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New Cultivation Corridor director’s goal: outreach

The following article was originally posted on February 21, 2018 via the Ames Tribune By Dan Mika, Staff Writer dmika@amestrib.com Billi Hunt, the new director of the Cultivation Corridor, is planning for a major promotional push for the group a few days into her new job. Hunt was named to the Cultivation Corridor’s executive director […]

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DowDuPont™ Agriculture Division to Become Corteva Agriscience™ as It Progresses Toward Becoming a Stand-Alone Company

The following press release was originally posted on February 26, 2018 via DuPont Corteva Agriscience™ Embodies the Company’s Purpose of Enriching the Lives of Those Who Produce and Those Who Consume, Ensuring Progress for Generations to Come WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 26, 2018 – The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ (NYSE: DWDP) today announced the name of […]

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BIO Selects Des Moines as Venue for the 2019 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The following press release was originally posted on February 26, 2018 via Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Washington, D.C. (Feb. 26, 2018) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announced the selection of Des Moines, Iowa, as the location for the 2019 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The event will be held July 8-11, 2019 […]

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Infrastructure, Health Care, Education Lead Iowa to No. 1 Best States Ranking

The following article was originally posted on February 27, 2018 via U.S. News and World Report. There’s more to the Hawkeye State than corn and presidential primaries, the Best States rankings show. By Jeff Charis-Carlson, Contributor IOWA CITY, Iowa–Iowa may be better known for its corn, caucuses and creative writing programs, but the Hawkeye state also leads […]

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ABE alumnus, Charles Sukup, elected into the National Academy of Engineering

The following article was originally posted on February 16, 2018 via Iowa State University College of Engineering Charles E. Sukup, an Iowa State University agricultural engineering alumnus, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). He is one of 83 new members and 16 foreign members elected February 7, 2018. There are currently […]

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Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit: Applications Now Open

The IEDA announced the application filing window is now open for the Iowa Renewable Chemicals Production Tax Credit. Applications will be accepted (online only) from February 15 to March 15, 2018, for chemicals produced in 2017. The application system is available here: iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/RenewableChem. A variety of resources related to the program, including administrative rules, can […]