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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 hortnews.extension.iastate.edu. 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_PplV5EmT4&feature=youtu.be Press release: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/virtual-organic-field-day-video-available-online


Food Banks

As part of Hunger Action Month: https://www.feedingamerica.org/take-action/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: https://foodatfirst.wordpress.com/about/ (photo shows Henry Franzen, Megan Moore, ISU, and Dan of Food at First), which will go into meals to feed those in need in…


Costa Rica

STUDY ABROAD in COAST RICA – Wednesday, March 10, 2021 to Friday, March 19, 2021


Justin Wigdahl Shares Insights About His Favorite Mentor

Justin Wigdahl shares some insights about his favorite mentor, Barb Clawson, a horticulture adviser. Wigdahl is an honors student who graduated with a major in horticulture and a minor in design studies. During his college career he organized horticulture club plant sales, pursued multiple internships, participated in horticulture and landscape competitions, and was also involved…


Congratulations Graduating Class – Spring, 2020 and Summer 2020

We know this wasn’t the final semester you were anticipating. But don’t let current circumstances diminish your achievements, or dampen your feelings of pride and accomplishment. You’ve earned your degree, and now it’s time to celebrate! Click here > Congratulations 2 ppt


Congratulations Richard Jauron

Congratulations to Richard Jauron, Extension Program Specialist who was nominated and supported by his peers to be named the 2020 recipient of the P&S Excellent Award! This award reflects Richards commitment to Iowa State, his professional reputation and esteem among peers. Richard will be formally recognized at the University Awards Ceremony.


Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Iles

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Iles, Professor and Chair of Horticulture, who was recently nominated and supported by his peers to be named the 2020 recipient of the ISU Award for Departmental Leadership! This award reflects Jeffs commitment to Iowa State, his professional reputation and esteem among his peers. Jeff will be formally recognized at the…


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