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November-December 2017

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2017 Year in Review

From an economic development award to a new feed processing class, the Center for Crops Utilization Research and the BioCentury Research Farm saw a great deal of success and new research activities during 2017. Here are some of our favorite highlights from the past year. Read More >>


September-October 2017

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CCUR and BCRF receive economic development award

The Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR) and the BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF) were awarded the Iowa State University Award for Achievement in Economic Development in Iowa at the 2017 Iowa State Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony held Sept. 25. Read More >>


July-August 2017

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Better Process Control School will be offered at Iowa State University

The Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR) will offer a Better Process Control School Nov. 13-16. The schooll certifies supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified foods in closed containers. Read More >>


May-June 2017

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Gross-Wen Technologies receives SBIR grant for selenium-rich algae study

Gross-Wen Technologies (GWT) has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The 8-month Phase I grant, totaling $125,000, will be used to study the potential of producing an alternative source of bioavailable selenium from microalgae biomass. Read More >>


March-April 2017

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CCUR and CIRAS share experiences on technology transfer partnerships at MEP Summit

The Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR) and the Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) gave a presentation on technology transfer partnerships at the 2017 Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National Summit held April 30-May 3 in Denver. Read More >>


January-February 2017

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Iowa State University Improves Algae Technology to Treat Wastewater for Communities and Businesses

Iowa State University technology that improves the efficiency of wastewater reclamation using algae has gotten the attention of small Iowa communities and the largest wastewater treatment system in the world. Read More >>