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Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, MU

Rural Life, Rural Iowa, and the Making of American Character Claude Fischer, Professor of Sociology, University of California Berkeley

Friday, 03 Oct 2014

Apple sale

Channel: Horticulture Department

11:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Horticulture Hall basement

Golden Delicious and Red Delicious apples from the Hort Research Station north of Ames will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Other varieties may be available that day.

Cost: $6 for a 5-lb. bag

Monday, 06 Oct 2014

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino

"Redefining non-target effects of pesticides: Impact of neonicotinoid insecticides on plants, unsusceptible pests, and natural predators," Ada Szcepaniec, South Dakota State University, plant science department.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:10 pm @ 2020 Agronomy

TBA Matt Russell, State Food Policy Project Coordinator, Drake Univeristy Agricultural Law Center & Owner, Coyote Run Farm

Thursday, 09 Oct 2014

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

Evolution of Crop Insurance from Insurance to Social Welfare Program Bruce Babcock, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

Friday, 10 Oct 2014

NREM Graduate Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

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

"Conservation aquaculture as a critical tool for recovery of native fish populations," Ken Cain, University of Idaho, Moscow.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014

Award recognition and reception

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm @ Agronomy Hall Commons

The American Society of Agronomy's 2014 Presidential Award was given to Distinguished Professor Emeritus of agronomy John Pesek in recognition of outstanding influence on agronomy and enduring impact on the future of our science and profession.

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:10 pm @ 2020 Agronomy

Recalling Iowa Values to Guide our Pursuit of Sustainable Agriculture Tony Thompson, Iowa Farmers Union Board Member and Owner, New Family Farm

Friday, 17 Oct 2014

NREM Graduate Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

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

"Math, Meaning, and Monitoring of Wild Bee Populations," Sam Droege, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland.

Cost: free

Setting the Table for a Hotter, Flatter, More Crowded Earth

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

3:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 127 Curtiss Hall

"Setting the Table for a Hotter, Flatter, More Crowded Earth," Sonny Ramaswamy, USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture. A listening session will follow the lecture.

Cost: free

Monday, 20 Oct 2014

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino

"Beyond biotypes: soybean aphid biology and the surprising durability of aphid-resistance in soybean," Adam Varenhorst Ph.D. defense.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:10 pm @ 2020 Agronomy

Sustainability Without Justice is Sustained Injustice": Agroecology and Sustainable Intensification Jahi Chappell, Director of Agroecology and Agricultural Policy, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

Get a global education: Learn about the study abroad programs offered through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Cookies and hot chocolate will be provided.

Cost: free

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

Improving Soybean Productivity: Physiological Lessons from the Past and Preparing for the Future Lisa Ainsworth, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois

Monday, 27 Oct 2014

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino

"Evolutionary responses to climate variation in alpine insects of western North America," Sean Schoville, University of Wisconsin, Madison, entomology department.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:10 pm @ 2020 Agronomy

Perspectives on GMO Foods and Food Ingredients Ruth MacDonald, Professor and Chair, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

Agronomy Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

Estimates of the Contribution of GM Hybrids to Yield Potential and Damage Control: Evidence from Midwestern State Corn Yields Wallace Huffman, Department of Economics, Iowa State University