Iowa State Horticulture Station Hosts Specialty Field Days

September 13th, 2004

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will announce a grant to Iowa State University at a news conference beginning at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14.

The grant will help improve rural economic conditions through cooperative and producer-owned business development. Peter Thomas, administrator of Business and Cooperative Programs with USDA Rural Development will award the grant. Catherine Woteki, dean of the Iowa State College of Agriculture, will participate in the news conference.

The news conference will be in the Campanile Room at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State campus. The Memorial Union is located at the corner of Lincoln Way and Morrill Road. Detailed maps of campus are available on the Web at: http://www.fpm.iastate.edu/maps/

Contacts: 

Ed Adcock, Communications Service, (515) 294-2314