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North Iowa field days offer insight into crops research
Globe Gazette - 2016-06-04
AMES -- Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms and ISU Extension and Outreach will highlight current research during early summer field days. Research and demonstration farm research is being conducted on crops and soil health, cover crops ...

Iowa farmer hosts top Cuba officials, gets cigars
Des Moines Register - 2016-06-03
The two agriculture officials spent the day touring central Iowa, visiting DuPont Pioneer in Johnston, Iowa State University's seed center and Lincolnway Energy in Nevada. In Polk City, they briefly chatted with Lehman before holding a news conference ...

Growing Season webinar - Got Shade? to be held June 7
Oskaloosa news - 2016-06-04
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the seventh annual "Growing Season" webinar series at multiple locations across Iowa during June, July and August. Gardeners will learn about benefits of shade in landscape, tree problems and ...

Branstad calls on regents to reduce proposed tuition hike
Des Moines Register - 2016-06-04
Beginning this fall, resident undergraduates at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa would see their tuition increase an additional $300 for the 2016-17 school year. That amount is over and above the $200 in ...

5 local students land DuTrac college scholarships
Telegraph Herald - 2016-06-04
He will pursue a degree in mechanical engineering with concurrent Master of Business Administration at Iowa State University. $1,000 -- Reid Hoefler, of Western Dubuque High School. He plans to major in agricultural engineering at Iowa State University.

South Tama third graders enjoy Safety Day
Toledo Chronicle - 2016-06-03
A total of 108 third graders at South Tama County Elementary participated in a Safety Day on Friday, May 20.The day was coordinated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Tama County Youth Coordinator, Jenny Hulme. The third graders attended ...

Carrasco awarded scholarship
Muscatine Journal - 2016-06-04
AMES, Iowa--Olivia Carrasco, a mechanical engineering student at Iowa State University, received the Sandra and Lynn Davis Leadership Award at the 2016 Student Leadership Awards Ceremony held April 24, 2016 at the ISU Memorial Union. She is the daughter ...

14-story downtown Iowa City development seeks city support
Iowa City Press Citizen - 2016-06-03
If the request gains council approval, Monson said he plans to submit his application to the state board later in the week ... Monson said the work will honor the lives of three former University of Iowa professors: Mauricio Lasansky, Tomas' father ...

ISU offering financial training course
Quad-Cities Times - 2016-06-03
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is now offering training on "Your Money, Your Goals," a financial empowerment toolkit that provides frontline workers with resources and tools to help their clients take steps towards financial ...

Vilsack gives Cuban minister taste of Iowa ag
Quad-Cities Times - 2016-06-03
Vilsack and Rollero made stops at DuPont Pioneer's Johnston operations, an organic farm near Polk City, Iowa State University's Ames campus and a renewable fuels plant near Nevada to showcase Iowa's agricultural diversity and discuss closer ties dependent ...

LWBJ announces four promotions to management team
Ames Tribune - 2016-06-03
He earned a finance degree from Iowa State University and an accounting degree from Upper Iowa University. Prior to joining the firm, Zach held various accounting and finance positions at American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company and FBL Financial ...

ISU marching band performing in France for D-Day anniversary
Des Moines Register - 2016-06-05
(Photo: Iowa State University/Special to the Register) The band landed in France around 4:30 a.m. on Friday morning, prepared for a series of performances through France. In the village of St. Mere Eglise, they performed in the town square and in a ...

ISU Extension welcomes new dairy specialist
Muscatine Journal - 2016-06-05
AMES, Iowa - Hugo Ramirez has joined the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff as a dairy specialist. Ramirez will also serve as an assistant professor of animal science at Iowa State University. He is based in Ames and assists producers ...

63 in state earn National Merit honors
Arkansas Online - 2016-06-05
Harold Otto Scholarship. o Sidney Wilson, Rogers High, applied mathematics, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Scholarship. o John Lavey, Siloam Springs High, software engineering, Iowa State University Scholarship. o Abigail Thurstenson ...

Schemmer Welcomes Elizabeth Hunter, P.E., AICP, LEED AP BD+C, As Civil Engineering Manager
DAILY NONPAREIL - 2016-06-05
She holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Studies from Iowa State University, and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Community and Regional Planning from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Law School Graduate
Globe Gazette - 2016-06-05
Sarah Patras, daughter of Rich and Jeannie Patras of Mason City, earned a Juris Doctorate from University of Richmond School of Law. Sarah is a 2012 graduate of Iowa State University, and a 2008 graduate of Mason City High School.

Hendrickson Marsh is wildlife oasis
Times-Republican - 2016-06-05
This wetland and associated uplands was officially named after an Iowa State University professor of wildlife, George Hendrickson at a dedication ceremony on June 13, 1970. The original purchase was for 601 acres. In 1988, an additional 178 acres was added.

ISU plans for potential $377 million in capital improvements
Ames Tribune - 2016-06-04
Iowa State University is considering $377 million in potential new buildings, renovations and other new capital improvement projects for fiscal year 2017, including a new residence hall and a major addition to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

WATCH: Iowa State Marching Band Performing at D-Day Ceremonies Across France
WHO-TV - 2016-06-06
This weekend, thousands from around the world traveled to Normandy to remember that day, including the Iowa State University marching band. More than 100 band members have spent the last few days performing at ceremonies across France. On Monday ...

El Niño Shifting to La Niña in 2016
Agriculture - 2016-06-06
Christopher Anderson, assistant director of the climate science program at Iowa State University (ISU), discussed this transition during last month's ISU Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference. El Niño is an ocean phenomenon that mimics a really ...

Fire damages apartment building in Ames
Radio Iowa - 2016-06-06
Fire swept through a large, three-story apartment building in Ames early this morning. As many as 80 residents, most of them Iowa State University students, were evacuated from the Oak Ridge complex after the fire alarms first started sounding around 4 A.M ...

Vilsack hopes meeting will push Congress on Cuba trade deal
Wisconsin State Farmer News - 2016-06-06
a seed center at Iowa State University and Lincolnway Energy in Nevada. Rollero also is scheduled to meet in Washington Thursday with Michael Scuse, USDA's acting deputy secretary. Iowa is unlikely to be a direct exporter of soybeans to Cuba but could ...

David A. Brueck
Storm Lake Pilot Tribune - 2016-06-06
In 1983, David was hired by Iowa State University Extension during the Farm Crisis and retired from Iowa State University in 1992. Throughout his life both in the Navy and his work he traveled to thirty countries. David also served in various churches as ...

Elementary students place second in international competition
Poughkeepsie Journal - 2016-06-05
Seven elementary school students from Germantown Central School recently competed in the 2016 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held at Iowa State University. The group won the second place trophy out of 56 teams from around the world. The team from Poland ...

Bug Olympics coming to Knoxville Public Library
Journal Express - 2016-06-06
Iowa State University is bringing its bug zoo to the Knoxville Public Library for the Insect Zoo Bug Olympics on June 8. Children will be taught a bug's strength first hand and compare it to a human's strength. This is the first year that ISU is branching ...

Field to pasture and back again
Agri News - 2016-06-06
Scientists at the University of Minnesota, Iowa State University and the Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania are cooperatively studying ways dairies can get the benefits of having cover crops and animals on the land without affecting cash crop outcomes ...

SCHOLARSHIP: Iowa State University
Quincy Herald-Whig - 2016-06-06
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Alec Oshner of Quincy was presented with an award at a recent Iowa State University College of Design ceremony. Oshner was part of a four-person team that placed first in an annual juried competition of fifth-year projects at the end of ...

2016 Dairy Beef Short Course & Tour at Central Plains Dairy Expo
Drovers Cattle Network - 2016-06-06
For upcoming events offered by the I-29 Moo University please visit our Facebook page or contact your state dairy specialist for future events. Photos courtesy of J.W. Schroeder (NDSU Extension Dairy Specialist), Ryan Breuer (Iowa State University ...

Kentwood elementary school team takes fourth place at Odyssey of the Mind world finals
MLive - 2016-06-06
The team, the Sparkle-Tastics from Discovery Elementary School, competed in the world finals May 25--28 at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The team - made up of Catherine Langosch, McKenna VanOveren, Cora Malinski, Erna Dugalic, Tianna Daye ...

Worth the weight
MLive - 2016-06-06
The Martin Odyssey of the Mind team placed 15th out of 50 teams at the recent World Finals competition, held at Iowa State University. Students built a structure out of balsa wood and glue that would balance and support as much weight as possible.

Iowa State University Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative helps launch new accelerator program to foster entrepreneurs at ISU Research Park
High Plains Journal - 2016-06-06
A new initiative at the Iowa State University Research Park will identify and fund innovative agricultural startups. The accelerator program, called the Ag Startup Engine, is part of a broader Iowa State initiative that is working to foster business ...

The Latest: Iowa state Sen. Johnson leaves party over Trump
KCTV5 News - 2016-06-07
(all times Eastern): 6:45 p.m. A Republican state senator from Iowa has dropped his affiliation as a Republican ... Curiel was biased in his decision against the now-defunct Trump University because he disagrees with Trump's position on immigration.

The Latest: Sanders to campaign in Washington before primary
Findlaw - 2016-06-07
6:45 p.m. A Republican state senator from Iowa has dropped his affiliation as a Republican ... Judge Gonzalo Curiel was biased in his decision against the now-defunct Trump University because he disagrees with Trump's position on immigration.

The Latest: Iowa Sen. Johnson drops support of Trump
US News and World Report - 2016-06-07
(all times Eastern): 6:45 p.m. An Iowa State senator has dropped his affiliation as a Republican ... Gonzalo Curiel was biased in his decision against the now-defunct Trump University because he disagrees with Trump's position on immigration.

Cornell announces new dean for Johnson Grad School of Managment - 2016-06-07
Nelson earned his Ph.D. in accounting in 1990 and a Master of Accounting degree in 1989, both from Ohio State University. In 1985, he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Iowa State University. He also holds a certified public ...

A Student-Run Farm Cultivates Passion For Sustainable Agriculture
NPR News - 2016-06-07
A weathered wooden shed that holds wheelbarrows, hoes and other basic tools is the beacon of the Student Organic Farm, a two-acre swath within the larger horticultural research farm at Iowa State University. On a warm spring evening, a half-dozen students ...

Biologist paddles urban streams, finds 'amazing' wildlife diversity
Business Record - 2016-06-07
The sightings in the cities, including Des Moines, were particularly uplifting, said Pease, who is a retired associate professor of all things wildlife at Iowa State University. "It's an amazing amount of diversity," Pease said. Along the way, he saw ...

Bad behavior may not be a result of bad parenting, but a lack of common language
Eurek Alert - 2016-06-07
New research from Iowa State University suggests this language barrier can have negative consequences for adolescent self-control and aggressive behavior. Thomas Schofield, lead author and assistant professor of human development and family studies at Iowa ...

UPDATE: Iowa GOP senator suspends his Republican membership over Trump remarks
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - 2016-06-07
DES MOINES - A GOP state senator from northwest Iowa announced Tuesday he has suspended his Republican ... descent -- who is overseeing a civil case against the former Trump University. Citing the judge's ethnicity, Trump has claimed he cannot get a ...

Wind sweeping down the plain? Use it.
The Christian Science Monitor - 2016-06-07
For agricultural land, wind may even provide a benefit. A researcher at Iowa State University in Ames is finding that the air disturbed by the rotating turbines reaches ground crops, gently stirring them and causing more sunlight and CO2 to reach the ...

Does your business have what it takes?
Ottumwa Courier - 2016-06-07
However many of those same people have no idea how to get their ideas out there so the idea goes undeveloped. The Iowa State University Extension Office in Albia and Ottumwa are looking to change that by starting young. During the month of June the ISU ...

Iowa GOP senator suspends party membership to protest Trump
Sioux City Journal - 2016-06-07
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A senior member of the Iowa Senate says he ... Johnson's criticism was prompted by Trump's comments that a judge ruling in a lawsuit involving Trump University was biased because of his Mexican heritage. Johnson says Republican ...

Hillary Clinton Secures Enough Delegates to Earn Democratic Nomination: AP Calculation
Tri-County Sun Times - 2016-06-07
Sanders will try to make the case that he is the most electable candidate to take on Donald Trump. The following Iowa State University experts are available for interviews to discuss the latest Democratic primaries and President Obama's influence on the race.

Iowa state senator suspends GOP membership to protest Trump
Telegraph Herald - 2016-06-07
DES MOINES -- A senior member of the Iowa Senate says he has suspended his Republican ... prompted by Trump's comments that a judge ruling in a lawsuit involving Trump University was biased because of his Mexican heritage. Johnson says Republican leaders ...

Iowa State defensive back arrested in drunken driving case
Sioux City Journal - 2016-07-25
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa State football player has been suspended from the team after his arrest in Ames. University police say 20-year-old Nigel Tribune was pulled over a little before 3 a.m. Sunday because he had not turned on his vehicle's headlamps.

Pickup hits, drags tent, camper hospitalized
1011 Now - 2016-07-25
A camper was taken to CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha by medical helicopter after being hit by a pickup in Shenandoah Sunday night. The Iowa State Patrol says the truck went off a driveway at the 59er Motel & Campgrounds around 11 ...

Butte County students named to Dean's and academic lists
Rapid City Journal - 2016-07-25
Transportation Technology-Heavy Duty ISU students named to spring semester Dean's List More than 8,149 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2016 spring semester Dean's List.

Editorial: ISU president's land buy not private
Globe Gazette - 2016-07-25
Is it possible that Iowa State University was privatized when no one was looking, and that it's now being run as a for-profit corporation? How else to explain the actions of university President Steven Leath and the Iowa Board of Regents, which claims to ...

Hog Outlook: Hog Prices Plunge
The Pig Site - 2016-07-25
Calculations by Lee Schulz at Iowa State University estimate the average profit for Iowa farrow-to-finish producers was $32.92 per head for hogs marketed during June. This was the fifth consecutive profitable month and the best monthly returns since ...

Zeb Gray is named Tama County Extension and Outreach executive director
Toledo Chronicle - 2016-07-25
He started on the job on Monday, July 18. Gray received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. This spring, he received his doctorate in Animal Science from the University of Wyoming. He brings a diverse array of ...

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