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Thursday, 07 Sep 2017

SEMINAR: Sustainable intensification of crop production using perennial cover to enhance ecosystem services

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Kenneth Moore, Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.

Cost: Free

Friday, 08 Sep 2017

NREM Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ E0164 Lagomarcino Hall

"From Kenya to Montana: an overview of cattle-wildlife coexistence in East Africa, and an update on a successful first summer at NREM's new Rod and Connie French Conservation Camp," Jennifer Schieltz, lecturer, French Conservation Camp director, ISU.

Cost: free

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

SEMINAR: Transposons as sources of genetic and epigenetic variation in crop genomes

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Nathan M. Springer, McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor University of Minnesota.

Cost: Free

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

The Nuts and Bolts of Contemporary North American Corn Germplasm

Channel: Agronomy Department

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 3022 Agronomy Hall

At Illinois, Mark's research focuses on the genetic diversity of field and vegetable crops, and genomics where he initiated the collaboration resulting in the release of the second assembled and annotated maize genome, that of the Iodent corn line PH207.

Cost: Free

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

50th anniversary celebration: Horticulture Research Station

Channel: Horticulture Department

12:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 55519 170th St., 6 miles north of Ames

Events include farm tours, apple demonstrations, games for children and an anniversary program (3-3:45 p.m.).

Cost: free

Monday, 18 Sep 2017

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"BugGuide.net in an age of artificial intelligence," John VanDyk, ISU entomology.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017

STEMpathy: Valued qualities of STEM professionals in the modern age

Channel: Agronomy Department

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ 1306 Elings Hall

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Cost: Free

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Farewell Reception for Peter Lundeen

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

A celebration of Peter's time at Iowa State as an agricultural specialist with the soybean breeding team and previously with the Plant Pathology Department.

Cost: Free

SEMINAR: State of Department

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Kendall Lamkey, Chair of the Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University.

Cost: Free

Friday, 22 Sep 2017

Soil Erosion and Conservation in Northeast China

Channel: Agronomy Department

1:00 am - 2:00 am @ 3022 Agronomy Hall

Contour tillage, earth bank and level bench terraces were used to slow overland surface water flow and increase water infiltration time. No-till, basin-till and zonal-till are also applied to control soil erosion. Using these measure, have had a positive soil conservation effect in Northeast China. This may provide valuable information to support soil erosion control for other similar Mollisol regions.

Cost: Free

Business pitch competition

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Central campus

Watch 16 participants deliver 90-second business pitches to three judges, in hopes of winning a $900 prize. Part of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week.

Cost: free

Ag Entrepreneurship info fair

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Curtiss Hall rotunda

Learn about Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative programs, including the entrepreneurial studies minor, travel opportunities, the student incubator and the National Agri-Marketing Association. Part of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week.

Cost: free

NREM Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ E0164 Lagomarcino Hall

"Wood-Rich Rivers: A Scarce Resource," Ellen Wohl, geosciences, Colorado State University.

Cost: free

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017

Entrepreneur roundtable

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

"Welcome to the PIT (People Impacting Tomorrow): Entrepreneur Roundtable." Have dinner and conversations with key entrepreneurs, influencers and business builders. Registration is required.

Cost: free

Lecture: Frontiers of Ag Opportunity

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Are We Ready? The Frontiers of Ag Opportunity," Jay Lehr, science director at the Heartland Institute think tank.

Cost: free

Monday, 25 Sep 2017

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"10 years of STRIPing at ISU leads to the delivery of multiple ecosystem services," Matt O'Neal, ISU entomology, and Lisa Schulte-Moore, ISU natural resource ecology and management.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017

Retirement reception: Dan Morrical

Channel: Animal Science Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Kildee Hall atrium

Dan Morrical, professor of animal science, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Cost: free

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

Book sale

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Curtiss rotunda and Molecular Biology atrium

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books and CDs are $1 each or $5 for six. DVDs are $2.

SEMINAR: Assessing the value of in-season application for sustainable Midwestern corn production

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Carrie Laboski from the University of Wisconsin, Madison location.

Cost: Free

Friday, 29 Sep 2017

Book sale

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

8:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Curtiss rotunda

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books, CDs and DVDs are available; free will donations are appreciated.

Errington Lecture

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ E0164 Lagomarcino Hall

"Vaquita conservation," Barbara Taylor, NOAA Marine Mammal Genetics Program, Southwest Fisheries Science Center.

Cost: free