Students give 20-year-old planter an upgrade
Exposing students to the latest farming technology is one of the goals of the AGEDS 450: Farm Management and Operation class. Read more about the upgrade proccess.
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Young Alum of the Month
Claire Dupuis ('20 agriculture and society, English) is in her second year as a law student at Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa and worked over the summer as a law clerk at Laird Law Firm in Mason City, Iowa. At Iowa State, Dupuis took advantage of the university's location and strong professional network to make it possible to gain valuable work experience while taking classes.
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Scientists exploit genetic mutation to accelerate plant breeding process
New research published recently in Nature Plants by Siddique I. Aboobucker and Thomas Lübberstedt at Iowa State may hold the key to accelerating plant breeding, unlocked through the discovery of a genetic mutation. Lübberstedt and Aboobucker believe the beneficial mutations they’ve identified can be applied – with some modifications – to corn and other crops.