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If US banned neonicotinoid insecticides, pesticide use could increase, posing threat to humans and pollinators, study suggests

New research from Gian Carlo Moschini at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Ed ...
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Sequenced nematode genome could help win ‘arms race’ against devastating soybean pest

Iowa State University researchers overcame the quirks of the soybean cyst nematode’s DNA to sequence its genome, paving the way ...
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Fight against fall armyworm in Africa hindered by ‘anti-GMO sentiment’, scientist argues

Though anti-GMO sentiment is restraining agricultural advancement in the developing world, an Iowa State University agronomist hopes his research will ...
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New disease-resistant GMO soybean variety could protect crop from ‘sudden death syndrome’

An Iowa State University agronomist is charting mechanisms – gene by gene – that could lead to soybean varieties resistant ...
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Census shows monarch butterfly population not in decline, but scientists challenge findings, blaming milkweed loss

Monarch butterfly populations have taken a nosedive over the last 20 years, according to researchers who monitor the number of ...

Consumers willing to pay more for GM potatoes with food safety benefits

New research from an Iowa State Univ. economist found consumers were willing to spend more for genetically modified potato products ...