DSU ag building celebrated with Agilent partnership

DSU leadership, state dignitaries and corporate leadership broke ground on the $10 million future agriculture science building on Thursday afternoon. | DBT PHOTO BY KATIE TABELING DOVER — Before a crowd of state dignitaries, higher education officials and corporate leadership, Delaware State University President Tony Allen stood in the middle of a baseball field and … Read more

ServiTech Announces Chief Operating Officer and New Iowa Territory Leader | News

DODGE CITY, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 30, 2022– ServiTech is announcing new members of its leadership team. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220930005433/en/ Rob Swieter, Left, becomes ServiTech COO. Derek Kleve, Right, becomes ServiTech Iowa Territory Leader. (Photo: Business Wire) Rob Swieter has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the nation’s … Read more

25 Years of Translating Climate Science Into Action

25 Years of Translating Climate Science Into Action Photo: Francesco Fiodella Since its inception, the Columbia Climate School’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society has transformed the way the world thinks about climate and climate adaptation. For decades, the IRI has helped to build bridges between people who generate climate information and people who … Read more

Making the Grade: MSU scientists apply high-resolution imaging technology to detect poultry quality defects

Contact: Grace Jones Anuraj Sukumaran (left), assistant professor in the Mississippi State Department of Poultry Science, and Yuzhen Lu, assistant professor in the MSU Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, study imaging technology that detects subsurface defects in poultry. (Photo by David Ammon) STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State scientists are applying powerful imaging technology that detects subsurface … Read more

Major USDA grant supports pioneering agricultural genome to phenome collaboration led by Iowa State University

AMES, Iowa — The US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced today it is awarding more than $1.8 million to support the work of the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) being led by Iowa State University in collaboration with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Idaho. The goal of … Read more

‘You need to know a little bit of almost everything’: Navigating the different disciplines of engineering

Careers in engineering can vary from building bridges, computers and software to improve how microwaves work or creating prosthetics. With so many paths and focuses, what does it mean to be an engineer? Biosystems and agricultural engineering associate professor Daniel Morris said an engineer is “someone who looks at the world and wants to understand … Read more