Graduate students Albulena Basha and Wendiam Sawadgo presented their research at the National Ag Credit and NC - 1177 joint meeting Oct. 8-10, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis. These selected presentations were on the impacts of interest rate hikes and agricultural trade uncertainty on farmland values, and landowners' decisions on conservation practices, respectively.
The Agricultural Business Club held their annual Pre-Career Day Mixer Mon., Oct. 8, in the Sukup End Zone Club. Attending were approximately 190 students and 60 representatives of 40 companies that are sponsors of the club.
David Keiser, assistant professor, had media coverage on Oct. 9 on the publication of his two recent papers on the effects of the CWA on water pollution:
Clean Water Act improves water quality, creates modest changes in housing values
David Keiser, assistant professor, has had two studies published on the environmental impacts and economic efficiency of the Clean Water Act.
While Amy Emmett is out, Kelly Kyle will be here to assist Brent in keeping things running with the graduate program. Kelly will be in Amy’s office on Tuesday and Thursday approximately 1:00 – 3:00, but will be monitoring emails and fielding phone calls from her NREM office M-F.
Don't forget to check out this year's United Way Online Auction.
Friday, Sept. 28 to Monday Oct. 8
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Agricultural Business Club was the subject of a Sept. 26 Iowa State Daily story about their tribute to slain Iowa State golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena at their annual golf outing at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames.
The Metasys server will be upgraded on Tues., Oct. 2 between 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. During this time Metasys will be unavailable, so no alarms will be reporting to DPS. If a Fire alarm occurs in your building, the building supervisor and/or occupants should call 911/DPS. For other critical environment alarms call the FP&M Service Center at 294-5100.
Please be aware that FEMA is planning to broadcast a test “Presidential Alert” message to every cell phone in the country on Weds., Oct. 3, in the early afternoon beginning at 1:18 p.m. CDT.
A new study by researchers at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University reveals the impacts that current trade disruptions are having on Iowa’s economy.
Now that the fall semester is underway, we wanted to remind you that Iowa State University is an Institutional Member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). The NCFDD is an independent faculty development center dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers, and the Institutional Membership provides all grad students, post-docs, and faculty with access to NCFDD’s member resources.
Iowa State’s student-run Ag 450 farm is celebrating its 75 years.
The farm started 75 years ago when William Murray, professor of economics, was convinced that students at Iowa State needed experience managing a farm to prepare them for farming and other agriculture-related careers.