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Future Veterinarian Gains Experience

July 8th, 2016
Sara VanAusdal is from Troy, Missouri and is currently studying at William Woods University. VanAusdal is working with Sue Lamont, an animal science professor, researching disease response and antibody production in chickens. This...

Confident of Future in Agriculture

July 8th, 2016
Tiffany Harper is from Brooklyn, New York and currently attends North Carolina A&T State University. Harper is working with Brian Hornbuckle, agronomy professor, researching soil moisture content in cornfields. Harper hopes to...

Agronomy Researcher Now, Veterinarian in Future

July 8th, 2016
MaryAnne Rabb is from Columbia, South Carolina and is currently attending Tuskegee University. Rabb is working with Madan Bhattacharyya, and agronomy professor, and  Sekhar Kambakam, an assistant agronomy scientist, researching...

Intern Exposed to Agricultural Communications

July 8th, 2016
Arneisha Smallwood is from Edenton, North Carolina and recently graduated from North Carolina A&T State University. Smallwood is working with Kathleen Hunt, an agricultural education and studies assistant professor,...

Studying Benefits of Organic Farming

July 8th, 2016
Jade Harrison is from Kansas City, Missouri and will soon graduate from the University of Central Missouri. Harrison is working with Georgeanne Artz, an agricultural economics assistant professor, researching the profitability of...

Intern Broadens Horizons

July 8th, 2016
Noel Facey is from Greensboro, North Carolina and recently graduated from North Carolina A&T State University. Facey is working with James Reecy, an animal science and biotechnology professor, researching gene tissue...

Aspiring Agriculture Business Owner

July 8th, 2016
Terry Vines is from Roanoke, Alabama and currently attends Tuskegee University. Vines is working with Angela Shaw, a food science and human nutrition assistant professor, researching the use of outdoor education facilities. Vines...

Future Plant Pathologist Follows Passion

July 8th, 2016
Hannah Talton is from Greensboro, North Carolina and currently attends North Carolina A&T State University. Talton is working with Stephen Howell, a genetics, development and cell biology professor, researching stress in maize...

Working to Eliminate Hunger

July 8th, 2016
Jasmine Roberts is from Montgomery, Alabama and currently attends Tuskegee University. Roberts is working with Angela Shaw, a food science and human nutrition assistant professor, researching agricultural cooperatives and local...

Agronomy Now, Pediatrics in Future

July 8th, 2016
Jordan Carswell-Bell is from Atlanta, Georgia and currently attends Alabama A&M University. Carswell-Bell is working with Madan Bhattacharyya, an agronomy professor, and Sivakumar Swaminathan, an assistant scientist, both in...

Future Entomologist Reconfirms Passion

July 8th, 2016
Lauryn Dughi is from Huntsville, Alabama and recently graduated from Alabama A&M University. Dughi is working with Joel Coats, an entomology professor, researching fly and mosquito essential oil repellants and toxicants. Dughi...

Aspiring Exotic Animal Veterinarian

July 8th, 2016
Kirstie McTear is from Las Vegas, Nevada and is currently studying at Tuskegee University. McTear is working with Susan Lamont, an animal science professor, studying antibody production in chickens. McTear hopes pursue a career in...

Inspired to Become a Soil Scientist

July 8th, 2016
Larencia Williams is from Mobile, Alabama and currently attends Tuskegee University. Williams is working with Brian Hornbuckle, an agronomy associate professor in the agronomy department studying soil moisture content in the Corn...

Aspiring Plant Pathologist

July 7th, 2016
Daimer Castro Vega is from Dorado, Puerto Rico and currently attends the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. Castro Vega is working with Jean Batzer and Yuba Kaudel, assistant scientists in plant pathology and microbiology,...

Genetics Now, Pediatric Cardiologist in Future

July 7th, 2016
Karen Ortiz is from Alamosa, Colorado and attends the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Ortiz is currently working with Michelle Graham, agronomy assistant professor, and Jamie O‘Rourke, a plant pathology and microbiology...

Pursuing Sustainable Agriculture Ph.D.

July 7th, 2016
Joaneette González Rovira is from Manati, Puerto Rico and recently graduated from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez in June. González Rovira conlcluded working with John-Pa Chaisson-Cardenas, Lynn Campbell, program...

Aspiring Human Biologist

July 7th, 2016
Estrella Gutierrez is from Las Vegas, New Mexico and attends New Mexico Highlands University. Guitierrez is currently working with Michelle Graham, assistant professor in agronomy, and Jamie O’Rourke, plant pathology and...

Superintendent Named for Iowa State University Research Farms in Southwest Iowa

July 7th, 2016
Dallas Maxwell portrait
AMES, Iowa — The research farms Iowa State University operates in southwest Iowa have a new leader. Dallas Maxwell has been named superintendent of the...

Agricultural Educator Named Chair of Iowa State University Department

June 23rd, 2016
Mike Retallick portrait
AMES, Iowa — Mike Retallick, a professor in the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies at Iowa State University, has been named its department chair. Retallick’s appointment is effective July...

Iowa State University Joins 12 Public and Private Universities Calling for Increased Federal Investment in Agricultural Research in Response to Modern Challenges

June 13th, 2016
AMES, Iowa —Iowa State University is one of 13 prominent research institutions in the United States that joined the SoAR Foundation today in calling for a surge in federal support of food and agricultural science. Retaking the Field, the report...

CALS student promotes beekeeping and honey

June 9th, 2016
Kim Kester has been busy promoting beekeeping and honey since being named the 2016 American Honey Queen. The Iowa State graduate student has been traveling the country talking to groups about the...

Iowa State’s Maynard Hogberg Selected for Prestigious Livestock Industry Honor

June 6th, 2016
Hogberg portrait
AMES, Iowa — One of the American livestock industry’s highest honors will be awarded to an Iowa State University emeritus professor and former animal science department chair. The 2016 Saddle and Sirloin...

Iowa State University Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative Helps Launch New Initiative to Foster Entrepreneurs at ISU Research Park

May 25th, 2016
AMES, Iowa – A new initiative at the Iowa State University Research Park will identify and fund innovative agricultural startups. The accelerator program, called the Ag Startup Engine, is part of a broader...

Gov. Branstad Tours INRC Projects, Emphasizes Partnership for Conservation Success

May 5th, 2016
Signing photo
AMES, Iowa — Last week, Gov. Terry Branstad visited Iowa Nutrient Research Center (INRC) field sites at the Iowa State University Ag Engineering/Agronomy Research and Demonstration Farm to...

Awards Bestowed by Iowa State University Agricultural Honor Society

May 3rd, 2016
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, known as Gamma Sigma Delta, presented awards April 21 to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and...

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