The first of a series of articles on cover crop economics has been published today on Cambridge Core in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems as an open access article (https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742170518000194):
From: Ruth MacDonald
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences encourages PIs to engage grant consultants who are under contract with ISU to assist in preparing large and complex grant applications. PIs can request CALS funding to support a grant consultant using the attached form.
Lee Schulz, assistant professor, has been awarded the 2018 ISU Award for Early Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice.
Congratulations to Amy Brandau, academic adviser, who has won the 2018 ISU Award for Academic Advising Impact!
Philip Gassman, CARD associate scientist, is the 2018 recipient of the Regents Award for Staff Excellence.
Harvey Lapan, University Professor, was joined by friends and colleagues to celebrate his 46 years of distinguished service to the Department of Economics at a retirement reception held April 24th.
Minghao Li, research associate, Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, associate professor, published the article "What Have We Learned from China’s Past Trade Retaliation Strategies?" in Choices.
Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation Endowed Chair of Agricultural Policy
Baton Rouge, LA
Application deadline: June 15, 2018
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will recognize Izak Christensen, one of six spring 2018 graduates with senior awards at the college's convocation event on May 4, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am in Hilton Coliseum. Awards are presented by the CALS Student Council.
Lee Schulz, assistant professor, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program, Less than 10 Years Award by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).
David Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media interviews:
Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, about the effects of the trade tariffs on the ag economy and on the broader Iowa economy.
John Crespi, professor, and Lee Schulz, assistant professor, were interviewed as experts for a U.S. Government Accountability Office Report to Congressional Requesters, "U.S.D.A. Additional Data Analysis Could Enhance Monitoring of U.S. Cattle Market" April 2018.
Elizabeth Hoffman, professor, received the IOWAWHE (Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education) 2018 Distinguished Higher Education Leadership Award April 20 at their conference "Finding Your 'Wonder Woman' Within" at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, had his and coauthor Brandon Dupont's article "The Economic Origins of the Postwar Southern Elite" published in the journal Explorations in Economic History 68 (2018) 119-131. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014498317300311
A new decision-making tool that can help crop and livestock farmers assess the economics of cover crops on their farm is available for free on Iowa State University’s Ag Decision Maker website.
The Iowa Division of Banking (IDOB) and Superintendent Ron Hansen hosted the annual Day With the Superintendent this week at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines.
Once again, Iowa State has won the Best Delegation award at the Midwest Model European Union competition, this year held April 5-7 at at the Indiana University Memorial Union in Bloomington. Iowa State teams have previously won Best Delegation awards in 2015 and 2016.