In partnership with the organizations that created the SET fund in late 2018, Rachel Rockwell helps manage grant dollars and convene collaborators to advance the work identified by the SET task force
In 2004, a group of Midwestern soil scientists, including John Sawyer at Iowa State University, developed the Maximum Return to Nitrogen, a practice that calls for weighing the prices of corn and fertilizer to find the sweet spot of productivity and profit without waste. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation criticized the approach in a July podcast.
From online retail giants to local takeout, last year’s home quarantine period saw a boom in home-delivery services. That wave receded this spring as vaccination numbers grew, but larger Iowa markets are likely to see continued growth in the service.
Associated Press Employment Sep. 16, 2021 12:15 pm
But Iowa still sees a drop in new and continuing applications
Wilford H. Stone
Business News Sep. 17, 2021 9:41 am
Early last year, remote work was a growing but limited part of the workforce. Many employers initially resisted the remote work model for fears that it would reduce collaboration and efficiency. However, remote work suddenly has become the status quo as many companies have delayed returning to work due to the recent COVID-19 delta variant surge.
Business News Sep. 15, 2021 2:48 pm
North Liberty-based South Slope Cooperative Telephone was among 39 applicants to be awarded a total of $97,500,000 for broadband infrastructure as part of the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program.
Business News Sep. 14, 2021 4:01 pm
Massive government relief passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic moved millions of Americans out of poverty last year, even as the official poverty rate increased slightly, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday.
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