The National Organic Program with the United States Department of Agriculture has provided support for an Iowa State University research farm to be featured in a video highlighting organic inspection.
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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….
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…
In the fall of 2019 the decision was made to replace the playing surface at Jack Trice Stadium. The field had been in place since 2008, and was needing to be regraded. The playing surface is grown on a sand-based root zone that needs a sand-based sod to avoid a drainage issue. The field manager…
Dean’s Citation for Extraordinary Contributions to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences AwardsMay 10th, 2022
Dr. Kathleen Delate and Dr. Emily Zimmerman were recently awarded the Dean’s Citation for Extraordinary Contributions to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Congratulations Dr. Delate and Dr. Zimmerman!
Dr. Grant Thompson has won the NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Educator AwardApril 21st, 2022
Dr. Grant Thompson has won the NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Educator Award. The award recognizes those individuals whose efforts represent the very best in agricultural higher education. The award will be officially presented to Grant at the Annual NACTA conference to be held in Wooster, Ohio later this summer.
We’re Back! Register today for the 66th Annual Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course (STSC)! …
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…
Ellen Reed, senior majoring in Horticulture and Global Resource Systems, has been named recipient of the CALS Council Distinguished Service Award for 2021. Congratulations, Ellen.
Kathleen Delate, professor of horticulture and agronomy is part of a research team developing new corn varieties for organic production.