Stories in Category "Technology, Engineering & Innovation"

Vertical Growing Takes Off in Tulsa

Vertical Growing Takes Off in Tulsa

The Oklahoma landscape is dominated by oil pumping jacks and cattle. But in one area of Tulsa, a new type of greenhouse has sprung up. Part new business o....
Drones Create Precision Ag Buzz in Rural America

Drones Create Precision Ag Buzz in Rural America

The forward march of UAV’s, or unmanned aerial vehicles, is creating a buzz in rural America. In fact, early adopters and newcomers alike predict drones ....
How Some Oil Towns are Weathering Low Oil Prices

How Some Oil Towns are Weathering Low Oil Prices

Boom and bust cycles are anything but new in some parts of Texas and Oklahoma. And the oil industry--as well as local residents who depend on it--have dev....
Vertical Growing is Taking Off in Tulsa

Vertical Growing is Taking Off in Tulsa

As California enters a record fourth consecutive year of drought, some worry the region’s vegetable growing capabilities may be wilting and entrepreneurs ....
Ethanol Industry Bashes Obama for the Stalled RFS

Ethanol Industry Bashes Obama for the Stalled RFS

Politicians and biofuel industry leaders gathered in Iowa this week to discuss the outlook for renewable fuels. Those in attendance wasted little time bef....
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.