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Feb 22nd, 2012
Taets, a CALS alum and senior vice president and president of the Agricultural Services business unit at Archer Daniels Midland Company will speak at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall.
Feb 15th, 2012
eCarly@CALS: Learn about the degree program for Agricultural and Life Sciences- Communications Option and the opportunities it offers.
Feb 10th, 2012
Dean Wintersteen has ended the College's advisory role in a proposed project in Tanzania.
Feb 6th, 2012
The report includes research relating to the beef, dairy, equine, poultry, sheep, swine and companion animal industries in the state.
Feb 6th, 2012
More than 100 companies attended the fifth annual spring Ag Career Day on Feb. 1. The fall Ag Career Day is the largest ag career fair in the country.
Jan 31st, 2012
Bernie Havlovic, at left, who manages the Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm, and organic farmer Michael Natvig will share the Spencer Award, to be presented March 1.
Jan 25th, 2012
Four deans of agriculture, including Dean Wintersteen, write about a recent Yahoo Education article citing some majors as "useless."
Jan 10th, 2012
Student advises graduates to continue legacy of leadership and thanks faculty and staff for helping her earn a degree. Listen and watch slideshow.
Jan 9th, 2012
A study abroad trip that toured animal production systems in Poland, Germany and Denmark last summer allowed two students to discover their common Danish heritage.
Jan 9th, 2012
J.C. Renteria was one of several College students in the Skunk River Navy service project who turned trash found on campus into art. They collected more than 6,000 pounds of trash that lined the creek that runs through campus.
Jan 6th, 2012
Mark Rasmussen, a microbiologist with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has been named the next director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
Dec 17th, 2011
The latest issue of the college's alumni magazine, STORIES, hit mailboxes last week. Visit the website to check out this food-themed issue, Recipe for Success, and download a copy of the accompanying cookbook.
Dec 16th, 2011
Steven Rodermel, professor of genetics, development and cell biology, is one of five at Iowa State to be honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Feb. 18.
Dec 15th, 2011
Dean Wendy Wintersteen offers her holiday wishes in this video.
Dec 8th, 2011
Students describe a program that allows them to earn credits, get paid and do research. Students in the program this semester shared their results on Dec. 7.
Dec 6th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: Learn about the fall 2011 Agricultural Weekend Experience.
Dec 2nd, 2011
A smart phone application that started as a classroom tool has blossomed into a resource for master gardeners and home garden enthusiasts.
Nov 30th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: View video of the virtual welder at the Ag 450 Farm and see how it is helping students improve welding skills.
Nov 21st, 2011
Lee Burras of the Department of Agronomy was awarded a national excellence in teaching award on Nov. 13.
Nov 21st, 2011
A five-year commitment by Monsanto will create the position to advance science to benefit soybean growers.
Nov 16th, 2011
The 11th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be Monday, Nov. 21, in the Scheman Building at Iowa State University. Farmers and professors will present the latest organic research.
Nov 9th, 2011
The center is working with the new, national Farmer Veteran Coalition that works with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans who want a career in agriculture.
Nov 3rd, 2011
The College's new strategic plan includes priorities and goals that will guide CALS for the next five years.
Nov 1st, 2011
Angela Laury, an alumna of the College, will work with Iowa producers and manufacturers to promote food safety.
Oct 28th, 2011
Andrew Lenssen has joined Iowa State as a soybean systems agronomist. He previously worked in Montana as a research ecologist and lead scientist for USDA dryland research.