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Mar 16th, 2009
Gary Munkvold does research on diseases that affect the production and utilization of seeds and the management of mycotoxigenic fungi in corn. View the video.
Feb 11th, 2009
Michael Boehlje, an agricultural economist at Purdue University, presented the 2009 Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Distinguished Lecture Feb. 19. View the lecture.
Jan 29th, 2009
Gene Takle, professor of agronomy and geological and atmospheric sciences, discusses his research on the use of atmospheric models to study regional climate changes.
Jan 29th, 2009
James Reecy, associate professor in animal science, took his family along when he worked last year in England. He reflects on his genomic work there and the word "bit."
Jan 29th, 2009
Tong Wang, associate professor of food science and human nutrition, is helping the art world become greener.
Dec 23rd, 2008
A new online summary outlines Iowa State's continuing research and extension efforts on reducing odor and gas emissions from livestock operations.
Dec 23rd, 2008
Researchers at Iowa State University have used a Nobel Prize-winning genetic technology to expand the understanding of milling corn.
Nov 20th, 2008
Iowa State University and the Iowa Soybean Association have published the Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Field Guide. The pocket-sized booklet was written by Gregory Tylka, ISU Extension professor and plant pathologist.
Nov 11th, 2008
Ciancio was killed in 2002 in a collision with a drunk driver. The scholarship is awarded annually to a club member who most exemplifies Ciancio's selfless and caring qualities.
Nov 6th, 2008
for farmers who have contracted to deliver it grain. CALT answers some questions.
Oct 31st, 2008
IDALS worked with ISU to design and create wetlands that reduced nitrates carried from Iowa to the gulf.
Oct 27th, 2008
The Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative will host an Ag Entrepreneurs Roundtable for College students Oct. 29.
Oct 24th, 2008
Anna Johnson is an expert in animal behavior. Watch the video.
Oct 17th, 2008
Ag Week runs through Oct. 21 with several activities around campus sponsored by the Ag and Life Sciences Student Council.
Oct 8th, 2008
High school students can experience the life of an Iowa State student Nov. 2 and 3 during Shadow Days. Agriculture and Life Sciences Ambassadors will host and provide an inside look at dorms, classes and campus.
Oct 6th, 2008
There are 165 employers signed up to recruit students at the annual job fair. It will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Great Hall, Campanile Room and outside the north entrance of the Memorial Union.
Sep 26th, 2008
Iowa State will host college rodeo teams from 13 schools Oct. 2 and 3 for the 46th annual Cyclone Stampede Rodeo. Performances will be at 7 p.m. at the Iowa State Rodeo Arena, two and one half miles south of the campus on State Avenue.
Sep 22nd, 2008
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Sep 19th, 2008
Sugar beet production for ethanol processing will be discussed at the Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm.
Sep 15th, 2008
Runners and walkers are invited to participate in this year's "Hoofin' It For Alison" Memorial 5K Race on Sept. 19 at Brookside Park in Ames, Iowa. Hosted by the Iowa State Dairy Science Club, the race registration begins at 5 p.m. with the race starting promptly at 6 p.m. Registration costs are $20 per person or $15 per person in a group of 10 or more.
Sep 10th, 2008
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences invites students to attend the Inaugural George Washington Carver Symposium. The activity will be held Oct. 16-17 in Diamond, Mo. This is an opportunity to learn about the history of GWC and to explore the relevance of his research in today's world. Learn how to unleash the power of science in your life.
Sep 1st, 2008
Crop and livestock topics will be discussed at upcoming field days, and the Allee Research and Demonstration Farm near Newell celebrates its 50th anniversary Sept. 16.
Aug 22nd, 2008
Tours of biomass research are scheduled before and after the show Student recruitment team to work at show College seniors are blogging from the show--agricultural studies major Kassie Billerbeck is a Dow AgroSciences intern and agricultural education major Sarah Rammelsberg is blogging for Monsanto College shares ISU Extension's hoop building-exhibits, presentation, location
Aug 5th, 2008
Economic decisions, hazardous materials, crop and livestock concerns, tree damage: ISU Extension has resources to help Iowans address the aftermath.