2013 News & Featured Stories Archive

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Canadian Scientist to Join Iowa State as Monsanto Chair in Soybean Breeding

March 15th, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- A Canadian agronomist will soon begin work as the new Monsanto Chair in Soybean Breeding at Iowa State University. Asheesh "Danny" Singh, a research scientist and wheat breeder at the Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research...

Jim Tobin to Present Hertz Lecture at Iowa State University March 28

March 13th, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- Jim Tobin, vice president of industry affairs at Monsanto Company, will present the 2013 Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture March 28 at Iowa State University. Tobin, an Iowa State alum, will present...

Renowned Geneticist to Speak at Iowa State University

March 12th, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- Trudy Mackay, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the William Neal Reynolds and Distinguished University Professor of Genetics and Entomology at North Carolina State University, will be the featured speaker March 27 at...

Proposed Bioplastics Center at Iowa State University Receives NSF Planning Grant

February 21st, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- The Biopolymers and Biocomposites Research Team (BBRT) at Iowa State University has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) planning grant to develop a center at that will focus on bioplastics and biocomposites. The grant is...

Iowa Hall of Pride Features ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

February 20th, 2013
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A new agricultural exhibit in the Iowa Hall of Pride features Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Iowa State portion of an exhibit about agriculture in Iowa includes video interviews with...

New Iowa State University Weather Stations To Monitor Soil Moisture

February 11th, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- Farmers will be able to check soil moisture levels around the state when Iowa State University's Department of Agronomy upgrades weather stations at several research and demonstration...

ISU Professor Named Stanford University Leopold Leadership Fellow

February 1st, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University professor Lisa Schulte Moore has received a fellowship from the 2013 Leopold Leadership Program at Stanford University's Woods Institute for the Environment. Schulte Moore is an associate professor in the...

College Honors Council for Agricultural Science and Technology CEO

January 31st, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- The CEO of the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) has been honored by the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. John Bonner, who is retiring today...

Agronomist joins Iowa State University's Corn-breeding Program

January 31st, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- An agronomy professor recently joined Iowa State University to specialize in corn breeding. Jianming Yu, a former associate professor at Kansas State University, joined Iowa State's Department of Agronomy Jan. 1. DuPont Pioneer...

New Assistant Dean for Diversity Named at College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

January 31st, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- An agricultural educator from Tennessee has been named the new assistant dean for diversity at Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Theressa Cooper, director of Academic Success Programs and Outreach...

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alums Honored

January 23rd, 2013
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented awards at the annual Alumni Association Honors and Awards Ceremony in October. Dennis Casey received the Floyd Andre Award Floyd Andre Award. The award...

More Than 100 Organizations Set to Recruit at ISU's Ag Career Day

January 23rd, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- More than 100 organizations will be on the Iowa State University campus Feb. 6 to recruit at the spring job fair of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Ag Career Day is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the...

ISU Beginning Farmers Network Conference Scheduled for Feb. 2

January 22nd, 2013
AMES, Iowa -- The Iowa State University Beginning Farmers Network will hold its 2013 Beginning Farmers Conference Feb. 2 at the Scheman Building. "The Beginning Farmers Network...

ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Present Awards to Faculty and Staff

January 18th, 2013
AMES, Iowa - The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University presented annual awards to faculty and staff at its spring semester convocation on Feb. 17. Award winners include: Steven Lonergan, animal science professor, received...

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