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Jan 19th, 2010
The researchers said the soybean genome sequencing could lead to important improvements to the plant.
Jan 14th, 2010
The researchers are working to safely increase feed use by cattle and poultry producers of dry distiller's grains with solubles made during ethanol production.
Jan 11th, 2010
You can read the fall issue of STORIES and access the online extras. College faculty, staff, alumni and friends will soon be receiving a print copy in the mail.
Jan 4th, 2010
From raptors to poinsettias, students shared what they learned in the Science With Practice program at a poster presentation.
Dec 21st, 2009
Nathan Upah, animal science graduate, spoke to graduating seniors on Dec. 19 and invited them to seek perfection to address the challenges they face.
Dec 18th, 2009
A CALS Budget Updates page is now live, including information from the Dec. 15 open forum with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Dec 18th, 2009
Students propose solutions to biorenewable issues as part of their final exam. The multidisciplinary class included students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Dec 16th, 2009
He will replace Gerald Miller, who has served as associate dean since 1998.
Dec 14th, 2009
Students in animal science 336 get a hands-on lesson about canine animal behavior. Trainer Robin Habeger brought two search and rescue dogs to class to demonstrate her training methods.
Nov 24th, 2009
The club took up the slack created by recent budget cuts and started planting and maintaining the highly visible flowerbed at the corner of Wallace Road and Osborn Drive.
Nov 20th, 2009
Douglas Kenealy is one of two people to receive the annual U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.
Nov 19th, 2009
Patrick Schnable, Baker Professor of agronomy and Plant Science Institute researcher, talks about his team's part in the national sequencing effort in this research video.
Nov 18th, 2009
The Iowa State Dairy Products Evaluation Team placed fourth overall in the 88th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation contest, a national student competition.
Nov 18th, 2009
Brandon Carpenter will pass on the lessons learned in his demonstration project at the Horticulture Research Station to Iowa apple growers in January.
Nov 9th, 2009
The study listed faculty, the graduate program and international emphasis as the distinguishing characteristics of the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies.
Nov 9th, 2009
The discovery by Adam Bogdanove, plant pathology, and Matthew Moscou, a student in the bioinformatics and computation biology graduate program, will be published in the journal Science.
Nov 4th, 2009
Max Rothschild, the U.S. Pig Genome Coordinator, says the scientific advance will benefit Iowa, the nation's leader in pig production.
Nov 3rd, 2009
Agronomist Brian Hornbuckle and his research group are part of a global team studying data from the first soil moisture remote sensing satellite, which was launched Nov. 1.
Nov 2nd, 2009
Extension specialists have information for producers coping with harvest problems arising from the wet conditions in the latest Integrated Crop Management News.
Oct 28th, 2009
The speech Charles Manatt, College alumnus and former U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, presented Oct. 27 is available online.
Oct 21st, 2009
More than 150 employers came to Iowa State to attend the largest ag career fair in the nation on Oct. 13. The event attracted more than 1,400 students.
Oct 19th, 2009
College alumnus and former professor and administrator Louis Thompson died July 24 at the age of 95. His memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in the Curtiss Hall Auditorium.
Oct 19th, 2009
Don't miss tonight's 2009 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture featuring Ambassador Charles Manatt, 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union.
Oct 19th, 2009
Researchers are studying a full spectrum of management tools to use against soybean aphids.
Oct 16th, 2009
Marvin Walter and his wife Janice of Ames kick off an effort to build an Agriculture Pavilion as part of Campaign Iowa State: With Pride and Purpose.