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Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians on receiving the Dr. William H. Daniel Award

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians, recipient of the Dr. William H. Daniel Award (formerly the Excellence in Research Award). This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the sports turf industry through his or her research, teaching or extension outreach. Dr. Christians was presented this award at the January STMA (Sports Turf…

ISU Department of Horticulture Welcomes Dr. Suzanne Slack, Assistant Professor – Fruit Crops

Suzanne first became interested in both fruit research and Extension while working on a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture at the Pennsylvania State University. After graduation, she joined the lab of Dr. George Sundin to delve into the world of tree fruit diseases, culminating in a master’s degree in plant pathology. Her thesis topics involved dissemination…

Horticulture Shines Brightly on Jack Trice Field

On September 23, 2021, 65 Extension and Outreach colleagues from across the state enjoyed a private tour of the Jack Trice football stadium playing field by assistant professor, Adam Thoms, and Josh Tyrdik, Athletic Field Manager, also a graduate of ISU Horticulture. Attendees from ISUEO county offices and campus staff learned about the immense amount…

2021 ISU Extension and Outreach Powerful Partnerships Award

Congratulations to Susan DeBlieck, Cindy Haynes and their team of Extension professionals who recently were honored with the 2021 ISU Extension and Outreach Powerful Partnerships Award.  Their work has contributed to making Iowa and the world a better place.

Risk Management webinar series

Check out the Risk Management webinar series.  Dr. Ajay Nair will lead the February 3 session on risk management in vegetable crops.   Dr. Kathleen Delate will lead the talk on March 10, on risk management for organic production.

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