News Releases 2016

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February 10th, 2016 Lifelong Interest in Birds Sparks Career of Iowa State University Poultry Science Professor
AMES, Iowa — A new poultry nutritionist at Iowa State University traces her passion for birds to a contest she entered when she was in elementary school. Elizabeth Bobeck, who recently started as an assistant professor in the ...

February 8th, 2016 Lauver Honored as Emerging Iowa Leader by Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
AMES, Iowa – Andrew Lauver, of Lake City, has been named the 2016 Emerging Iowa Leader by the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Lauver is a seed sales and service professional with DuPont Pioneer. He received a...

February 3rd, 2016 ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Faculty and Staff Awards Announced
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announced its faculty and staff award winners for 2015. The award recipients include: The Early Achievement in Teaching Award was awarded to Tom Paulsen, an...

February 1st, 2016 Winter Storm Postpones Iowa State University Agriculture and Life Sciences Job Fair Until Thursday, Feb. 4
AMES, Iowa — The forecast of a winter storm for most of Iowa has forced the postponement of the Iowa State University Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Day until Thursday, Feb. 4. The career fair was originally scheduled for Wednesday, with...

January 25th, 2016 Iowa State University Alum Named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by American Farm Bureau Federation
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University alumnus Ryan Augustine was recently awarded the Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year award for his startup business, AccuGrain. AccuGrain competed against three national...

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January 25th, 2016 Corn Project Findings and Recommendations to be Presented for Farmers and Farm Advisers
AMES, Iowa — Researchers with the Climate and Corn-based Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project have documented 130 findings, some of which will be explored during a Feb. 11 webinar, open to the public through Iowa State University....

January 25th, 2016 Iowa State University Research Helps Find Root Development Key
AMES, Iowa — Plant scientists better understand the mechanisms governing root development — opening the door to improving crop productivity — through work done at Iowa State University. Guru Rao, professor of biochemistry, biophysics and...

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January 21st, 2016 New Organizations to Recruit at Iowa State University Agriculture and Life Sciences Job Fair
AMES, Iowa — The spring version of Iowa State University’s agriculture and life sciences job fair Feb. 3 has attracted a group of new employers recruiting students. “What is most exciting is that 20 percent of the organizations scheduled to...

January 12th, 2016 Iowa State University Beginning Farmer Center Seminar to Present Play About Farmland Transfer
AMES, Iowa – “Map of My Kingdom,” a play about land transition, will be presented by Iowa Public Radio and performed as part of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Beginning Farmer Center “Returning to the Farm” seminar on Jan. 29 at...

January 4th, 2016 Ag Business Student to Participate in National Ag Forum
Trey Forsyth, a junior in agricultural business, is one of six students from throughout the United States invited to attend the 2016 Farm Foundation Cultivator forum in Tucson, Arizona from Jan. 6-8. The annual winter roundtable meeting is an...