According to Dr. Daniel Andersen, PhD, associate professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University, there is about $24 worth of nutrients in 1,000 gallons of dairy manure. “It has lots of potential value but it’s got to get to the right field at the right time and in the right amount,” he said. … Continue reading Andersen: Manure is valuable, should be treated like fertilizer
Hongwei Xin has been named the new assistant dean for research in CALS. Xin, a Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor who holds the Iowa Egg Council Endowed Professorship in the agricultural and biosystems engineering and animal science departments, Xin was named to the newly created position effective April 1. He will focus on the promotion … Continue reading Agricultural engineering and animal science professor named CALS Assistant Dean for Research
Neelam Prabhu-Gaunkar, Ph. D. student in Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), was selected as an IBM Fellowship Awardee for the second year in a row. According to IBM’s research website, “The IBM Ph. D. Fellowship Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph. D. students who … Continue reading ECpE Ph. D. student selected as IBM Fellowship Awardee
With new rules and challenges, Iowa State University: National Electrical Contractors Association Student Chapter prepares for competition It’s 2017 and Cyclone Energy is back in action! After taking home a three-peat in the NECA and ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge (GEC) last year, the Iowa State Green Energy Challenge (ISU GEC) Team is shooting for … Continue reading Cyclone Energy gears up for a four-peat
This year, Iowa State University received nearly $10 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help improve diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Within Iowa State’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) department, $5 million over the next five years will go toward creating 272 individual NSF Scholarships for students from Iowa State, Des Moines … Continue reading $4 million grant gives opportunities to women in STEM fields
Washington DC, April 5, 2017 – DiscoverE announced the 2017 class of New Faces of Engineering honorees. The announcement coincides with today’s second annual Global Day of the Engineer, a worldwide day of celebration and volunteerism that shines a spotlight on the work done by engineers and inspires the next generation of engineering and technology … Continue reading Ramirez named to DiscoverE’s 2017 New Faces of Engineering
In a recent Iowa Learning Farms webinar by Iowa State University Agronomist Matt Helmers, he dispelled some myths and misconceptions about water quality and drainage problems in corn and soybean fields.
Given the heart-healthy benefits, plus longer fryer life and advantages with biodiesel production, high oleic soybeans may eventually become the norm, rather than the exception, said Charles Hurburgh, Iowa State University professor of ag and biosystems engineering.
Steve Mickelson professor and chair of the agricultural and biosystems engineering department, demonstrates three-dimensional printing Tuesday to a visiting team from the Republic of Kosovo. Visible (from left) are: Marjan Dema, rector of the University of Prishtina; Arsim Bajrami, Kosovo Minister of Education, Science and Technology; and Zenun Halili, political adviser to the minister. In … Continue reading ABE receives guests from Kosovo
Harvested corn, like all food, can spoil or grow mold in certain situations. Farmers have to take care to keep their product safe to sell. Last fall, there was a large crop and farmers had to pile grain. On top of that, the humidity or dew point was high, so there are concerns that the … Continue reading Hurburgh: Grain storage concerns after warm winter
On March 23, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) was 1 of 20 colleges and universities featured by AgGrad as part of their “March Ag-Ness” promotion on Snapchat.
Associated General Contractors student organization pitches in to refurbish low finance housing in Ames Think of all the things a home provides … security, shelter, a place to relax or have fun. So what if you went home one day, just to find you had no place to go home to? Members of ISU AGC, … Continue reading CCEE students lend a hand to Ames Emergency Residence Project