Category: In the News

Iowa State News Release | Change Agent: Emily Heaton

Emily Heaton, an assistant professor of agronomy at Iowa State, studies large perennial grasses such as miscanthus as a source of profitable biomass. This article from Iowa State’s University Relations is the latest entry in a series about faculty who are using science to change the world for the better. Read the article at the Iowa State … Continue reading Iowa State News Release | Change Agent: Emily Heaton

Midwest Energy News | How crop waste could become carbon-negative energy

Karen Uhlenhuth of Midwest Energy News explores how researchers at Iowa State University are trying to determine whether crop residue could pay off in three ways simultaneously: as a source of biofuel, as a soil enhancer, and as a long-term sink for carbon dioxide. The article features BEI director Robert Brown and Iowa State agronomy professor David … Continue reading Midwest Energy News | How crop waste could become carbon-negative energy



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