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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to...
ST. LOUIS - To make the most of every acre, U.S. soybean farmers need the latest production research and management information. One thing that can help them get it is the soy checkoff-funded “Focus on Soybeans” webcast series. And with the new, quicker...
The year 1862 turned out to be a big year for Washington County and the United States. On Sept. 17, 1862 — 150 years ago — two armies collided outside the sleepy little town of Sharpsburg along the banks of Antietam Creek. That day would...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment continues to grow - and the divide comes with increased threats to academic freedom and more instances of meddling in the...
Herbert Jockheck, a 2008 graduate of Redfield High School, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in May with a bachelor of science degree in systems engineering. Following his graduation, he was commissioned as a Second...
Dieters often say, “Hold the dressing,” but hold on: That might make those virtuous vegetables less nutritious, a study shows. Researchers at Purdue University found that some fat matters – and that the kind of fat matters too. For...
Michael Spory, a 2011 Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) graduate, was one of 16 students nationwide accepted into Lilly Graduate Fellows Program through Christ College, an interdisciplinary honors college at Valparaiso University. Spory, who...
Lehigh Valley Master GardenersResearchers are working to figure out ways to encourage natural beneficials insects in greenhouses and high tunnels. The same principles apply in home gardens- if you encourage the beneficials by providing food and habitat, they can do some of your......
An Israeli scientist who also teaches at Iowa State University was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry this morning. Daniel Shechtman was honored for his discovery of quasicrystals, which the Nobel committee said has changed the concept of ordered...
Tags: Engineering, Awards and Prizes, Chemistry, Science, Israel
Danger prowled Capitol Hill shortly after the Senate Ag Committee approved its version of the 2012 Farm Bill April 26. The trouble wasn't from folks who might have lost out when the Committee “streamlined” 23 conservation programs into 13 to “save”...
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