AMES, Iowa – Javelis Marín Castro, a student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, has been selected to receive the George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award.
AMES, Iowa — Measuring antibody response to a commonly used vaccination against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, or PRRSV, could better predict swine reproductive success than common genetic selection strategies, according to
AMES, Iowa – For the first time, Iowa State University will serve as the home of the official National Thanksgiving Turkey following next week’s National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation at the White House.
Students in Entomology 358X: Bee Biology, Management, and Beekeeping have had the opportunity to take part in various hands-on beekeeping activities this fall thanks to modifications made to the course.
A gift from Jane and Richard Carter has allowed the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies (AGEDS) to bring Iowa agricultural educators into Iowa State classrooms through the new Teacher in Residence Program. Jacob Hunter ('11 ag and life sciences education), ag educator and FFA advisor at North Scott Community Schools in Eldridge, Iowa visited campus in October as the first teacher in residence.
The Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences celebrates CALS Week to recognize students and their accomplishments every fall. This year’s event was held Sept. 28 – Oct. 4 and showcased how students could celebrate the week following extra precautions to ensure a safe environment during a pandemic.
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University’s Seed Science Center (SSC) has been awarded two back-to-back grants to strengthen the capacities of national seed and biosafety authorities in the Philippines and Africa.
The new director for Iowa State University’s Biology and Genetics Undergraduate Programs, Donald “Don” Sakaguchi, Morrill Professor of genetics, development and cell biology, is a widely respected scientist in neurobiology whose lab studies transplantable cells for their potential to replace and repair degenerating nervous system cells and help patients with neurological diseases and brain injuries.