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Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:09 PM

The possibilities of this genetic engineering are endless, and everyone from medicine to industry is scrambling to adopt it and adapt it to their specific needs. 02:07 Read More »
Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Genetic engineering changes or manipulates genes in order to achieve specific results, and there are many ways to "engineer" genetic material including fixing defective genes, replacing missing genes, copying or cloning genes, or combining genes. 02:00 Read More »
The President Speaks on Promoting Community Broadband  (#0)

The President Speaks on Promoting Community Broadband (#0)

posted on January 13, 2015 at 3:40 PM

On Wednesday, January 14, the President traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa, where he laid out new steps to increase access to affordable, high-speed Internet across the country. Video provided by: www.whitehouse.gov 19:41 Read More »
Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

posted on October 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic... 03:47 Read More »

To Confront Climate Change, US Agriculture Seeks Hardier Breeds That Can Survive Long Droughts (#3750)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:15 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to... Read More »

Livestock Farmers Seek Pause in Ethanol Production (#3750)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based... Read More »

New Site Links MN Farmers to Drought Information (#3748)

posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:13 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP). -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has rolled out a new web site providing information and resources to help farmers cope with the drought conditions that are deepening across southern and western Minnesota. It offers... Read More »

Vilsack Touts PSU Research, Stumps for Farm Bill (#3738)

posted on May 18, 2012 at 1:03 PM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sought Wednesday to raise the profile of agricultural research at universities like Penn State as Congress begins the arduous task of renewing the farm bill. Penn State leads... Read More »
Priority List (David Hurd, Iowa Energy Policy Task Force, Co-chair) (#102)

Priority List (David Hurd, Iowa Energy Policy Task Force, Co-chair) (#102)

posted on April 26, 2012 at 10:48 AM

How should the state of Iowa prepare for the future of energy? Hear what the state's energy policy task force focused on. 01:02 Read More »
Task Force Mission (David Hurd, Iowa Energy Policy Task Force, Co-chair) (#102)

Task Force Mission (David Hurd, Iowa Energy Policy Task Force, Co-chair) (#102)

posted on April 26, 2012 at 10:44 AM

How should the state of Iowa prepare for the future of energy? Hear what the state's energy policy task force focused on. 00:58 Read More »
Evaluating Energy Resources (Angela Chen, Energy Bureau, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources) (#102)

Evaluating Energy Resources (Angela Chen, Energy Bureau, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources) (#102)

posted on April 26, 2012 at 10:30 AM

How will Iowa prioritize the state's energy needs? Hear from the agency in charge of taking us into the future. 00:58 Read More »
Energy Efficiency (Angela Chen, Energy Bureau, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources) (#102)

Energy Efficiency (Angela Chen, Energy Bureau, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources) (#102)

posted on April 26, 2012 at 10:24 AM

How will Iowa prioritize the state's energy needs? Hear from the agency in charge of taking us into the future. 01:16 Read More »
Nuclear Power's Role (Brent Barker, Electric Power Research Institute) (#102)

Nuclear Power's Role (Brent Barker, Electric Power Research Institute) (#102)

posted on April 25, 2012 at 2:50 PM

What issues will affect the future of energy? Let an EPRI* expert fill you in. *Electric Power Research Institute is one of the nation's leading energy industry think tanks. 01:14 Read More »
Infrastructure (Brent Barker, Electric Power Research Institute) (#102)

Infrastructure (Brent Barker, Electric Power Research Institute) (#102)

posted on April 25, 2012 at 2:49 PM

What issues will affect the future of energy? Let an EPRI* expert fill you in. *Electric Power Research Institute is one of the nation's leading energy industry think tanks. 01:31 Read More »
"The Mix" (Brent Barker, Electric Power Research Institute) (#102)

"The Mix" (Brent Barker, Electric Power Research Institute) (#102)

posted on April 25, 2012 at 2:49 PM

What issues will affect the future of energy? Let an EPRI* expert fill you in. *Electric Power Research Institute is one of the nation's leading energy industry think tanks. 00:45 Read More »
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