Researchers comment on proposed EPA models for predicting broiler operation emissions
November 27, 2023
Proposed federal draft models designed to guide emissions forecasting for broiler operations need improvement and clarification, according to an in-depth analysis led by Iowa State University scientists.
Students in FSHN 376X: Science and Practice of Cheesemaking will host a showcase event on Dec. 8, from noon to 2 p.m. in 2379 Food Sciences Building. During this event, attendees can taste the two cheeses the students made this semester.
A joint program between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Animal Science in Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has been established with the goal of educating more veterinarians who wish to practice production animal medicine.
Michael Haden has spent the last 13 years teaching students about agriculture at Independence High School in Independence, Iowa. Through the variety of classes he teaches, Haden is impacting the lives of his students through his love for agriculture and teaching.
For the past two years, Good Earth Student Farm has been donating various fruits and vegetables grown by its student members to SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), Iowa State’s on-campus food pantry. The donated produce has amounted to 4,000 pounds, or 2 tons.
Arti Singh, a plant breeder and associate professor in Iowa State University’s Department of Agronomy, has organized Women in Agriculture and Artificial Intelligence (WIAA), a new student group inspiring women in STEM disciplines to create a better future for agriculture using AI tools.
Ryan Budnik brings a wealth of experience in crop research and performance testing to his new position as director of the Iowa Crop Improvement Association. He has been the acting director of the organization since earlier this year, and his new role took effect Sept. 27.
Ashley Hipnar, senior in environmental science, Natalie Young, senior in global resource systems, and Jayna Misra, senior in environmental science and global resource systems, spent their summer interning in Kosovo. During their experiences, they put into practice the skills they are learning in their classes and enhanced their understanding of other cultures.
The Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Ivy College of Business, presents the second annual Food Insecurity Challenge. This unique challenge invites students and local community members from diverse disciplines to form teams and create innovative solutions to this global issue.
A study of Iowa farmers’ use of 4R Plus nutrient management practices offers insights into social, economic, and ecological influences on adoption that operate at both an individual level and within a larger, county-level context.
Management of the Hinds Irrigation Farm was turned over to the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station last year. This past summer, plant pathology researchers used it to conduct 40 different projects looking at diseases in corn and soybeans.
The Iowa Soybean Research Center’s Industry Advisory Council (IAC) met in September for its annual meeting to consider proposed soybean research ideas and offer guidance on how to best invest $414,000 in available new funding. Based on the IAC’s recommendations, the ISRC Management Team funded three new soybean research projects, which will be led by Silvina Arias and Leonor Leandro, both in the Department of Plant Pathology, Entomology and Microbiology at Iowa State.
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering has introduced a new option in their industrial technology major, preparing students for the expanding field of biological and biomanufacturing systems.
AMES, Iowa – Sorghum is a productive and versatile annual crop used worldwide for livestock feed. Until now, the plant, which originated in the tropics, has done best in warmer regions with longer growing seasons than the Upper Midwest.
Regan Kramer, junior in agricultural studies and international agriculture, spent her summer interning on a New Zealand dairy farm owned by Chad and Jan Winke. Of particular use during Kramer’s internship were the lessons learned in the dairy cattle science class she took at Iowa State.