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2022 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day

AMES, Iowa – Department of Horticulture at Iowa State University is hosting the 2022 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, August 15, 2022 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station near Ames. The annual event will feature various research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, non-profit organizations, and Master Gardeners….


Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Delate on being named a Fellow in the American Society of Agronomy.

MADISON, WI, Jul 06, 2022 – The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) announces the following 2022 award recipient to be formally presented at the ASA Awards Ceremony on 2022-11-08 during the scientific society’s Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. The annual awards are presented for outstanding contributions to agronomy through education, national and international service, and…


Faculty Promotions

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has approved the following promotions for two faculty members in our department: Dr. Adam Thoms – promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure Dr. Cindy Haynes – promoted to the rank of Professor


Emily Zimmerman and Adam Thoms receive CALS Early Achievement Awards.

Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences honored faculty and staff with awards in teaching, advising, research, extension and outreach, diversity and global engagement during a ceremony on March 10. Emily Zimmerman, assistant professor in natural resource ecology and management and global resource systems, received the Early Achievement in Teaching Award. In addition…


Delate Works with Rodale Institute on New FFAR grant

Iowa State University is part of a new study funded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to explore possible links between soil health, the nutritional value of plants and human health.


Iowa State University Students Awarded 2021-2022 MNLA Foundation Scholarships

Two students in the Horticulture/Landscaping program at Iowa State University recently received a scholarship sponsored by the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) Foundation. The MNLA scholarship program recognizes superior students enrolled in horticultural or landscape studies programs at several area colleges and universities. The scholarships are designed and sponsored by MNLA and its member…


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