2001 News & Featured Stories

ISU Researcher Receives 2001 Crop Genetics Honor December 10th, 2001
AMES, Iowa — For his international contributions to corn breeding over the past 43 years, Iowa State University researcher Arnel Hallauer has received the 2001 Verdant Partners Crop Genetics Award. The award was presented to Hallauer during the...

Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine and Natural Resources News from Iowa State University November 26th, 2001
CORN STARCH RESEARCH COULD LEAD TO HIGHER CROP VALUE Researchers at Iowa State University are trying to find a way to boost the value of corn by studying starch. Alan Myers and Martha James, faculty in biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular...

Iowa State Names Agriculture Dean November 19th, 2001
AMES, Iowa — Catherine E. O'Connor Woteki, senior research scientist with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland, College Park, and professor of nutrition and food safety at the University of...

Most Iowa Grain Processed Before Leaving State November 11th, 2001
AMES, Iowa — Value was added to more than 60 percent of the grain sold by Iowa farmers in the 1999-2000 marketing year, according to an Iowa State University survey. Iowa farmers and country elevators reported that about 60 percent of corn and...

Iowa State Agronomy Faculty Receive National Honors November 8th, 2001
AMES, Iowa — Faculty in the Iowa State University agronomy department received several awards and honors in October at the joint national meetings of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) and...

Understanding Food Labels Helps Older Americans Stay Healthy November 7th, 2001
AMES, Iowa — Researchers at Iowa State University have found that older Americans have a limited understanding of the nutrition information found on food product labels. Mary Jane Oakland, nutrition professor, and Helen Jensen, economics...