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April 09, 2021

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in an April 7 story in The Washington Post, "Biofuels producers, farmers not sold on switch to electric."

April 08, 2021

To Iowa State faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate assistants: Your help is needed to support Iowa State University’s large-scale vaccination clinic.

April 07, 2021

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, made two presentations this week:

On Tuesday, April 6, at the 2021 Iowa Water Conference organized by Iowa Water Center held virtually: “The Economic Value of Less Harmful Algal Blooms: New Survey Results of Iowa Farmers and General Public” which is a joint work with Jimmy Shr, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics at National Taiwan University.

April 06, 2021

Dr. Lee SchulzThe Livestock Marketing Information Center has awarded Lee Schulz, associate professor, the Superior Service award for his exceptional dedication and service to the livestock industry and the outstanding contributions he has made to the Livestock Marketing Information Center.

April 05, 2021

Yulong Chen, Jinjing Luo, Wendiam SawadgoThe CARD Dissertation Award committee, consisting of CARD faculty affiliates, has decided that the three dissertations submitted this year were equally worthy of the sixth annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy

April 05, 2021

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in an April 3 Iowa Farmer Today story, "Farmers and agents dissect recent rise in farmland values."

April 05, 2021

Madeline SchultzTeam hopes to study and serve the needs of female landowners

Owning nearly half of the farmland in Iowa, women landowners play an influential role in decisions that impact agriculture and natural resources.

April 05, 2021

Jeff Plagge, Roger CarlssonJeff Plagge ('78 ag business) and Roger Carlsson ('78 ag business) were presented the ISU Alumni Association's 2020 Floyd Andre Award and Henry A. Wallace Award, respectively, by CALS Dean Daniel Robison at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 7 p.m.

April 01, 2021

NBER Summer Institute Workshop: Development Economics     July 26-27, 2021
David Atkin, Fred Finan, Andrew Foster, Rema Hanna, Seema  Jayachandran, Mushfiq Mobarak, and Shing-Yi Wang, Co-organizers

The Development Economics program will meet virtually as part of the NBER's Summer Institute on Monday July 26 and Tuesday July 27, 2021. The program will likely be about 4.5 hours each day starting late morning ET.

April 01, 2021

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an  April 1 Newswise story, "Ag experts available as spring planting approaches."

April 01, 2021

Fulbright Virtual Campus Visit
Tuesday, April 13
1 p.m.

Register: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/7f7f246b9bcf4d57af79ccd809fb060d

This live presentation will discuss the Fulbright Scholars Program opportunities and application process. Participants will be able to ask general questions.

April 01, 2021

The inaugural meeting of the NBER Working Group on Race and Stratification will be held next Friday, April 9. The program, which has been arranged by Isaiah Andrews, Rodney Andrews, Renee Bowen, Ebonya Washington, and working group director Trevon Logan, may be found here:
    https://www.nber.org/conferences/working-group-race-and-stratification-spring-2021

April 01, 2021

Cheyenne HarleAg business junior Cheyenne Harle is a recipient of MaxYield Cooperative’s $1000 Ag Scholarship.

March 31, 2021

soil managementThe longest-running conference offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offered May 19 via Zoom.

March 30, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a March 29 Quad-City Times story, "Iowa fourth-quarter GDP shows improvement after pandemic-fueled downturn."

March 30, 2021

Alejandro Plastina, Sergio LenceAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, was interviewed about his and Sergio Lence's recent paper in The Academic Times.

March 29, 2021

Julia CampbellAg business senior Julia Campbell and her running mate Megan Decker, ag and society sophomore, were elected as Student Government president and vice president Thursday, March 25.

March 25, 2021

Dhamu ThamodaranDhamu Thamodaran ('83 PhD ag economics), will present the Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture April 12 at 7 p.m. Thamodaran will be virtual (link TBA) - guests may watch online or in the Sun Room of the ISU Memorial Union.

March 24, 2021

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, and member of USHCA’s Agriculture committee, will be the moderator for the April 1 US-China Ag Education Dialog organized by the US Heartland China Association.

March 22, 2021

Ag Policy Review winter 2021The Winter 2021 CARD Ag Policy Review is now available online.

March 22, 2021

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for a March 21 Sioux City Journal story, "PROGRESS: Farmland values rise in every county in Northwest Iowa."

March 22, 2021

NBER/CRIW Conference on Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth
March 17-18, 2022

Abstract submission deadlline:  May 15, 2021 at https://conference.nber.org/confsubmit/backend/cfp?id=CRIWs22

March 22, 2021

Beatrice MauleAg bus sophomore Beatrice Maule tied for third place in the Undergraduate Research Talks on Tuesday, March 23.

March 22, 2021

From Jonathan Wickert, Senior Vice President and Provost, March 18

On March 11, 2021, the Board of Regents lifted its moratorium on international travel for Iowa State University students, faculty, and staff. I am writing with information related to travel requirements, visiting scholars, and study abroad programs.

Faculty and Staff Travel
International travel for faculty and staff may be permitted, subject to the following requirements:

March 17, 2021

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed for a March 17 Agri Pulse article, "One year later: Pandemic introduces unprecedented supply, demand issues into livestock sector."

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