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Apr 5th, 2012
National Agriculture Day was held March 8 and celebrated by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on campus March 28.
Apr 2nd, 2012
Warmer weather revved up demand for lawn mower tune-ups this spring. View a music video of the annual Ag System Technology club lawn mower service days in March.
Mar 28th, 2012
eCarly@CALS: Learn about Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award winner Sam Bird and his experiences at Iowa State University.
Mar 26th, 2012
Harold Crawford, alumnus and retired professor in agricultural education and studies, was recently profiled in Wallaces Farmer about his experiences in World War II.
Mar 20th, 2012
Soils Week will explore the science, utilization, history and variety of one of Iowa's most valuable resources with three days of events March 28 to 30.
Mar 15th, 2012
This week University Museums's ArtWalk featured the Horticulture Hall atrium and the new Sticks murals. If you missed the ArtWalk, view this video.
Mar 12th, 2012
Nick Howell, Horticulture Research Station superintendent, conducts Earth-Kind® trials to help identify the most consistently beautiful, low-care, pest-tolerant roses for this region.
Mar 7th, 2012
eCarly@CALS: Learn about Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award winner Amy Peyton and her experiences at Iowa State University.
Mar 6th, 2012
View a video featuring Jacek Koziel, an associate professor in agricultural and biosystems engineering, describing the tools he uses to analyze the chemistry of odors.
Mar 2nd, 2012
Seedstock.com spotlights the College's sustainable programs including the Leopold Center and the BioCentury Research Farm.
Feb 24th, 2012
eCarly@CALS: Learn about Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award winner Scott Henry and his experiences at Iowa State University.
Feb 24th, 2012
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences held its spring awards ceremony on Feb. 16 recognizing faculty and staff. View some of the award recipients in this slide show.
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.