Archive for: September, 2020

Hortline Message

Richard Jauron and Hortline are retiring, effective October 1, 2020. We know this will be disappointing news for our many loyal clients, however, a wealth of information has been assembled and is available to help with all of your horticulture questions. Resources can be found at At this site you will find: – An…

Dr. Cindy Haynes presented CALS Spring Teaching Innovation Award

Congratulations to Cindy Haynes, Associate Professor in Horticulture, who was presented one of the 2020 CALS Spring Teaching Innovation Awards. The provost’s office presented the award to 36 faculty who “went above and beyond” to modify courses and pedagogy last spring, ultimately achieving strong learning outcomes.

Dr. Kathleen Delate Leads First VIrtual Organic Field Day

Dr. Kathleen Delate, Professor in Horticulture and Agronomy provides an update on the derecho damage, drought and COVID-19   Field Day: Press release:

Food Banks

As part of Hunger Action Month: the Organic Ag Lab donated 200 pounds of fresh, organic green peppers to the Food at First food pantry and free meal program: (photo shows Henry Franzen, Megan Moore, ISU, and Dan of Food at First), which will go into meals to feed those in need in…