Exploring new sorghum cultivars’ potential as forage crop for Upper Midwest
September 25, 2023
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.
Laura Millage, junior in microbiology and genetics with a minor in public health, gained valuable knowledge during her eight weeks in Botswana as part of the Council on International Educational Exchange program, which is a partner to Iowa State University’s study abroad program.
The Iowa State University Agricultural Business Club was awarded the Outstanding Chapter Club and Creative Club awards and earned a top quiz bowl placing at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Awards and Fellows Ceremony.
AMES, Iowa – Ernie Shea, president of Solutions from the Land, a not-for-profit organization based in Lutherville, Maryland, will present the 2022 William K. Deal Leadership Lecture Sept. 28, at Iowa State University.
To fry bacon in water, or not to fry bacon in water? That is the question Jess Pryles, current student in Iowa State University’s meat science graduate certificate program and creator of Hardcore Carnivore, sought to answer for her final project while she was on campus earlier this month.
Earlier this summer, three bronze cow-calf sculptures were installed at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, the Iowa State Fair and in Toledo, Iowa. The sculptures are replicas of the original one, created by Norma “Duffy” Lyon, which has been on display since 1991 atop a hill overlooking the Highway 63 and Business Highway 30 intersection in Toledo.
Nathan Behrends, senior in agricultural studies, was one of the 10 students chosen nationwide to attend the Ag Voices of the Future program in Washington, D.C. earlier this summer. The program, sponsored by the American Soybean Association and Valent U.S.A., took place July 11-14, and is aimed at exposing young people to major policy issues and advocacy within agriculture.
AMES, Iowa – When can we expect to see reduced levels of nutrients in our water if we make positive changes on the landscape? New Iowa State University research shows how complicated it is to give a sound answer to that question.
Nine students from across the country presented at the Cyclone Scholars Summer Research Experience and George Washington Carver Internship Program Research Symposium as a culmination of eight weeks of mentored research.
AMES, Iowa — A multidisciplinary project at Iowa State University is harnessing engineering to solve agronomic challenges, enlisting undergraduates to develop an innovative research chamber to study soybeans’ responses in the field to current an
Ten Iowa State University students representing six different majors explored France June 5-18 as part of the Cathedrals, Castles, Culture and Cuisine-Sustainable, Safe & Nutritious Food in France study abroad trip.
Safety and testing, tractor performance and maneuverability are just a few of the components the Iowa State University Cyclone Power Pullers club focuses on each year as they build their very own quarter scale tractor.
AMES, Iowa — Conservation planning is entering a new era of precision problem-solving with the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF), and its just-released Financial and Nutrient Reduction Tool (FiNRT).