Stories in Category "Technology, Engineering & Innovation"

Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson

Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson

David Patterson is an animal scientist researcher at the University of Missouri.
Career Profile: Weed Scientist | Bob Hatzler

Career Profile: Weed Scientist | Bob Hatzler

Bob Hartzler is a weed scientist who works for the Extension Office at Iowa State University educating the public and students about weeds.
Career Profile: Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations | Jim Gaffney

Career Profile: Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations | Jim Gaffney

Jim Gaffney is the Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations, for DuPont Pioneer. He helps to guide new agricultural products through the regulator....
Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar

Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar

Chafik Barbar is a software designer who helped design a way for an agricultural business to evaluate the risks of the commodity market. Technology to Bar....
Obama Brings Broadband Initiative to the Heartland

Obama Brings Broadband Initiative to the Heartland

President Obama traveled to a key farm state Wednesday where he outlined his plan to increase access to affordable, high-speed broadband.
Turning Food Waste Into More Than Just Compost

Turning Food Waste Into More Than Just Compost

Food waste is more than just the leftovers people toss out; there’s waste in the creation of food as well. Some companies have found ways to reuse and rec....
The Changing Face of Commodity Trading

The Changing Face of Commodity Trading

Open outcry was the rule for nearly 150 years at the world's oldest futures exchange. In 2007, that all changed when the Chicago Mercantile Exchange mer....
Royal-sized Celebration for Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

Royal-sized Celebration for Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

A rural Iowa community was joined by dignitaries, including the king of The Netherlands, as they celebrated the opening of the world's first commercial-sc....
Innovative Software Helps in the Classroom and the Field

Innovative Software Helps in the Classroom and the Field

Innovative software helps farmers manage risk and teaches high school students learn
Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef

Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef

Nichols Farms is known internationally for using innovative techniques in producing beef more efficiently. Dave Nichols has been in the cattle business fo....