November 27th, 2018
ISU Agronomy Auditorium Named in Honor of Webster County Couple
AMES, Iowa — The Agronomy Hall auditorium at Iowa State University has been named in honor of a Webster County couple who farmed near Duncombe for many years.
The W. Kiley and Marie Powers Auditorium is located in the southwest corner of...
October 26th, 2018
Iowa State Meat Science Program Celebrates Century of Influence
Iowa State University’s Department of Animal Science celebrates 100 years of meat science in November when current and retired faculty, alumni and students will gather to recognize one of the country’s first land-grant meat science programs.
September 19th, 2018
Iowa State University Students Host Sixth Annual Bacon Expo Oct. 6
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University students will host the sixth annual Bacon Expo on Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center.
The event offers participants a chance to sample creative culinary treats...
September 5th, 2018
Iowa State Professors Receive Kolmer Applied Research Award
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented applied research awards to two professors on Sept. 4.
Matt Darr, an agricultural and biosystems engineering professor, and John Sawyer, an agronomy...
September 5th, 2018
Iowa State University Student Farm Celebrates 75 Years Sept. 21-22
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University’s student-managed farm is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Known as the Ag 450 Farm, the farm is operated by students enrolled in the course “Agricultural Farm Management and Operations 450”. The farm is the...
July 13th, 2018
Meat Science Program Offers Online Graduate Certificate
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa State University meat science program is offering a new online graduate certificate program.
“Our meat science program is one of the top programs in the world, and for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge and...
May 31st, 2018
ISU Dairy Farm Open House June 8
AMES, Iowa — To celebrate dairy month the Iowa State University Dairy Farm will host its 10th annual open house on June 8, from 6 - 11 a.m.
The event is open to the public. Tours will be given every 30 minutes beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending...
May 24th, 2018
Iowa State Team Wins Worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge
AMES, Iowa – For three Iowa State University graduate students, winning the worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge was more than an honor – it meant they could help reduce food waste in their homeland.
The Iowa State team received $5,000 on May...
March 12th, 2018
Iowa Sets Goal for Monarch Conservation
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium has set a goal of acres devoted to monarch butterfly habitat in the state by 2038.
“The consortium has worked collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan to...
February 13th, 2018
Harrison County Project to Combat Weeds Resistant to Herbicides
AMES, Iowa — Harrison County is home to a new project focused on combating weed resistance as part of a statewide pest resistance management program led by Iowa State University.
A team of local farmers, landowners, agronomists, crop advisers,...