News Releases 2015

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January 23rd, 2015 Iowa State University Collaborative Research Seeks to Increase Corn Production in Africa
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University agronomists have begun research to improve the drought tolerance and disease resistance of corn grown by farmers in Tanzania and sub-Saharan Africa. Thomas Lubberstedt and Walter Suza, professors in the Iowa...

January 22nd, 2015 Research Progress Reported by Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State
AMES, Iowa — Two sets of progress reports are now available online for research projects funded through the Iowa Nutrient...

January 21st, 2015 Iowa State University Agricultural Job Fair Set for Feb. 4
AMES, Iowa — The spring version of the Agriculture Career Day at Iowa State University will bring 110 employers to campus Feb. 4 to recruit for full-time positions and summer internships. The job fair follows a bigger one last fall that drew a...

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January 20th, 2015 Iowa Soybean Research Center Names McGrath On-Farm Research and Extension Coordinator
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Soybean Research Center at Iowa State University has named Clarke McGrath as the center’s on-farm research and extension coordinator. McGrath, a native of Afton, Iowa, has served 15 years as a field agronomist with ISU...

January 15th, 2015 Iowa State University Announces Winners in Agricultural Business Plan Competition
AMES, Iowa -- Undergraduate and graduate students from 15 land-grant universities competed for $15,000 in cash awards at a new program developed by Iowa State University’s Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative and sponsored by Stine Seed...