Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018
Dr. Hatfield received his Ph.D. from Iowa State University in the area of Agricultural Climatology and Statistics a M.S. in Agronomy from the University of Kentucky, and B.S. from Kansas State University in Agronomy. He served on the faculty of the University of California-Davis and then joined USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Lubbock, Texas. In 1989 he was named director of what is now the Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment.
Tom Vilsack is returning to Iowa State University this fall to discuss recent developments in U.S. trade relations and foreign policy and their effect on U.S. agricultural markets and practices.
Thursday, 06 Sep 2018
The sustainability of our food system depends on ensuring that everyone has a seat at the table. Recognizing this, agriculture and food businesses, organizations, and educational institutions are increasing their diversity and inclusion efforts -- from the classroom to the field to the fork.
Friday, 07 Sep 2018
Computing on biological data in plants: From genome to phenome (and beyond) by Carolyn Lawrence-Dill
In my research group, we use data science approaches to solve plant biology and crop improvement problems by investigating the structure and function of plant genomes as well as the interrelationships among genomes, environments, and phenotypes.
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
Speaker: Jonathan McWilliams Seminar title: Profitability and conservation on a small scale Creative Component type: Data analysis Major Professor: Rick Cruse
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018
Food and AgriCultural Transformation for Agroecosystem Health - Dr. Casey Hoy, the Ohio State University
Faculty Director InFACT - the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management Professor of Entomology Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center - The Ohio State University
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018
"Genetic and Brassinosteroid Control Underlying Leaf Angle Variation Across the Canopy in Sorghum" by Maria "Betsa" Mantialla Perez (Salas-Fernandez)
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018
Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium: Water Management - A key to enhancing agricultural sustainability
by Drs. Mike Castellano and Sotirios Archontoulis
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018
Investigation of the optimum plot size for accurate yield evaluations in agriculture by Dr. Marcus Jones
Field trials investigating yield benefits of agronomic inputs utilize randomization, replication, and blocking as fundamentals of statistical design. Plot size is an overlooked design fundamental that could influence the outcome of trials, as fields possess a number of characteristics that tend to be nonhomogeneous and unpredictable.
Friday, 21 Sep 2018
By Matthew Dzievit, graduate student
Saturday, 22 Sep 2018
Our distance education master's in Agronomy program is celebrating 20 years of student success
Thursday, 27 Sep 2018
Dr. Lamkey offers his annual State of the Department address. Reception in the courtyard afterward: burgers and hot dogs, drinks. Bring a side dish or dessert to share.