The farm loss projections of Lee Schulz, assistant professor, were cited in an April 3, 2018 story "Iowa's Hog Farmers are Facing Losses Thanks to Trump's Trade War" in Bloomberg.
Joydeep Bhattacharya, professor, was quoted in an April 4th story "Linking interest rates to MCLR may hurt borrowers more than benefit them" in The Economic Times.
Celeste Swanson, ag bus senior, was recently selected as Senior Class President. She will be in charge of the Senior Class Council, which is part of the Student Alumni Leadership Council (SALC).
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was selected as the recipient of the 2018 ANR Programming Innovation Award for developing a collaborative partnership with the Iowa Farm Business Association and using their farm-level data to evaluate the financial situation of Iowa farms, publish several extension articles (including an article in Choices Magazine and FMR 1892), and serve as the basis for most of his extension presentations. He received the award April 3, 2018.
The Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University is requesting proposals from faculty and staff at Iowa State University, University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa to address nitrogen and phosphorus nutrient losses to surface waters. A producer or USDA personnel may partner with the Regent university faculty or staff on a project, but the project PI must be a faculty or staff member at one of the Regent universities.
Submission deadline: April 30, 2018
The Rise of the Mega-firm: Causes and Consequences for Labor and Product Markets
Submission deadline: May 9, 2018
We invite graduate students and young professionals to submit research abstracts to Camp Resources, to be held August 12-14, 2018, at the Blockade Runner Resort, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.
Submission deadline: Friday, May 4, 2018.
"As China's gasoline-vehicle fleet has grown, gasoline and ethanol demand has risen sharply, and the government has announced a target to utilize a 10 percent ethanol blend by 2020," said Hart.
Jeff Rowe ('95 ag business), president, global seeds, North America and China, for Syngenta, spoke to a small audience at the Princeton (IL) Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Appreciation Breakfast in March, 2018.
Instructors will want to download the grade center, grade history and course files from their courses prior to June 1 when access to Blackboard ends. These files are considered part of university records retention, according to the Records Retention website.
Gordon Cain Endowed Chair in Agriculture
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Application deadline: May 31, 2018
David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Jason Margolis, The World (Public Radio International), about research on the practice and prevalence of state educations systems training workers for specific employers (like John Deere or Caterpillar in the Midwest and Mercedes Benz in Alabama).
Ten students from the Department of Economics were inducted into the Cardinal Key Honor Society at the induction ceremony held Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center. Of the inductees, seven were ag business majors, two economics, and one business economics.
Dermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in two March 23, 2018 news stories:
The Course Hero-Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching
supports rising stars in the academy who demonstrate excellence as educators.
One-year fellowships of $40,000
Eligible candidates will have successfully completed their institution's initial review at the midpoint of a tenure-track appointment. Eligible fields: arts and sciences, business.
Application deadlne: April 30
We are accepting proposals for the FY19 Regents Innovation Fund that is part of the Proof-of-Concept Initiative here at ISU.
Proposal deadline: April 30
Making its return back...ISU Innovation PRIZE
March 30-31, 2018
ISU Research Park, Core Facility
Calling all Iowa State faculty & staff!
The ISU Innovation PRIZE is an incentive competition at Iowa State University where developers, designers, marketers, problem-solvers, researchers, creatives and startup enthusiasts share ideas, form teams, and solve one of the three bold challenges! Are you ready to solve a Bold Challenge?
RFF is one of the leading research institutes on environmental and energy economics.
Peter Orazem, university professor, and Younjun Kim ('15 PhD economics), assistant professor, Southern Connecticut State University, wrote a March 22nd blogpost "You've got internet! - connecting rural areas" for the Oxford University Press's OUPblog.
John Lawrence, interim vice president of ISU extension and outreach, has been appointed vice president of Iowa State University’s extension and outreach programs after a nationwide search.