gardener Training

Mahaska County Extension is now enrolling for a Master Gardener training to begin September 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Mahaska County, IA, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

15 hrs ago | Ag Professional

How to find new employees

U.S. agriculture producers and food companies are struggling to attract enough workers, a problem the industry concedes is getting worse as innovation and growing demand for their products leads to the creation of thousands of new jobs.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Purdue University, Johnston, IA, Ames, IA

18 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Iowa State battles housing shortage

Iowa State University was forced to turn away more than 200 applications for on-campus living due to a housing shortage.


Related Topix: Boone, IA, Ames, IA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Help children ease into new grade as school year starts

As families welcome the new school year, sometimes parents can forget a child's need to ease into a new grade, says Joy Rouse a Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


KTIV-TV Sioux City


Iowa State University has turned away more than 200 applications for on-campus living due to a housing shortage.


Related Topix: Sioux City, IA


Increased Enrollment Leads to Housing Shortage at Iowa State University

A housing shortage for the fall semester has led to Iowa State University to turn away more than 200 applicants for on-campus living.


Agri Marketing

Iowa State To Host Late Summer Field Day

IOWA STATE TO HOST LATE SUMMER FIELD DAY Aug. 20, 2014 Source: Iowa State University news release A variety of crop-related topics including the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture, cover crops, troublesome weeds, crop diseases, pasture management, corn stalk use and soil fertility will be covered at late-summer field days scheduled at ... (more)


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Nashua, IA, Sioux Center, IA, Kanawha, IA, Crawfordsville, IA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Running Study: Less May Be More

Running is one of the most convenient forms of exercise, which is one reason Iowa State University Kinesiology professor, DC Lee, Ph.D. chose it for this study.


Star Tribune

West school briefs: Minnetonka science teacher honored

Joe Cossette, who will begin his first year of teaching science at Minnetonka High School this fall, has been chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as a member of its 2014 cohort of Teaching Fellows.


Related Topix: Minnetonka, MN, University of Minnesota, St. Louis Park, MN

Clover Herald

Clover teacher: Remove barriers to learning math

Smith was honored for her efforts last week when she was named Clover's 2014-15 Teacher of the Year during the district's opening ceremonies.


Related Topix: Clover, SC, Stanford University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Beef Magazine

Worms Eat Away At Beef Producers' Profits

Beef cattle producers can gain $40/head when they control worms in cattle that are on pasture, according to a recent study by Iowa State University.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


MU initiative receives $500,000 NSF grant to augment public science education and outreach

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to fund a five-year, multi-institutional initiative designed to encourage education and outreach efforts that communicate the value of taxpayers' investment in federal scientific research.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin Madison, Stanford University

Agri Marketing

Precision Ag Institute To Hold Big Ag Data Workshop

PRECISION AG INSTITUTE TO HOLD BIG AG DATA WORKSHOP Aug. 18, 2014 American Soybean Association reports: The data that farmers collect each year on their operation holds significant potential for helping them know exactly what their farm needs to increase yield.


Related Topix: Corning, IA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Messenger

Expect farm land rental rates to fall

If landowners think most farmers are sitting on buckets of cash and ready to sign on for high rents in 2015, they need to think again.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Estherville Spirit

Turner does groundbreaking soybean research

So teachers have it real easy during the summer, right? Just lying around at the beach, reading the latest novel, putting on some sun screen, then finally going back to school in late August.


Related Topix: Estherville, IA, Agriculture, Science, Terril, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Ernst expresses concern over military harassment

The Iraq veteran says she was able to stop the unwanted advances by simply telling the person to stop.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

Free Press

Summer on the prairie

COLLECTING SEEDS IS PART OF THE prairie restoration process at Midewin for summer interns David Evans, Pedro Solis and Erica Anderson.


Related Topix: Northeastern University, Wilmington, IL