Two Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering alums and one faculty member in the department have been researching a heating structure (microclimate) that will keep piglets warm at a rate that is healthy and efficient.
A trailblazer in her field and an advocate for the environment and equality, ABE alum Laurimar Goncalves Vendrusculo was just named head of one of the research centers at Embrapa Agrossilvipastoril, the largest agricultural research company in Latin America. Continue reading…
Many individuals at ISU have either seen a notification from, or heard of, the ISU Water Chicks. From sharing advanced research publications to posting group hangouts, the account has been a staple for ISU engineers and environmental scientists on Twitter.
From restoring engines that have spent hours underwater to replacing badly damaged wiring, the Iowa State University Antique Tractor Club (ATC), housed in ABE, dedicates days, nights and hours to bringing antique, worn down tractors back to life. Now, they are restoring a tractor that was donated to be sent to Mexico for a community there to use for farming.
Planter University: ISU ABE and ANR Work Together to Optimize Planter Setup & Technology for Growers
Traveling to every corner of the state, ABE’s Ryan Bergman, Ben Covington and Levi Powell teamed up with ISU ANR Extension and Outreach field agronomists to optimize knowledge for farmers and businesses on planter equipment through a five-day workshop series called ‘Planter University.’
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