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June 08, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, has had several recent interviews:

June 08, 2020

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor, presented (May 26) and moderated (June 2) workshop sessions for a series co-developed with the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives.

June 04, 2020

Tiffany PoenTiffany Poen, a junior in agricultural business and international agriculture and recipient of the Dwight and Marilyn Conover Leadership Scholarship, was supposed to be in Olathe, Kansas, this summer for a marketing internship at John Deere, where she was excited to experience a new city and make new friends.

June 04, 2020

From Kristi Darr, University Human Resources:

June 01, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in a May 29 Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network story, "Agricultural producers may now apply for coronavirus-related funding."

June 01, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a May 30 Bloomberg story, "Opaque World of American Meat Trading Leaves Farmers Squeezed."

June 01, 2020

The end of the fiscal year is once again quickly approaching, and with it our first year-end close in Workday. To ensure compliance with state and federal reporting requirements and timely preparation of financial statements, please complete any outstanding actions remaining in your Workday inbox prior to noon on Thursday, June 25.

The following might be some examples:

June 01, 2020

Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites around 25 scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue their own research. The 2021-2022 theme will be “Political Mobilizations and Social Movements.”

Applications must be submitted through the Institute's online application system, which opens in June and can be found on our application page.

May 28, 2020

Euken-Myers awardEach year, the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association chooses an outstanding cattle operation to nominate for the regional award. The 2020 Iowa Environmental Stewardship Program Award Winners are the Cass County Euken-Myers family, including Michelle (Euken) Myers (’09 ag business) and Steve Myers (’10 ag business).

May 28, 2020

While they aren't being invited to experience a beautiful campus this June, thousands of incoming Cyclones will take a step closer when they begin their student orientation next week online. The new student programs staff, led by director Sarah Merrill, has organized several hours worth of orientation modules students can complete at their own speed. New students will receive an email June 1 inviting them to begin their transition to Iowa State.

May 28, 2020

Iowa State University  announced a phased approach to increase operations this summer in preparation for fall.

May 28, 2020

More than 7,000 Iowa State University students applied for assistance from the Office of Financial Aid due to hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 28, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in a May 27 Wallaces Farmer story, "How to buy farmland amid uncertainty."

May 28, 2020

A May 2020 policy brief by CARD, "China’s Agricultural Imports under the Phase One Deal: Is Success Possible?" was cited in a May 27 Successful Farming story, "China buys more; will it be enough for Phase One?"

May 26, 2020

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed for a May 22 Daily Iowan story, "Farm income was up going into planting season, but not as high as president says."

May 26, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a May 22 Gazette story, "Eastern Iowa meat lockers see record sales due to processing plants' coronavirus shutdowns."

May 22, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, authored a new new report, "Farm Income in Iowa" outlining trends, characteristics, and dynamics of farm income in Iowa.

May 21, 2020

Paul Olson Paul Olson, son of former CARD graphic designer Becky Olson and her husband Ray, moved from this life to life eternal May 9, 2020 at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines after medical complications. Due to federal and state guidelines for COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

May 21, 2020

Dr. Gary Lyn Gary Lyn, assistant professor, had his paper, "Climate Contagion: Temperature and Growth in Spatial General Equilibrium" with coauthors Ariel Ortiz-Bobea (Cornell) and Ivan Rudik (Cornell), presented virtually at the Global Open Series in Environmental Economics May 20..

May 19, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a May 19 Mother Jones story, "When Meat Plants Close Down, Farmers Have to Kill Thousands of Piglets."

May 19, 2020

Dr. John WintersA report released May 19 by John Winters, associate professor, was cited in a Forbes online story, "New Report: The Size Of The College Earnings Premium Depends On Where You Live."

May 18, 2020

Raj Chandra, Jiwon Lee, Haoran Li, and Liyuan MaThe graduate student Prescott Scholarship recipients for 2019-2020 are Raj Chandra, Jiwon Lee, Haoran Li, and Liyuan Ma.

May 18, 2020

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed for a May 15 Meat+Poultry story, "Meat prices expected to rise as supply continues to decrease."

May 18, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Michael Crumb, Des Moines Business Record, for a May 15 story, "Coping with Covid-19: Uncertainty surrounds economic recovery from coronavirus pandemic."

May 18, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on a May 14 High Plains Public Radio program, "Outlook For Corn And Soybeans Isn’t Great, But It Could Have Been Worse."

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