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1 Barn Happy Business built from faith
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.04
10/31/2019 This article was an in-depth analysis and interview with Kris Boettger, owner of the small business Barn Happy. Barn Happy is a lunch spot, coffee bar, and gift shop just five minutes from UNI. It has won the Iowa Tourism Award for Outstanding Retail Experience; photo.
2 Be mindful of the effects of climate change
Wiggins-Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.03
10/7/2019 Opinion Columnist Kevin Wiggins explains why people should be conscious of the effects of climate change. Harper inspires us to wonder about the future of our civization.
3 Jepson Forum on immigration and tariffs
Mass--Emma'Le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.01
9/30/2019 The annual Jepson Forum took place inside Schindler Education Center on September 26th, 2019, and honored Lawrence Jepson, an immigrant from Denmark by discussing immigration and tariffs; photo.
4 Remember to 'bee' considerate of honeybees
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.4
4/14/2014 The author expresses the importance of honeybees to our lives. The survival of the human race is related to the existence of the honeybee thanks to their pollination of most crops and plants.
5 UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education to host Cedar Valley Local Food Fair
Public Relations News Release 2013:196, p.1
3/4/2014 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education will help host the Cedar Valley Local Food Fair. The Fair will be held at the Grout Museum District in Waterloo. There will be several exhibitions and booths for visitors to learn about local food.
6 Iowa rivers are choking gulf waters
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:39, p.1
2/24/2014 Professor Mohammad Iqbal is investigating the Cedar River to find out how local agricultural practices are affecting water pollution in the Gulf of Mexico. The Iowa Nutrient Research Center recently approved this project.
7 UNI professor looks to find a solution for degraded water
Public Relations News Release 2013:174, p.1
2/11/2014 UNI professor Mohammad Iqbal has begun a project to examine the Cedar River watershed. There is a lot of water pollution due to agricultural practices. Iqbal hopes to educate people about ways to fix the problem.
8 Take some time to thank a farmer
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.3
2/10/2014 Says everyone should take the time to thank farmers for all that they do. They feed this nation. Iowa is one of the most prominent contributors to agriculture in the United States. We should be thankful for that.
9 UNI's NABL sees success over the years
Public Relations News Release 2013:121, p.1
11/13/2013 UNI's National Ag-Based Lubricants Center will cease operations in 2014 due to lack of federal funding. The NABL Center was established in 1991 as a collaboration between UNI, Iowa Soybean Association, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
10 DOR predicts cost increase: U.S. food production affects prices in Maucker
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.1
11/12/2013 The Department of Residence predicts that prices will increase in response to U.S. food production. Dining services in Maucker Union are doing their best to provide students with the lowest prices possible while still generating enough income; photo.
11 Take a bite and appreciate the American farmer
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.3
11/12/2013 Author expresses the importance of the agricultural industry in the U.S. economy. She also talked about the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a farmer.
12 UNI to host member of the European Parliament
Public Relations News Release 2013:96, p.1
10/16/2013 UNI will host Peter Jahr, member of the European Parliament, to deliver a lecture titles "Renewable Energies: What We Should (Not) Learn From the European Union". Jahr is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
13 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education presents 'How Can We Feed the World'
Public Relations News Release 2013:67, p.1
9/25/2013 UNI will host Fred Kirschenmann to deliver a lecture entitled, "How Can We Feed the World?". Many people still suffer from malnourishment in this world. The lecture will address some possible causes and solutions to the problem.
14 UNI to host international conference on violence and religion
Public Relations News Release 2013:3, p.1
7/8/2013 UNI will host this year's Colloquium on Violence and Religion. This years conference will focus on the impact of industrial agriculture on the ecosystem. Whitney Bauman and Mark Wallace will both speak on how religion has impacted the natural world.
15 Free tax webinars to be provided by UNI's MyEntre.Net and Iowa Dept. Of Revenue
Public Relations News Release 2012:323, p.1
6/21/2013 A free webinar series on tax topics of interest to Iowa business owners and entrepreneurs will be made available.
16 UNI NABL and Marion Mixers to announce exciting partnership on energy-saving technology
Public Relations News Release 2012:182, p.1
1/29/2013 Will announce a partnership to commercialize technology that has the potential to reduce U. S. energy cconsumption by 8.5 percent, or 338 million barrels-of-oil equivalent per year.
17 Cook urges changes in agricultural industry
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:14, p.1
10/12/2012 Ken Cook from the Environmental Working Group presented "Hunger Games: what is it about agriculture that's eating consumers?" Advises students and the community to demand change within the agriculture industry.
18 UNI to host Brazilian students for Iowa agribusiness tour
Public Relations News Release 2011:335, p.1
6/29/2012 A professor and five students will tour major agricultural sites during the first part of July. The trip is cosponsored by UNI, Hawkeye Community College, and Kirkwood Community College. United States students will travel to Brazil for study.
19 UNI to host farm to school conference
Public Relations News Release 2011:255, p.1
4/3/2012 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education will host a farm to school conference.
20 Support local farmers by joining Buy Fresh, Buy Local Campaign
Public Relations News Release 2011:220, p.1
3/16/2012 The Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign helps local farmers in the Cedar Valley Area.
21 Organic producer in henry County wins final $10,00 grant in MyEntre.Net's 'Dream Big Grow Here' contest
Public Relations News Release 2011:218, p.1
3/15/2012 Local Iowan Morgan Hoenig owner of Mogo Organic received $10,00 for winning MyEntre.Net's "Dream Big Grow Here."
22 Grants available for smaller farming operations
Public Relations News Release 2011:120, p.1
11/18/2011 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education along with the Farm Energy Working Group of Iowa and Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will be awarding grants to small farms to help facilitate more sustainable farming.
23 UNI's Malcolm Price Laboratory to host National Farm to school month
Public Relations News Release 2011:95, p.1
10/24/2011 The Malcolm Price Laboratory school will join with Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership to teach students about farming and becoming more sustainable.
24 First ever Farm Crawl to be held in the Cedar Valley
Public Relations News Release 2011:12, p.1
8/29/2011 The First Cedar Valley Farm Crawl will be hosted by the Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership. The crawl will show off ten local farmers and is open to all ages.
25 Iowa farmers receive energy demonstrating grants
Public Relations News Release 2011:1, p.1
8/9/2011 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education will be working with the National Center for Appropriate Technology to facilitate the grant given to farmers who are demonstrating energy efficiency on their farms.
26 No-till Field Day scheduled for June 28 near Decorah
Public Relations News Release 2010:370, p.1
6/14/2011 A field day will be held outside of Decorah to encourage farmers to switch to No-till and show them the advantages of it from an experienced farmer.
27 Energy efficiency, renewable energy grants available for small Iowa farming operations
Public Relations News Release 2010:349, p.1
5/5/2011 Farmers with small farms are encourage to apply for grants to help educate them on renewable energy and how it can affect their farms.
28 CEEE sponsors sustainability film series
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.1
2/25/2011 "Fresh" is a film, highlighting the impact of the food industry on society. The film show both positive and negative aspects on the environment and health of the economy.
29 The organic craze distracts from more important issues
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:26, p.10
12/7/2010 The organic farming versus modern farming discussion revisited. Do genetically modified crops present a health risk? Is food safer if grown without pesticides?
30 Alternative futures of Iowa agriculture to be discussed at UNI event
Public Relations News Release 2010:89, p.1
10/7/2010 Joan Nassauer, professor of natural resources and environment at the University of Michigan, will present "Alternative Futures for Iowa Agriculture." Nassauer will discuss water quality, wildlife habitat, and the health and future of rural communities.
31 In a monoculture of ethanol, subsidies move to support economic diversity
Shakya--Sudeep (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 106:55, p.3
6/11/2010 Group believes that depending on ethanol is counterproductive from the standpoint of energy in put and output; believes that Iowa should look at wind energy and pharma crop production;
32 Price Lab integrates farm-to-school foods into lunches
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:52, p.1
4/23/2010 Price Laboratory School received grant money to be used to bring more locally grown food into its lunch program.
33 UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center presents Sustainability of Agriculture Landscapes: Perspectives from Southern Australia
Public Relations News Release 2009:358, p.1
3/26/2010 Tony W. Norton and Jann E. Williams, from the University of Tasmania, Australia, will examine the biodiversity, ecosystem services and land use of Tasmania's agricultural landscapes using a combination of spatial sciences and ecological techniques.
34 UNI biology professor looks at ways to reduce flooding in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2009:320, p.1
3/8/2010 Laura Jackson, professor of biology, discusses flooding and land-use change trends in a chapter of "A Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Floods of 2008." A chapter of the book is co-authored by Dennis Keeney, emeritus professor at Iowa State University.
35 NIFFP takes leadership role in Midwest farm-to-school projects
Public Relations News Release 2009:237, p.1
1/26/2010 Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership (NIFFP) was appointed to a co-leadership position for the Midwest region of the National Farm to School Network (NFTSN). NIFFP is a program of the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
36 Pioneer Hi-Bred partners with business and agriculture exchange program at UNI; Applications for Iowa-Midwest Brazil exchange program due March 1
Public Relations News Release 2009:234, p.1
1/25/2010 Students studying at international universities through the new Iowa-Midwest Brazil Exchange in Business and Agriculture Program, based at the college, now have an opportunity to gain international work experience during their time abroad.
37 FIPSE grant awarded to Iowa-Brazil exchange in business and agriculture program at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:208, p.1
12/22/2009 Five institutions have joined together to expand international education opportunities for students early in their academic careers. The Iowa-Midwest Brazil Exchange in Business and Agriculture Program received a $228,240 grant.
38 UNI's CEEE to host workshop on good agricultural practices
Public Relations News Release 2009:4, p.1
8/18/2009 This is an excellent opportunity for local food producers to learn directly from state leaders about safe measures for growing and selling healthy food. Two professors from Iowa State University will speak at the workshop, Sam Beattie, and Lester Wilson.
39 Failure of the "Green Revolution"
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:45, p.5
3/31/2009 The success of Norman Borlaug's "Green Revolution" in India disputed. Believes that increased crop yields have not aided the general population. The poor have no money to purchase the food.
40 Small-scale equals big problems
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:43, p.3
3/13/2009 World hunger and the lack of food will not be solved by returning to smaller farming operations. Appreciate the food on your plate, don't stress about how your food was made, but rather think of the people who don't have enough to eat.
41 A new agricultural revolution
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:40, p.7
3/3/2009 Big profit firms and our addiction to fossil fuels blamed for "big farming", lack of soil conservation, and warnings of global catastrophe.
42 Pollution v. progress
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.10
11/18/2008 Modern agricultural practices challenged; accused of being merely profit oriented. A return to simpler times encouraged.
43 Vanishing farmland bodes ill for the future
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:16, p.6
10/25/2008 Believes that good farmland needs to be protected from urban development, so that it may be used for food production and biofuels. Building without planning changes our environment; photo.
44 Coming full circle
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.6
10/10/2008 Continues to look at a simpler life.
45 Tallgrass Prairie Center sponsors seminar series on natural resource research and management 'Support your local grass farmer:
Public Relations News Release 2008:38, p.1
9/2/2008 Steve John, the executive director of the Agricultural Watershed Institute, will lead the first seminar in a series on natural resource research and management at the Tallgrass Prairie Center at the University.
46 The need for seed
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:59, p.3
7/25/2008 Believes that some seed companies do not act in the best interest of mankind.
47 A cultural transformation
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:58, p.2
7/18/2008 Thoughts on working with nature and the soil; photo.
48 Letting the land do what it will
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:57, p.2
7/11/2008 Believes that conventional agriculture is destructive; maintains that organic farming might be the better way to go.
49 Food crises
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:42, p.7
3/10/2008 Regulations proposed to centralize the oversight of food production and distribution under the umbrella of the Food and Drug Administration. This action seen as adding more regulations for the small scale agricultural producer.
50 Record harvest leads to weight limit exemption
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:8, p.2
9/21/2007 Iowa Governor Chet Culver has approved a harvest exemption. Farmers may haul 88,000 pounds of grain from September 14 until November 14.


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