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19 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Emerald Ash Borer workshop set for Gladbrook on July 31

With the spread of the destructive Emerald Ash Borer insect pest in Iowa, a free educational workshop is being held in Gladbrook to help residents in the area learn about dealing with this pest.

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Related Topix: Gladbrook, IA, Entomology

23 hrs ago | Reinbeck Courier

Farmland leasing meeting August 6

More than half of Iowa farmland is rented, and the percentage of farmland rented has increased over time due to the changing demographics of farmland owners.

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Related Topix: Grundy County, IA, Grundy Center, IA

Yesterday | Arkansas Online

Crack down on scientific fraudsters

Dong-Pyou Han needed impressive lab results to help his team at Iowa State University move forward with its work on an AIDS vaccine--and to continue receiving millions of dollars in federal grants.

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Related Topix: State University, AR, HIV/AIDS, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Messenger

Miller convenes fourth ag academy

A national conference to enhance the knowledge of urban and minority legislators about agriculture was held in Ames July 17 through 19. "The Urban Ag Academy helps urban and minority legislators and other policymakers understand the important role agriculture plays in our economy and the challenges facing the agricultural community today," said ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Fort Dodge, IA

Daily Kos

Minimizing the Arguments Against Minimum Wage

Yet again, allegations and skewed logic by opponents of minimum wage fail to reach reality.

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Related Topix: Florida, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Globe and Mail

We need to start talking about digital overload for our children

Out at a restaurant the other night, it happened again. I sat with two young parents who tugged an iPad out of their diaper bag and placed it before their fussing toddler.

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Related Topix: Cellphones

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Manure odor biofilters topic of Iowa conference

The latest technology designed to reduce the odor from hog manure will be the focus of a conference next month at Iowa State University.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Agriculture, Science, Ida County, IA, Holstein, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Manure odor biofilters topic of ISU conference

The latest technology designed to reduce the odor from hog manure will be the focus of a conference next month at Iowa State University.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Wire

SEH Adds Senior Wastewater Engineer Alan Bush to Sheboygan Wisconsin Office

Alan brings more than 35 years of experience managing and coordinating complex public works projects.

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Related Topix: Sheboygan, WI

Forbes.com

Northwestern MutualVoice: Investing In Your Life: 4 Ways To Strengthen Your Relationship

Many couples would rather walk over hot coals than sit down and examine their relationship.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BBC News

Chinese man admits sensor smuggling

Bo Cai, who works for a Chinese technology firm, was arrested last year as he tried to board a flight home with a sensor hidden in a computer.

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Green Car Congress

Iowa study suggests miscanthus would yield more biomass in Iowa soil than originally thought

Miscanthus, a perennial grass with vast potential to produce biomass, would deliver even better yields than once thought in Iowa, according to research by agronomists at Iowa State University.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Agriculture, Science, Environment

Iowa State University

Biofilter Conference to Present Latest Odor Mitigation Technologies

Iowa State University will host a conference Aug. 20 covering the latest biofilter technologies that can be used to reduce odors from animal-feeding operations.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Ag Professional

New partnership to revitalize global agricultural education

An international partnership across India, Africa and the USA has formed the 'One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium' initiative aimed at revitalizing global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Florida, Michigan State University, Gainesville, FL

Agri Marketing

Iowa State To Host Field Day For Produce Growers

IOWA STATE TO HOST FIELD DAY FOR PRODUCE GROWERS Jul. 23, 2014 Source: Iowa State University news release The 2014 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 11 will cover topics for fruit and vegetable farmers at Iowa State University's Horticulture Research Station.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

Tue Jul 22, 2014

American Library Association

Ames Public Library awarded 2014 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant

The Association for Library Service to Children has awarded the 2014 ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant to the Ames Public Library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Pop/Rock, The Association, Ames, IA

The Fairfield Ledger

Farmland meetings set in southeast Iowa

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings at four different sites in southeast Iowa, including Fairfield, during late July and August.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, IA, Mount Pleasant, IA, Wapello, IA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

NWTF awards scholarship

Joey Root, left, son of Paul and Ann Root of Webster City, received a $1,300 scholarship from the Neil Daniels, National Wild Turkey Federation chairman.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Fort Dodge, IA

Iowa State University

Aug. 11 Field Day to Provide Information for Produce Growers

The 2014 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 11 will cover topics for fruit and vegetable farmers at Iowa State University's Horticulture Research Station.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

Hot Rod Magazine

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith started with Petersen Publishing in 1979 as Feature Editor for Car Craft after graduating from Iowa State University.

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