News Releases 2001

December 10th, 2001 ISU Researcher Receives 2001 Crop Genetics Honor
AMES, Iowa — For his international contributions to corn breeding over the past 43 years, Iowa State University researcher Arnel Hallauer has received the 2001 Verdant Partners Crop Genetics Award. The award was presented to Hallauer during the...

November 26th, 2001 Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine and Natural Resources News from Iowa State University
CORN STARCH RESEARCH COULD LEAD TO HIGHER CROP VALUE Researchers at Iowa State University are trying to find a way to boost the value of corn by studying starch. Alan Myers and Martha James, faculty in biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular...

November 19th, 2001 Iowa State Names Agriculture Dean
AMES, Iowa — Catherine E. O'Connor Woteki, senior research scientist with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland, College Park, and professor of nutrition and food safety at the University of...

November 11th, 2001 Most Iowa Grain Processed Before Leaving State
AMES, Iowa — Value was added to more than 60 percent of the grain sold by Iowa farmers in the 1999-2000 marketing year, according to an Iowa State University survey. Iowa farmers and country elevators reported that about 60 percent of corn and...

November 8th, 2001 Iowa State Agronomy Faculty Receive National Honors
AMES, Iowa — Faculty in the Iowa State University agronomy department received several awards and honors in October at the joint national meetings of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) and...

November 7th, 2001 Understanding Food Labels Helps Older Americans Stay Healthy
AMES, Iowa — Researchers at Iowa State University have found that older Americans have a limited understanding of the nutrition information found on food product labels. Mary Jane Oakland, nutrition professor, and Helen Jensen, economics...