News Releases 2018

Melea Reicks Licht (left) is presented the 2018 Spirit of Ruth Award by Kim Stassen, vice president of Sigma Alpha National Sorority Board.
February 19th, 2018 Iowa State University Alumni Relations Director Honored by National Women in Agriculture Organization
AMES, Iowa -- The director of alumni relations for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University received a national award Feb. 17 from Sigma Alpha, the professional agricultural sorority. The Sigma Alpha National...

February 14th, 2018 Hunter Honored as Emerging Iowa Leader by Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
AMES, Iowa —Jacob Hunter, of Davenport, has been named the 2018 Emerging Iowa Leader by the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Hunter is the agricultural educator and FFA adviser at North Scott High School in...

February 13th, 2018 Farmers for America Screening and Young Farmer Panel Feb. 20 at Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa — A public screening of the documentary, Farmers for America, and a young farmer panel discussion will be held on Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Iowa State University Alumni Center located at 429 Alumni Lane in Ames, Iowa. ...

February 13th, 2018 Iowa State University Leads Harrison County Project to Combat Weeds Resistant to Herbicides
AMES, Iowa — Harrison County is home to a new project focused on combating weed resistance as part of a statewide pest resistance management program led by Iowa State University. A team of local farmers, landowners, agronomists, crop advisers,...

February 13th, 2018 Iowa State University Economists Outline Benefits of Reducing Nitrates
AMES, Iowa — A study conducted by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University explores the potential economic benefits to drinking water, recreation and health through...

February 5th, 2018 Summary Unveiled on 2017 Egg Research
AMES, Iowa — The Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University has released its first year-in-review research report featuring 22 new, ongoing or completed research projects. The report provides brief...

February 2nd, 2018 Director Named for Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa - Kristine Tidgren has been named the director of the Iowa State University Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation. Tidgren joined the extension-focused center in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as a staff attorney in...

February 2nd, 2018 Big Data for (Sm)all Farmers Workshop to be held in Ames Feb. 26-27
AMES, Iowa - An Iowa State University workshop will examine how Big Data can benefit agricultural producers Feb. 26-27 at the Scheman Center in Ames. The Big Data for (Sm)all Farmers Workshop was organized to inform farmers of small and medium...

February 1st, 2018 Iowa State University Researchers Feature Latest Science on Damaging Nematodes
AMES, Iowa - A tiny worm that causes billions of dollars in damage to crops like soybeans will be in the scientific spotlight this month thanks to an article written by two Iowa State University plant pathologists. The latest knowledge on how...

January 18th, 2018 Search Launched for Next Dean of Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University has launched the search for the Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station...

January 17th, 2018 Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Day Set for Jan. 31 at Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa — The spring semester Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Day at Iowa State University has filled with organizations recruiting students on Jan. 31. The job fair is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Iowa State’s Memorial...

January 11th, 2018 Iowa State Graduate Program to Launch First Seed Business Management Short Course February 5-9
AMES, Iowa ‒ The Seed Technology and Business Graduate Program at Iowa State University will launch their first Seed Business Management short course February 5-9. The weeklong short course will focus on the business aspects of the seed industry...

January 10th, 2018 Data from Five Year, Multi-university Sustainable Corn Project Available Online
AMES, Iowa – Researchers who participated in the Sustainable Corn Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP), which was led by Iowa State University, are providing access to five years of data from the multi-university, corn-based cropping systems...

January 2nd, 2018 Iowa State University Researchers Look for Avian Influenza in Small Birds and Rodents
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University research found no evidence that small wild birds and rodents were possible sources of the avian influenza virus that decimated Iowa poultry flocks in 2015. Jim Adelman, an assistant professor in...