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  1. Horticulture Focus of Iowa State University's Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 7Read the original story

    Monday Jul 17 | Iowa State University

    Iowa State University's annual Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Aug. 7 will feature research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, non-profit organizations and master gardeners. The field day will run from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the Iowa State Horticulture Research Station , 55519 170th St., near Ames.


  2. Iowa State Scientists Add to Knowledge of Phosphorus Dynamics in Cover Crop, Runoff StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Iowa State University

    A multidisciplinary team of scientists led by Antonio Mallarino, professor of agronomy at Iowa State University, has completed two years of a long-term field study to better understand the impacts of cover crops on nutrient loss with surface runoff. Cover crops are a recognized nutrient management practice outlined in the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy .


  3. ISU Dairy Farm Open House June 9Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Iowa State University

    To celebrate dairy month the Iowa State University Dairy Farm will host its ninth annual open house June 9 from 6 - 11 a.m. The event is open to the public. Tours will be given every 30 minutes beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m. Stops include the milking parlor, milk house and dairy barns.


  4. Symposium to Focus on Next Generation Agriculture and Seed Industry OutlookRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Iowa State University

    AMES, Iowa - The Seed Science Center at Iowa State University will host experts from around the world in April to discuss agricultural innovations and opportunities in a symposium titled "Next Generation Agriculture: Emerging Innovations and Opportunities." The April 12 symposium, to be held at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames, will offer two sessions that will explore the topics of Seed Industry Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities and Next Generation Innovations and Technologies in Agriculture.


  5. ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Presents Outstanding Faculty and Staff AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Iowa State University

    AMES, Iowa A - Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented awards to faculty and staff March 9. The award winners included: Chris Currey received the Early Achievement in Teaching Award. Currey is an assistant professor in horticulture and teaches classes related to greenhouse production.


  6. Dakota Access Funds Iowa State University Research of Pipeline Installation Effects on FarmlandRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Iowa State University

    Iowa State University will conduct a five-year research project that will study the impact of pipeline construction on crop production and soil compaction. Researchers began collecting initial data last fall on university-owned farmland near Ames on an approximately two-acre site following construction activities for the Dakota Access Pipeline.


  7. Research Farms Utilize Conservation Practices for Science, StewardshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Iowa State University

    Iowa State University's 13 Research and Demonstration Farms around the state have served for decades as models of agricultural and scientific progress for Iowa's farmers and landowners. For years the university's agricultural researchers have used the farms to study and demonstrate the effects of conservation practices to preserve water quality, keep soils productive and improve the environment.


  8. Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Day at Iowa State University Set for Feb. 1Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Iowa State University

    Job recruiters have reserved all the spaces for the Feb. 1 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Day at Iowa State University. The career event is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Great Hall of the ISU Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way in Ames.


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