UNI to host meeting on farming antibiotic-free chickens and eggs


Photo by IvanWalsh.com, Flickr
Photo by IvanWalsh.com, Flickr

The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education is educating farmers in order to encourage the use of local, antibiotic-free chickens and eggs.

Tomorrow at 2pm, farmers will meet on UNI’s campus to hear from Tony Halsted – the owner of Hoover’s Hatchery. Halsted will discuss the opportunity and benefits of buying and raising chickens that are locally bred and antibiotic-free.

This meeting is open to the public.

For more information, click here.

Anatomy of Iowa Floods: Preparing for the Future – Seminar Series – 2010


Filling the Burlington City Council chambers, Southeast Iowa residents patiently listen to the panel of flood experts in Burlington on June 16, 2010.

Next stop: Red Oak. The Iowa Floods of 2008 are receding into history, but Iowans can learn from them, and from flooding this past summer. That was the message put forth in community seminars sponsored in part by the University of Iowa Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research this summer and fall.

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