CALS Alumni Award winner - Dewayne Goldmon
Dewayne Goldmon ('91 PhD agronomy) received the 2020 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences George Washington Carver Distinguished Service Award. He serves as the inaugural senior advisor for racial equity to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, and manages his family’s 1,400-acre farm operation. He is a recognized national leader in diversity and inclusion in agriculture. Learn more at https://www.cals.iastate.edu/news/releases/college-agriculture-and-life-....
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- Skyler Rinker named holder of the James and Clare Frevert Ag450 Program Professorship
- More than $2 million in private gifts go to Iowa State University's new turkey teaching and research facility
- College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni honored for distinguished service
- Media Advisory: ISU experts available to comment on spring planting
Many of the students Alison Esser advises have goals of obtaining health-related careers — physicians, genetic counselors and biomedical scientists, to name a few. She guides students in selecting appropriate courses to help them achieve their career goals and connects them with Iowa State alumni who can provide insights into health careers.
Innovation in Action
Results of a recent Iowa Beef Center evaluation of extension grazing programs showed that while 80% of respondents already incorporate cover crops (winter annuals) into their farming enterprise, there’s an overall interest in additional research on adding forage alternatives to existing cattle production systems. Learn about these alternatives during upcoming field days April 28, May 3, and May 4.