Professor and Director of Graduate Education for Sustainable Agriculture Mary Wiedenhoeft has been named a Morrill Professor.
Iowa State Daily featured Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle's new book, "Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Foods", in the article below.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences posted a news article regarding the Organic No Till grant, and Iowa State’s involvement.
Adam Calder wrote a blog post on behalf of Wheatsfield Cooperative, check it out here. https://www.wheatsfield.coop/sustainable-agriculture-colloquium/
Dr. Rameshwar Kanwar and Dr. Matt Helmers were both recognized for their work in multistate drainage research, to improve water quality in the Midwest. Read more here..
Iowa State University’s student-managed farm will celebrate 75 years of educational experience this weekend. Full story published by Ames Tribune.
Matt Helmers, a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Sustainable Agriculture faculty member, has been named the new director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, effective September 1st, 2018. Full article published to College of Agriculture and Li
"Local food is the rage and many people are making a connection between foods they consume and where the food is grown. On Tuesday, Sept.
Great exhibit in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, inspired by Aldo Leopold and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Various staff and students were involved in the creation of this incredible exhibit!
Dr. Christopher Jones' lecture on Iowa Stream Nitrate and Dead Zone Resuscitation
We are excited to announce a a NEW sustainable agriculture coffee hour for all faculty, staff, students, and community guests.
"With this new version, we're offering students a more holistic learning environment, and teachers a lot more options to tailor PEWI to meet their specific instructional goals," said Lisa Schulte-Moore, professor of natural resource ecology and management who leads the team that developed PEWI.
This year marks a 10-year anniversary of the STRIPS (Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips) project. Iowa State University with the help from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and several other partners started the STRIPS project in 2007 at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge.
As of November 1, GPSA is excited to announce our new program coordinator, Lynette Edsall. She comes with a rich resume of service to ISU and graduate education. Below is how Lynette describes herself: “I am an Iowa girl, born and raised in Cherokee. I took a detour to Minneapolis for a few years after high school but returned home after a serious car accident to pursue my education.
Agricultural systems have a major role to play in feeding the world while protecting the planet, and Valentin Picasso looks to new crops and new techniques that can further this monumental task.