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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...

May 28, 2015
AMES, Iowa -- The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture is looking for innovative ideas for research and projects as part of its long-running competitive grants program. Of particular interest this year is work that focuses on soil health, farming options to create a more diverse landscape,...

May 15, 2015
AMES, Iowa – Commercial production topics and practices will be featured at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 2015 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 10 at the ISU Horticulture Research Station, near Ames. The annual event will begin at 1:30 p.m. and conclude with a...