Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy, Central Iowa, and BioCentury Research Farms

BioCentury Research Farm Update

Author: Andrew A. Suby (Iowa State University)

  • BioCentury Research Farm Update

    Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy, Central Iowa, and BioCentury Research Farms

    BioCentury Research Farm Update

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Abstract

The BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF) again had a diversity of users in 2012. Iowa State University faculty and staff from the Departments of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE); Agronomy; Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology;Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE); and Food Science and Human Nutrition, as well as the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI), Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR), Center for Sustainable Environmental Technologies (CSET), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences(CALS), and Extension and Outreach conducted research, teaching, and/or outreach at the BCRF. Private industry users of the BCRF included AGCO, Avello Bioenergy, Deere & Company, Direvo Industrial Biotechnology, DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol, Frontline Bioenergy, Phillips 66, and Virant, Inc. By the end of 2012, the BCRF had over 86 full- and part-time users with projects in more than 90 percent of available space.

Keywords: RFR A12128

How to Cite:

Suby, A. A., (2013) “BioCentury Research Farm Update”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2012(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2013
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