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Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018

Can agronomists close the yield gap - by Jerry Hatfield

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ TBD

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.

Trade relations and U.S. Agriculture by Tom Vilsack

Channel: Agronomy Department

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Great Hall - Memorial Union

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.

Cost: Free

Thursday, 06 Sep 2018

Diversity and inclusion in agriculture and the food system

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm @ 13 Curtiss Hall

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.

Cost: Free

Friday, 07 Sep 2018

NREM Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

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

"Instream wood, channel complexity, and their impact on stream ecology in forested headwater streams under alternative states," Bridget Livers Gonzalez, ISU postdoctoral research associate.

Cost: free

Computing on biological data in plants: From genome to phenome (and beyond) by Carolyn Lawrence-Dill

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 1414 Molecular Bio

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.

Cost: Free

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Channel: Agronomy Department

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ 3022 Agronomy Hall or Zoom ID 493782393

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

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

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

Cost: Free

Friday, 14 Sep 2018

NREM Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

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

"Research and extension adventures of a tropical forest silviculturist and her personal statistician," Patricia Negreros, Universidad Veracruzana, and Carl Mize, ISU forestry (retired).

Cost: free

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018

PhD Defense: Maria "Betsa" Mantialla Perez

Channel: Agronomy Department

8:00 am - 9:00 am @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

"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

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 13 Curtiss Hall

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

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

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

Rgronomists: Parallelizing processes in R - What it means and how to do it

Channel: Agronomy Department

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ G217 Agronomy Hall

By Matthew Dzievit, graduate student

NREM Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

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

Mike Eichholz, avian ecologist, Southern Illinois University.

Cost: free

Saturday, 22 Sep 2018

Masters in Agronomy 20th Anniversary Celebration

Channel: Agronomy Department

12:00 am - 3:00 am @ Jack Trice

Our distance education master's in Agronomy program is celebrating 20 years of student success

Open house: Ag450 Farm 75th Anniversary

Channel: Research and Demonstration Farms

8:00 am - 10:30 am @ Ag450 Farm, 52097 260th St., Ames

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the student-run, self-sustaining Ag450 farm. Students, faculty and staff will lead tours of the facilities and answer questions. Refreshments will be served.

Cost: free

Thursday, 27 Sep 2018

State of the Department - Dr. Kendall Lamkey, department chair and professor

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

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.

Friday, 28 Sep 2018

NREM Seminar

Channel: Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department

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

Laura McCann, agricultural and applied economics, University of Missouri.

Cost: free