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July 13, 2015
NOTE: The Leopold Center has played a key role in this project and in sustainable biomass production. Congratulations to the University of Iowa Biomass Project for this honor. IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa has been recognized by the Iowa governor’s office for its initiative to use...

July 8, 2015
WEST UNION, Iowa – A new publication describes how emerging food hubs can grow successfully under money constraints if cash flow is managed strategically. Produced by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and the Iowa Food Hub, Managing...

July 1, 2015
AMES, Iowa – Recently published research from Iowa State University shines a spotlight on the “slow money” movement, which seeks to match locally produced and environmentally friendly food and artisanal products and services with fresh capital investment. The growing fiduciary...

June 30, 2015
AMES, Iowa – Summaries of 11 recently completed research projects are available from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. The research covered many topics – from water quality and alternative practices for corn and soybean systems, to activities that...

June 16, 2015
Blank Park Zoo and 37 organizations combine forces to encourage the planting of butterfly gardens in the state of Iowa during National Pollinator Week, June 15-21. DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa’s Blank Park Zoo is teaming up with local, regional and national organizations to encourage Iowans...

June 10, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minnesota -- NCR-SARE is pleased to announce that George Bird of East Lansing, Michigan and Jerry DeWitt of Holly Springs, North Carolina are being honored as 2015 “NCR-SARE Heroes.” Coordinated by the Alumni Organization of the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture...