May-June 2018

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Micro-creamery coming to Iowa State University

The first phase of Professor Stephanie Clark's plan to open a creamery at Iowa State will come to fruition this fall with the opening of a micro-creamery in the Center for Crops Utilization Research pilot plant, located within the Food Sciences Building. Read More >>

March-April 2018

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Iowa State University report shows future promise for Cedar Rapids’ processing industries

Iowa State University, in cooperation with the City of Cedar Rapids, has released a report identifying new, emerging technologies that could be a starting point for increased economic activity, jobs and start-up companies in the city’s agricultural and bioprocessing industries. Read More >>

January-February 2018

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CCUR Bids Farewell to Two Staff Members, Welcomes New Program Coordinator

The Center for Crops Utilization Research says goodbye to two staff members: Peggy Best, administrative specialist, is retiring Feb. 28, and Darren Jarboe, program manager, has accepted a position at the University of Maryland. Last fall, CCUR welcomed Karla Long as the new program coordinator. Read More >>

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 >>