Faculty/Staff News

Ag and Life Sciences Online has the news you need

Ag and Life Sciences Online, the newsletter for faculty and staff in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is e-mailed every Monday. To subscribe, send your name, e-mail address and the message "Ag and Life Sciences Online subscribe" to jstewart@iastate.edu. Go to the archive to view past issues or subscribe to the RSS version.

STORIES magazine for alumni focuses on soil and water

Research and extension on soil and water are featured in the most recent issue of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni magazine. STORIES details science-based information on nitrate and nitrogen management, cover crops, soil conservation, success stories and more.
Among articles included in the magazine:
  • Managing the N (nitrate) factor, an infographic illustrating how nitrogen becomes nitrate and travels through soil and water
  • Q&A on cover crops
  • A wetlands win-win for water quality and wildlife
  • Saturated success: Impacts of saturated riparian buffers
  • Prairie strips improve soil health
The magazine also includes profiles of exceptional students, renowned faculty and outstanding alumni.