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Monday, 05 Feb 2018

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino Hall

"Evolution of spiders on oceanic islands: The venture of few and gain of many," Rosemary Gillespie, University of California, Berkeley.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 07 Feb 2018

SEMINAR: "Current prospects for a natural rubber industry in the U.S."

Channel: Agronomy Department

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Von Mark Cruz - Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

SEMINAR: "Yield Trends and Shifts in U.S. Corn Belt"

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2020 Agronomy Hall

Eric Hunt

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018

Retirement reception

Channel: Research and Demonstration Farms

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

A reception will honor several research farm staff members who are retiring: Steve Goben, Kevin Maher and Nick Piekema from the McNay Research Farm, Chariton; and Dale Niedermann from the Ag Engineering/Agronomy Research Farm, Boone. A program will begin at 2:15 p.m.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018

SEMINAR: "Saline-Sodic Soils: Spatial Variability and Reclamation"

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2020 Agronomy Hall

Girma Birru

Friday, 16 Feb 2018

Retirement reception: Mike Owen

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

University Professor of agronomy Mike Owen is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino Hall

"Phytochemical synergists: the potential of plant oils to enhance diverse insecticides," Edmund Norris, Iowa State, Ph.D. defense.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

SEMINAR: "The effects of road surface concrete grinding residue (CGR) on selected soil and vegetation properties"

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2020 Agronomy Hall

Chenyi Luo

SEMINAR:"DNA free genome editing of crop plants for global food security"

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Ravi Banakar - ISU Wang Lab

Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm @ 210 Bessey

"Floral traits mediating pathogen dynamics in pollinators," Lynn Adler, University of Massachusetts.

Cost: free

Monday, 26 Feb 2018

Workshop: Big Data for (Sm)all Farmers

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

8:00 am - 6:45 pm @ Scheman Building

The workshop is to inform farmers with small and medium sized operations about current and future big data research, resources and technologies, and to learn from these farmers about the resources and technologies that would be most useful to them.

Cost: $25-$50

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ E164 Lagomarcino Hall

"Milkweed patch size effects on monarch butterfly oviposition within Iowa prairies and roadsides," Teresa Blader, Iowa State, M.S. defense.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018

Workshop: Big Data for (Sm)all Farmers

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

8:00 am - 11:00 pm @ Scheman Building

The workshop is to inform farmers with small and medium sized operations about current and future big data research, resources and technologies, and to learn from these farmers about the resources and technologies that would be most useful to them.

Cost: $25-$50

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018

SEMINAR: "What matters most in for surface carbon mapping?"

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2020 Agronomy Hall

Daniel Linton