University of Iowa news
We’ve all been hit with sticker shock lately when shopping at the grocery store. Instead of grumbling over our favorite topic — the weather — everyone is now talking about price increases for eggs, a household staple.
It’s rare to find one Midwestern academic publicly questioning the economic and environmental impacts of ethanol.
When a person suffers from depression or anxiety it changes their ability to function. “If someone is losing control of who they want to be and they are losing hope, that’s a big red flag,” said Adrienne DeSutter, an agricultural mental health specialist.
One of modern agriculture’s most beloved offspring — ethanol — received a sharp reprimand from Iowa’s largest newspaper, the Des Moines Register.
If today’s California is what the rest of America will look like tomorrow, you might want to brace yourself for too little water, too much animal manure and $4.65-per-gallon gasoline.
After three years of changing the grazing practices, John Hogeland has seen a significant change in the heath of the pasture.
A new administrator at the University of Illinois flagship campus will advise school leadership on Native American issues.
Growing up on his father Arnold Bielema’s farrow-to-finish pig farm in Whiteside County, Bret Bielema learned early to admire and respect the farm’s veterinarian, Dr. Sampson. That was among the many lessons Bielema learned during his years on the family farm near Prophetstown.