John Lawrence, CALS associate dean, was quoted in an article for the April 20 issue of the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman. Lawrence has put together an ad hoc task force of lenders, mediators, attorneys and others to begin preparing to help farmers weather tougher times.
Neil Harl, emeritus professor, was quoted in an article in Iowa Farmer Today, saying he has concerns about intellectual property and anti-trust issues.
Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship
Application deadline: May 1, 2016
President Steven Leath has named Catherine Kling to the President’s Chair in Environmental Economics for her exemplary performance and contributions to natural resources and environmental economics. Kling was honored April 15 at a medallion ceremony during the ISU Foundation Governors luncheon.
Each spring, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.
The AMMO club recently elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year.
The Iowa State student chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association was awarded the following at the 2016 National Agri-Marketing conference in Kansas City last week:
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on Iowa Public Television’s “Iowa Press” program discussing various economic issues.
"Spatial Heterogeneity, Accessibility, and Zoning: An Empirical Investigation of Leapfrog Development" was just accepted by Journal of Economic Geography and it is now in press and online at http://joeg.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/04/04/jeg.lbw007.abstract
Ivan Rudik, assistant professor, was interviewed for an article by ISU News Service about assessing the costs of climate change.
Three ag business students, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, and Joni Erwin, were inducted into Cardinal Key on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Dr. Ebby Luvaga, a member of Cardinal Key, currently serves as one of honorary advisers.
USDA Post-doc position
Associated with a funded grant involving the USDA Climate Hubs
More information: email@example.com
Applications deadline: Apr. 14, 2016
School of Science
Application deadline: Apr. 18, 2016
Undergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.