Featured Stories

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.
Oct 26th, 2011
View video of the Harold and Rachel Crawford Agricultural Teacher Education Complex held Oct. 21.
Oct 26th, 2011
Kemin Industries of Des Moines has been running radio ads featuring the College during ISU Cyclone football games this fall, which the company began in 2010.
Oct 25th, 2011
She went from decoding DNA to patent attorney and feels at ease advising clients as both a scientist and entrepreneur.
Oct 25th, 2011
Gebel was one of the first students to receive the Hixson Scholarship Opportunity Award. Today he's mentoring and encouraging other students.
Oct 5th, 2011
Interest in Ag Career Day reflects demand for graduates. Mike Gaul, the director of career services, talks about why it attracts so much interest.
Sep 28th, 2011
A multi-state team led by Ken Moore, professor in the Department of Agronomy, recently won a $25 million grant that will develop a plan for using marginal farmlands to grow perennial grasses as a biofuel source.
Sep 22nd, 2011
Bruce Babcock will focus on the bioeconomy as Iowa State's next Cargill Endowed Chair in Energy Economics and director of the university's Biobased Industry Center.
Sep 14th, 2011
A study by Iowa State University researcher Wallace Huffman shows that when consumers are presented with produce enhanced with consumer traits through intragenic means, they will pay more than for plain produce.
Sep 8th, 2011
Fall registrations in the College's online learning courses and programs climbs to 914, up from 801 last fall semester.