Nathan Lenz, a first-generation college student from Kellogg, plans to return to what he loves most – farming with his father. His film, Lenz Farms: Five Generations in the Making, features his family’s history
Researchers studied the spread of an eye infection among birds, similar to pink eye in humans. Jim Adelman, an assistant professor in natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University, said revealing the role of bird feeders in this pathogen's transmission is critical to reducing the disease's spread and could provide insights into how pathogens are shared across species.
For the past five years a group of Iowa State University students have managed a food pantry for peers. The pantry, which is known as The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), provides food and household items for students and staff on campus.
Bernie Havlovic's career with Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms included opening and managing more research farms than anyone. He supervised five research farms, organizing and inaugurating four.
Ending global hunger is a challenge three Iowa State University students hope to help solve. The students have been selected to travel to Africa as part of a yearlong Global Food Challenge for Emerging Leaders for Food Security sponsored by Land O’Lakes, Inc.
Ryan Augustine (’12 ag studies) and his company AccuGrain was named the Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative (REI) Challenge winner during the American Farm Bureau (AFBF) Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show held January 8-13.
Learning, earning credits and getting paid are what make the Science With Practice program at Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences a success. The program started 10 years ago as an idea to help students with college costs. Now almost 500 students have gone through the program and gained more than financial aid. The program is an experiential learning and work program for undergraduate students.