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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.
Aug 5th, 2008
Parts of Iowa are reporting increasing numbers of aphids. ISU Extension has two new aphid resources available. Check ICM News for the latest on aphids and other crop issues. Read about aphid reports on the CropWatch Blog.
Jul 16th, 2008
See the latest in gardening featuring heirloom and modern tomato varieties, 40 types of herbs, small watermelons and flowers at research farms around the state.
Jul 2nd, 2008
Viewthe latest research video. Rick Hall, forestry professor in the natural resource ecology and management department, is currently researching the selection of genetically improved cottonwoods, aspens and other tree species for use in the biofuels and new products industries.
Jul 1st, 2008
Members of Congress and their staff were presented information on current bioeconomy issues June 26 in Washington, D.C.
Jun 14th, 2008
ISU Extension's Disaster Recovery website has resources for people dealing with flooding. Economists prepare report on economic impact of 2008 floods in Iowa. Integrated Crop Management News offers advice to crop producers coping with wet weather. Center for Ag Law and Taxation: Iowa storm, tornado victims elegible for disaster relief.
Jun 5th, 2008
View the latest research video about Hank Harris studying infectious diseases with shrimp.
Jun 3rd, 2008
Roger McEowen, director of the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, sorts out the new Farm Bill's tax provisions.
May 30th, 2008
The schedule begins at the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua and includes eight demonstration garden field days in July and August. The Allee farm will celebrate its 50th anniversary Sept. 16.
Dec 31st, 2007
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences celebrates 150 points of pride.
Dec 31st, 2007
See what the College is doing to research plant-based fuel and other products. Biorenewables Town Meeting Biorenewable Resources ISU Biorenewables Website Bioeconomy Institute ISUE's Bioeconomy Webpage Livestock and Poultry in the Bioeconomy