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K-12 educators ‘Step Up the Science of Water Quality’ with Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation and Iowa Nutrient Research Center

August 16, 2021


K-12 educators follow Adam Janke, assistant professor and extension wildlife specialist, around an oxbow wetland as he calls on them to engage their senses and experience the varied benefits from the nutrient reduction practice. Iowa State University photo.

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Iowa State Research Aims to Improve Next Generation of Bioreactors

January 24, 2019

On a cold day last fall, Iowa State University scientist Michelle Soupir and her team of graduate students shoveled out the woodchip-and-mud entrails of nine concrete-lined water-quality cells at the Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Research Farm near Ames. They packed samples from the cells — mini-bioreactors — into plastic bags and labeled them to take back to the lab, where they would measure bacterial activity and the rate of woodchip decomposition. Read more about Iowa State Research Aims to Improve Next Generation of Bioreactors

INRC fall water quality research seminar series focuses on new technologies, new tools, emerging concerns

August 17, 2021

AMES, Iowa – A fall seminar series on Iowa water quality research focused on, "New Technologies, New Tools and Emerging Concerns" begins Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, hosted by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University. The presentations will take place the second Wednesday of each month, from 3-4 p.m., through Dec. 8. This year’s hybrid seminar series will be presented online and in-person at 1306 Elings Hall, 605 Bissell Road, on the Iowa State University campus. Sessions are free and open to the public. Read more about INRC fall water quality research seminar series focuses on new technologies, new tools, emerging concerns

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