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Agriculture

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Title Date Summary
51 Farmer's markets: good food benefiting good cause
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:1, p.2
8/24/2007 Activities of the Waterloo Farmer's Market noted; photo.
52 KUNI to host forum for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture candidates
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/18/2006 Forum will be held in Des Moines and will be broadcast live by KUNI.
53 Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 3
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
2/27/2006 Hawkeye Farm Show will take place in the UNI-Dome.
54 Partnership offers series on strategies for alternative agriculture businesses
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/27/2006 Regional Business Center/Small Business Development Center will partner with Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and others to offer workshops for new and expanding businesses in the alternative agriculture industry.
55 Tuesday, Nov. 22
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
11/21/2005 Thomas C. Dorr will speak about rural development and renewable energy; recital for the Graduate Piano Quartet from Russia will take place.
56 UNI biology professor's lecture connects farms with local environments
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/18/2005 Discusses how farms in Iowa can benefit their local ecosystems.
57 UNI grape detectives help make Iowa grape growers be more profitable
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
7/26/2005 "A Midwesterner's Handbook to Grapevine Varieties" aims to correct misidentified grape types.
58 Organic farmer speaks on benefits, ecology
Northern Iowan 101:50, p.2
4/12/2005 Francis Thicke will discuss organic farming on April 13th.
59 Wednesday, April 13
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/11/2005 Bill Koch will present "Walt Whitman Live!!"; Ana Kogl will discuss private property; Francis Thicke will discuss ecologically concerned agriculture; Francis Degnin will present lecture on bio-medical ethics.
60 'Designing an Ecologically Sound Farm: From the Soil to the Marketplace' lecture to take place at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/8/2005 Francis Thicke will discuss ecological sustainability in industrial agriculture.
61 UNI to conduct survey among northeast Iowa farmers, ag-related small business entrepreneurs
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
2/4/2005 The results of the survey will be used to develop training programs to assist farmers and small ag-related businesses. This effort is in conjunction with the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
62 Solving a grape big mystery
Northern Iowa Today 89:1, p.10
1/1/2005 A look at the Grapevine Identification Center, headed by Professor Jean Gerrath; photo.
63 UNI biology professor says U. S. farmers can learn from Australia
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/17/2004 Professor Laura L. Jackson spoke at a meeting of the Ecological Society of Australia.
64 Campaign promotes food with local flavor
Glasnapp--Brandie L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:58, p.1
6/27/2003 Community members are encouraged to buy fresh foods locally; photo.
65 UNI joins Practical Farmers of Iowa to launch 'Buy Local' program
Public Relations News Release 2002:531, p.1
5/12/2003 "Buy Fresh, Buy Local" program, will kick off Saturday, May 17, encourages residents to purchase agriculture products locally.
66 Parents' home threatened by proposed Ottumwa landfill
Klodt--Joseph R. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:20, p.9
11/8/2002 Feels it's a shame to see good farmland covered by trash because recycling is not done as much as it could be.
67 ABIL Program hosts day for farmers
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:46, p.2
3/27/2001 Local farmers are invited to tour UNI's Ag-Based Industrial Lubricants facility in Waverly.
68 UNI exhausts Disaster Grant
Konrad--Sara
Northern Iowan 97:45, p.1
3/23/2001 Financial Aid Office uses money from the Disaster Grant to help farm kids attend UNI.
69 Investigation finds regulation of hog manure management lacking
Public Relations News Release 2000:37, p.1
8/14/2000 Laura Jackson discusses her study of the Iowa manure management regulations.
70 Investigation finds regulation of hog manure management lacking
Public Relations News Release 2000:31, p.1
8/7/2000 Laura Jackson discusses the trends in hog production and its effect on water quality.
71 Too many hogs, too little land, study finds
Public Relations News Release 2000:30, p.1
8/2/2000 Laura Jackson and colleagues conduct a survey on manure management.
72 Proteus offers financial aid to students with farming history
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:15, p.4
10/19/1999 Iowa-based non-profit organization is funded by U. S. Department of Labor and offers aid to students who have worked primarily in agriculture.
73 Iowa bill removes local control over hog confinement sites
Schrader--Dave
Northern Iowan 94:43, p.8
3/10/1998 Iowa legislator comments on hog confinement legislation that would remove local control of sites.
74 Watch your mouth, Oprah!
Northern Iowan 94:33, p.5
2/3/1998 Editorial comments on Oprah Winfrey's courtroom battle with the cattle industry.
75 AGRI Industries will market soybean-based hydraulic fluid developed by University of Northern Iowa's ABIL research program.
Public Relations News Release 1996:466, p.1
7/9/1997 Soybean-based hydralic fluid developed at UNI by the Northern Iowa's Ag Based Industrial Lubricants research program will be marketed by AGRI.
76 Update on the ag-based industrial lubricants research program
Public Relations News Release 1996:458, p.1
7/2/1997 Professor Honary talks about ag-based lubricants.
77 The floundering family farm
Public Relations News Release 1991:347, p.
2/3/1992 Ron Hook states that small family farms are falling prey to more efficient larger farms.
78 Chrystal to address future of Russian agriculture, Iowa's role (Thursday) January 30 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:327, p.1
1/20/1992 Des Moines banker John Chrystal will speak on "The Future of Russian Agriculture and Iowa's Role in its Development".
79 Farm tour for international students
Public Relations News Release 1991:81, p.1
9/23/1991 Area swine and dairy farms open their operations for tours by UNI international students. Frank and Susan Wyatt and Jay and Jeanne Hansen will be the hosts.
80 Sustainable agriculture--Conserving resources while remaining productive
Public Relations News Release 1990:151, p.1
10/29/1990 Dennis Keeney reported examination of ways to increase productivity while improving efficiency.
81 Concerns about groundwater--quality may be improving
Public Relations News Release 1990:18, p.1
9/3/1990 Changes in farming practices have resulted in improved groundwater quality.
82 Baking summer heat and drought a setback to ag-related research.
Public Relations News Release 1988:513, p.1
7/28/1988 Dry spell may set back research several years due to lack of production from this season's planting.
83 Drought seen as a benefit to groundwater purity in the state.
Public Relations News Release 1988:513, p.1
7/28/1988 Professor Erwin Richter says a hot summer could be preventing chemical herbicides and pesticides from contaminating the state's groundwater supply.
84 Iowa farmers singing the blues should do so without accompaniment.
Public Relations News Release 1988:493, p.1
7/14/1988 Donald Wendt states that weather conditions take their toll on things besides crops.
85 Golden spike anniversary today, railroads vital to early Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:416, p.1
5/9/1988 May 10 1869, the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads joined at Promontory Point, Utah. Iowa benefitted greatly.. Until railroads, Iowa's fertile land was useless because there existed no reliable means for agriculture to reach its markets.
86 Save $95 an acre on corn production? 'Balanced ag' expert tells how
Public Relations News Release 1987:350, p.1
4/6/1988 Dick Thompson speaks on various farming strategies that will save farmers money while limiting the use of herbicides and pesticides.
87 Northern Iowa prof's studies confirming Iowa groundwater contamination
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
3/24/1988 Professor Erwin Richter conducts studies on Iowa groundwater deposits, finding an alarming amount of contamination from chemicals used in farming communities.
88 UNI biologist finds herbicide adversity in Iowa's aquatic environment
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
3/24/1988 Professor Barton Bergquist researches the effects of herbicides used in farming on aquatic organisms found in Iowan streams and creeks.
89 What you hear on the farm may be had for your ears¿
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
3/24/1988 Professor Bruce Plakke warns that prolonged exposure to loud machinery may lead to serious hearing problems for farmers.
90 Light-avoiding plants may hold key to solve ag problems in dry regions
Public Relations News Release 1987:282, p.1
2/24/1988 Professor Virginia Berg conducts studies on light-avoiding plants that could be applied to increase yields in agricultural regions suffering from drought.
91 What did Iowa look like to its first settlers? UNI prof maps early Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1987:273, p.1
2/18/1988 Professor Daryl Smith maps the prairies of pre-settlement Iowa.
92 Iowa deficient in natural habitat for wildlife, new solutions sought
Public Relations News Release 1987:251, p.1
2/4/1988 Professors Orlando Schwartz and Paul Whitson discuss the growing need for wildlife habitats with the increasing amount of land dedicated to agricultural industries.
93 Top five Iowa news stories in 1987 covered politics, farm economy, schools, taxes, population decline, says UNI prof
Public Relations News Release 1987:191, p.1
12/29/1987 Professor Thomas Ryan discusses the importance of the Iowa caucuses in presidential nominations. Agricultural exports and income see a significant increase. Low state birthrate and high migration results in a net decrease in Iowa's population.
94 UNI teaching prof wins Rockefeller Foundation summer research fellowship
Public Relations News Release 1987:364, p.1
5/8/1987 James Becker, of the modern language department of Price Lab, is named one of one-hundred recipients of a research grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. Becker uses his grant to develop teaching materials on French fruit and vegetable cooperatives.
95 Experts to discuss farm issues, policies, support services Tuesday (April 21) at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:321, p.1
4/14/1987 A panel discussion on the effects of the farm crisis on consumers, farmers, and corporate interests was held in Maucker Union. The panel included a publisher of the Ag-Biz Tiller, a representative of Sen. Grassley, and a mental health professional.
96 Nebraska crop specialist to discuss future of rural environment, Tuesday (April 14) at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:318, p.1
4/10/1987 Professor Charles A. Francis held a seminar on agriculture in the McCollum Science Hall. The presentation was sponsored by the College of Natural Sciences.
97 Crises in Polish agriculture is topic of UNI lecture April 28
Public Relations News Release 1986:379, p.1
4/21/1986 Galeski will present on "The Crisis in Polish Agriculture: Comparisons for Iowa".
98 UNI history prof (Ryan) writes article on 1948 farm vote
Public Relations News Release 1980:75, p.1
9/16/1980 Professor Thomas Ryan writes an article in "Agricultural History" explaining the 1948 farm vote and the impact it had on the election of Harry S. Truman.
99 Farming concerns discussed; 'Tales of Two Agricultures"
Eldridge--Carol
Northern Iowan 76:13, p.10
10/16/1979 Luther Tweeten, Oklahoma State University professor, explained the effect that current agricultural trends have on the structure of the family farm.
100 Tweeten to speak
Northern Iowan 76:11, p.3
10/9/1979 Luther Tweeten will speak on the family farm and grain exporting.

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