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Students hone horticulture skills

On-farm internship, real world experience.
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Caring Connections, Award Winning Teaching

For Steven Lonergan building trust with students and challenging them to think critically are the keys to creating a successful learning environment. The professor of animal science has been nationally recognized for teaching excellence. More

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Student-centered Teaching -- Online and On-campus

Scott Smalley, associate professor and coordinator of teacher education programs in agricultural education and studies, has earned accolades from students in his online and on-campus courses. This teacher-of-teachers earned the college’s Early Achievement in Teaching Award, and was named a distance education teacher of the year in 2018 by the Brenton Center for Agricultural Instruction and Technology Transfer, an honor nominated by students.

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'Beef Up Iowa' Program Launched to Help Feed Iowans

Through Beef Up Iowa, students and staff at Iowa State University will process cattle from Iowa beef producers who have limited processing options due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meat will be distributed to food bank and food pantry feeding programs across the state. The initial cattle for Beef Up Iowa will be sourced from Iowa 4-H and FFA members.

$4 mil. in scholarships are offered to students annually through CALS and its departments.
98% of CALS graduates reported they were working, continuing their education or serving in the military within six months of receiving their diplomas.
4% Iowa State University’s agricultural programs rank in the top 4 percent worldwide among other agriculture and forestry institutions, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings.