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Global Greens Farm Tour to Urban Ag Groups

Global Greens Urban Farm Showcases Bountiful Harvests and Hope for New Iowans The storm clouds parted, and the rains stopped long enough on the morning of June 28, for an energizing tour of the 8.5-acre Global Greens Farm in Des Moines for 20 representatives of various groups working in Urban Agriculture in Iowa. Iowa NRCS,…


ANR Extension Spotlight: Kathleen Delate

Kathleen Delate is a professor in the agronomy and horticulture departments and an extension organic specialist. For the last 25 years, she has helped interested farmers transition into organic agriculture. Delate also instituted the university’s Organic Ag Program, meant to inform both the public and Iowa State students about the most recent research and practices…


Congratulations to the following 2024 award recipients:

Alicia Herzog:  CALS Staff Early Achievement Award; ISU Extension and Outreach Innovation and Excellence in Virtual Program Delivery Award Barb Clawson:  CALS Staff Service and Dedication Award Dr. Ajay Nair:  CALS Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award Dr. Adam Thoms:  Iowa Sports Field Managers Association Golden Cleat Award


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!


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