2019 News & Featured Stories Archive

Select a date to see news items from that year.

Iowa State Research Aims to Improve Next Generation of Bioreactors

January 24th, 2019
Professor Michelle Soupir (in purple jacket) working at Iowa State University bioreactor research site with students.
AMES, Iowa — 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...

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Fair Set for Feb. 6 at Iowa State University

January 24th, 2019
AMES, Iowa — The spring version of the career fair sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University is set for Feb. 6. The Agriculture and Life Sciences Spring Career Day is a smaller version of the college’s...

Iowa State Agricultural Education Professor Receives Educational Honor

January 16th, 2019
AMES, Iowa – Robert Martin, an Iowa State University agricultural education and studies professor, was presented one of seven Iowa Nationwide Golden Owl Awards on Jan. 15. The new award was presented at Iowa State by Eddie Chestnut, the...

Iowa State University Study Shows Farmers Active in Watershed Groups More Likely to Plant Cover Crops

January 10th, 2019
Lush cover crop growing in corn stubble.
AMES, Iowa – Research by Iowa State University shows that active farmer involvement in watershed management groups and other conservation networks is key to adopting conservation practices like cover crops. The...