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Organic Agriculture Program Receives Sustainability Award

Ames: The Office of Sustainability awarded the Iowa State University Organic Agriculture Program the 2024 Live Green! Award for Excellence in Sustainability as part of a two-day symposium on sustainability. “Their efforts and dedication to supporting sustainability and the Live Green! Initiative through commitment to empowering organic agriculture is impressive and so very impactful to…


From small town Iowa to NFL stadiums

Trevor Clawson, senior in horticulture, spent last summer and fall interning with the Philadelphia Eagles, taking care of the team’s practice facilities and conducting various field maintenance tasks. This summer, he’ll be furthering his turf management experience as an intern with….  


Lisa Nunamaker – Farewell Reception

Department of Horticulture faculty and staff bid farewell to Lisa Nunamaker at a reception on Friday, April 21. Lisa will be departing from our department on May 15, 2023 to work full-time on her business. We wish you the best, Lisa. We will miss you!


Organic Ag Podcast Features Innovative Industry Topics

AMES, IOWA – Organic farmers and those interested in the industry can tune into a new podcast recorded by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  Listen to organic farmers share their experiences in the new podcast available on Iowa State’s Small Farm Sustainability website.  


SHADE TREE SHORT COURSE – 67 years… AND counting!

SHADE TREE SHORT COURSE – 67 years… AND counting! FEBRUARY 21-23, 2023 REGISTER EARLY! CONFERENCE REGISTRATION REGISTER EARLY Advanced registration is required due to the multiple workshop format. ONLINE Complete online form and pay with credit card at regcytes.extension.iastate.edu/shadetree/register/ MAIL Contact Amanda Ruckdaschel at amandalr@iastate.edu or 515.296.3443 to assist with mailed registrations. QUESTIONS? registrations@iastate.edu •…


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