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
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.
Cameron (’06 indus tech) is currently a product manager for Toyota North America, specializing in product strategy and visioning for the RAV4.
Sukup and Elings halls received gold certification for new construction in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Jay Harmon has been named the interim associate dean for extension and outreach programs and the interim director of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.
“While subsurface drainage is important for crop production, we need to consider the design of these systems for proper function, as well as to minimize nitrate loss,” says Greg Brenneman, an Iowa State University Extension ag engineer. Drainage systems need to be designed for efficient collection of excess soil water, as well as adequately moving … Continue reading Brenneman: Drainage design — for profit and water quality