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June 24, 2019

Dr. Herman QuirmbachHerman Quirmbach, retired associate professor, was quoted in a June 21st story on SouthernMinn.com, "Iowa has increased K-12 funding since recession, but some lawmakers aren’t celebrating."

June 24, 2019

Albulena BashaRecent graduate student, Albulena Basha, has received the prestigious national NACTA graduate student teaching award. Basha graduated in May 2019. Congratulations, Albulena!

June 24, 2019

A study by David Swenson, associate scientist, was cited in a story, "Secretary of Agriculture Visits Pella Meat Markets," posted on KNIA/ KRLS Radio online by Andrew Schneider, on June 22, 2019.

June 20, 2019

Becky JohnsonBecky Johnson, secretary, is retiring from the economics department after more than 46 years of service. Her last day of work will be July 1, 2019.

June 20, 2019

International Conference on Agriculture and Food Security 2019 (AGROFOOD 2019)
Aug. 8 - 9, 2019
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Submission deadline: June 28, 2019

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June 20, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesA study by Dermot Hayes, professor, was cited in several media stories this week:

"Iowa State University economist Dermot Hayes estimates that the trade dispute with China has cost American pig farmers $8 per animal, or $1 billion in total losses."

June 19, 2019

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, had several media contacts this week with:

Michelle Birnbaum, The Weather Channel, on the economic impacts of wet weather and reduced Midwest plantings on rural economies (farm households, the farm supply chain, and consumer prices).

June 17, 2019

Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer, presented "Agricultural Technology and Sustainability – A Hit or A Miss?"  at the Digital Agro Conference, Frísia Cooperative, Ponta Grossa, Brazil, on June 13, 2019.

June 17, 2019

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor & extension economist, presented "Alternative Models used by AgTech Angel Investor Networks in the Midwest USA," at the AgTech Angel Investor Forum in Cairo, Egypt, co-sponsored by VentureWell, Springfield MA, USDA, USAID, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Egyptian Development Fund, June 17, 2019.  

June 17, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a story in FeedNavigator.com about how rain and cold weather have impacted crops in the Midwest.

June 13, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a June 13th Iowa Farmer Today story on the effects of a new pork processing plant in Iowa's Wright County.

June 13, 2019

All faculty and staff will need to complete a minimum of Workday training. This training is online, and you can access them 24/7 on ISU’s Learn@ISU platform. If you are not familiar with Learn@ISU, there are step-by-step instructions that guide you through accessing Workday training.  A attach of pdf copy of the instructions.

June 13, 2019

Dr. Alex Zhylyevskyy, Dr. Brent Kreider, Dr. Helen JensenResearch done by Alex Zhylyevskyy, associate professor, Brent Kreider, professor, and Helen Jensen, emeritus professor, published in the Southern Economic Journal, provides evidence that the SNAP and WIC programs are in fact complementary, not redundant.

June 13, 2019

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, co-authored an article with an economic analysis of cover crops that has been published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Agricultural Systems:

June 13, 2019

Dr. Gabriel LadeGabriel Lade, assistant professor, was interviewed on the NPR program Morning Edition on June 11, 2019.

June 13, 2019

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, appeared on the June 8th television program Market Journal, speaking on the impact of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) news on the cattle and pork markets.

June 13, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, appeared on the television program Farmweek on June 6, speaking on the effects of tariffs on Mexico.

June 06, 2019

Faculty:

Scifund Challenge and the LTER Network Short Video Class

Are you interested in creating videos to connect the public with your research? If so, you're in luck. SciFund Challenge and the Long Term Ecological Research Network are co-running a video training class for scientists. You are invited!

June 06, 2019

Faculty and students:

The econometrics workshop will be conducting a summer reading group on causal inference starting Friday June 7th, from 1:00-3:00 in Heady 360. All are welcome to participate. The reading group will meet weekly through the remainder of the summer and cover many contemporary methods for policy and program evaluation. Pizza and soda will be provided.

June 05, 2019

Dr. John Lawrence, Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Dr. Wendong ZhangJohn Lawrence, vice president for extension and outreach, Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, and Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, wrote articles in the 2nd Quarter issue of Choices magazine. The issue theme is The Future of Farm Management Extension.

June 05, 2019

Please note these new phone number changes, effective immediately:

Karen Kovarik - 4-6258

Becky Olson - 4-1183

 

June 04, 2019

Zack LeistZack Leist, ag bus junior from Clarion, Iowa, has been appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds to the Iowa Board of Regents, pending confirmation by the Iowa Senate next winter. He began his service June 3 at the board meeting in Ames.

June 03, 2019

2019 Community Bank Case Study video The 2019 Community Bank Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, is an annual competition that is open to undergraduate students in all fields of study as an opportunity to gain valuable first-hand

June 03, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a May 31 Pork story, "Will Trump’s Latest Tariff Tactics Threaten USMCA Passage?"

June 03, 2019

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a May 23 National Public Radio story, "In This Town, You Apply For A Job And You Get It." He discussed how low unemployment affects the employment environment in Ames and other cities in the Midwest.

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