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…

Horticulture and GRS Student Recognition Banquet

It’s time to register for our annual Horticulture and GRS Student Recognition Banquet.  The banquet will be held Sunday, April 22, at the ISU Alumni Center, Reiman Ballroom South, 420 Beach Avenue.  Punch will be served at 5:30 with dinne to follow at 6 p.m.  The registration deadline is April 6, 2018.  Please register by…

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians, recipient of the 2018 Golden Cleat Award received from the Iowa Sports Turf Managers Association.  This is a state-wide distinguished service award for those involved in the management of sports fields.

Congratulations to Kevin Duerfeldt

Congratulations to Kevin Duerfeldt, recipient of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Award of Merit in recognition of meritorious efforts in teaching May 1, 2017.

Alum of the Month: Amanda Groleau, Assistant Manager and Landscape Designer, Earl May

Amanda Groleau graduated in Horticulture:  Fruit and Vegetable Production and Management in May 2016.  Amanda is from Westgate, Iowa. Amanda’s major job responsibilities are when the manager is off she runs the store in his absence, and that includes opening and closing the store.  With the landscape part of the job she designs landscapes, and…

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