AMES, Iowa- The Iowa Nutrient Research Center is accepting new proposals for research projects designed to reduce nitrate and phosphorus in Iowa’s water.
The Iowa Nutrient Research Center has released its 2022 Annual Review. The four-page document provides highlights of the center’s work and new projects in 2022 -- and over its first decade of helping lead “science for Iowa’s water.”
The Iowa Nutrient Research Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a new seminar series highlighting outcomes and impacts from a decade of research. The series will start this fall and continue through spring 2023. Two presenters each month will discuss INRC-supported projects. Sessions will take place the second Wednesday of each month, from 3:10-4 p.m., beginning Sept. 14. The seminars are free and open to the public. Participants are asked to register in advance at: https://go.iastate.edu/GBIZX7.
AMES, Iowa — A team of scientists led by Iowa State University has won a $649,000 grant from USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture to study the intricacies of cereal rye cover crops.
Drainage experts from around the Midwest will gather November 23 in Ames to share and discuss updates on drainage issues, research and technology at the 2021 Drainage Research Forum in Ames. The event will be held at the Ames Gateway Hotel and Conference Center on Green Hills Drive with a virtual online option for participation. The meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. with registration and refreshments, and the program is scheduled for 9:30 to 3:45 p.m. More details and registration information is available online.
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.
“Profiles in the Wonders of Iowa’s Wetlands” will feature 12 in-depth educational videos highlighting the diversity and benefits of wetland ecosystems throughout the state. The videos are being developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Nutrient Research Center. A webinar on Tuesday, May 25, at 7-8 p.m., kicks off the series during American Wetlands Month.