News

Horticulture Students Participate in National Collegiate Landscape Competition

Horticulture students attended the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) at Alamance Community College in North Carolina March 14-17, 2018.  Participants in the three-day event demonstrated their skills in 30 real-world competitive events and networked with some of the top industry companies as well as dozens of the biggest industry manufacturers and suppliers.  The team from…


IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY ALUM AMONG TOP 2018 HONOREES IN US GARDENING

The American Horticultural Society is pleased to announce that Kelly D. Norris of Des Moines, Iowa, is the recipient of its newest award, the Emerging Horticultural Professional Award.  He joins 11 other distinguished national award recipients for 2018, all of whom represent the best in American gardening and horticulture.


CONGRATULATIONS TO KRISTINE LANG

Congratulations to Kristine Lang for winning the 1st place award at the 2018 Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA) Research Symposium held on April 18th, 2018.


ALUM OF THE MONTH: MICHAEL SEIBERT, COUNTRY LANDSCAPES, INC. (CLEAR LAKE BRANCH)

Michael Seibert graduated in Horticulture with an emphasis in Landscape Design and Build with a minor in Agronomy. Michael’s major job responsibilities are:  Assistant Crew Foreman, Nursery Operations, Horticulturist, Foundation Plantings Designer. We asked Michael what he likes most about his position.  I love seeing designs fold out to become really awesome builds.  Our crew…


Plant Sale Extravaganza

Reiman Gardens’ Members Only Pre-Sale Friday, May 11 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Opens to the public on: Saturday, May 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, May 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Plants for sale include perennials for sun and shade, herbs and vegetables, Iowa natives, woody plants including trees, shrubs…


Iowa State University will be hosting the 2018 NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) conference

in Ames on June 12-15.  ISU professors (and NACTA members) from Agriculture Education and Studies, Agronomy, Animal Science, and Horticulture are assisting with the on-site organization of this event.  Over 300 professors or college educators from diverse agriculture disciplines and from around the country are expected to attend this year’s conference in Ames.  Several tours…


Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Delate

Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Delate for 20 years of service to Extension and Outreach.  Dr. John Lawrence presented Dr. Delate with her certificate at the 2018 Extension Annual Conference.


Alum of the Month: Dana Diers, Grower – Horticulturist at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc. in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Dana Diers graduated in Agronomy and Horticulture in May 2015.  Dana is from Fairfield, Iowa. Dana’s major job responsibilities are Winter Greenhouse Tomato Production and Propagation Technician.  During the in-season her responsibilities are Container Tree Production Lead and Field Production, Plant Maintenance and Fertility/Cover Crop Planning. We asked Dana what she likes most about her…


Next Page →