Partial government shutdown affects CARD

Dr. John CrespiJohn Crespi, professor and interim director of the Center for Rural and Agricultural Development (CARD) was quoted in a Dec. 27th story in the Gazette.

"Iowa State University’s federally supported Center for Agricultural and Rural Development remains in pursuit of its mission to conduct “innovative public policy and economic research on agricultural, environmental, and food issues,” according to interim Director John Crespi. “For us, this is the time of year when we start getting news about the grants we have submitted, so we won’t hear about what is happening with those until after the shutdown ends,” he said.