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Thursday, 04 Sep 2014

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

Sustainable Intensification in the Corn Belt: Continuous Living Cover, Geodesign, and Anticipatory Governance Nick Jordan, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota

Friday, 05 Sep 2014

NREM Graduate Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"The role of environmental contamination in CWD transmission and spread," Tracy Nichols, Colorado National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins.

Cost: free

Monday, 08 Sep 2014

PhD Defense Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

12:15 pm @ Seed Science Center, Room 106

PhD Defense Seminar Fumonisin B1 toxicity in swine: A comparative analysis of genetically engineered Bt corn and non-Bt corn by using quantitative dietary exposure assessment modeling and ecotoxicological investigations on earthworms Presenter: James Delgado, PhD graduate student, Toxicology

Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

7:00 pm @ Great Hall MU

Labor in Agriculture: The Argentine Experience and the New Inquiries about the US Cornbelt Juan Manuel Villulla, Senior Wildlife Biologist, National Parks Service

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Fundraiser: Melon Mania

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Central campus

Student clubs and faculty members are joining forces to create Melon Mania, a fundraiser for schools in the Kamuli District of Uganda.The event features numerous melon activities (i.e., melon bowling, melon plinko, melon sculptures, etc). Surplus melons grown by Iowa State will be for sale. Money raised from the sale of the melons will help support students in the Kamuli District. Melon Mania is open to the public.

Cost: Free to attend; melons are 1 for $2; 3 for $5

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

Sustainability Trade-offs in Iowa Crop Systems: Is Diversity Always Good? Mike Castellano, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

Errington Lecture: NREM Graduate Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"Twenty Years of Yellowstone Wolves: Reintroduction to Recovery," Doug Smith, National Park Service, Montana.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:10 pm @ 2020 Agronomy

TBA Justin Huck, Iowa Youth Outreach Program Manager, League of Conservation Voters

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

State of the Department Kendall Lamkey, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University

Friday, 19 Sep 2014

MS Defense Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

10:00 am @ 3022 Agronomy Hall

MS Defense Seminar Efficacy of native allelic variation vs. a transgene to influence quantitative traits in maize Presenter: Julian Linares, MS in plant breeding distance student

NREM Graduate Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"Urban Ecosystems: Residential Yards and Homeowner Decisions -- Social Drivers of Plant Biodiversity and Nutrient Fluxes," Kristen Nelson, University of Minnesota, St. Paul.

Cost: free

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014

Retirement reception: Lee Kilmer

Channel: Animal Science Department

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

Professor of animal science Lee Kilmer is retiring.

Cost: free

Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino

"Modification of the Bt toxin Cry4Aa for improved toxin processing in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum," Michael Rausch MSc defense.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

9:30 am @ 3022 Agronomy Hall

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar The Impact of Row Width and Plant Population Density on Soybean Yield, Seed Mass and Seed Size Variability Presenter: Josh Sevier

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:10 pm @ 2020 Agronomy

Climate Change and Soils: The Role of Community and Gender Cornelia Flora, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Iowa State University

Thursday, 25 Sep 2014

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

Ames High School Students Exploring the Complexities of Sustainability through Project-based Learning Mike Todd, Environmental Sciences Teacher, Ames High School

Friday, 26 Sep 2014

NREM Graduate Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"Long-term effects of overabundance of white-tailed deer on forest communities and interactions with invasive plants," Mike Jenkins, Purdue University, West Lafayette.

Cost: free

Monday, 29 Sep 2014

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ NSRIC 1131

Long-term Cropping Systems Research at UC-Davis: Coordinating Multidisciplinary Research Kate Scow, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino

"Surviving Antarctica: An Insect Perspective," David Denlinger, NAS, Ohio State University, evolution, ecology and organismal biology department.

Cost: free