National Farmers Union (NFU) presented its highest honor, the Meritorious Service Award, to Dr. Neil Harl.
Holly Cook, agricultural business senior, was nominated for the Student Employee of the Year Award.
Romania's president Klaus Iohannis appointed acting finance minister Florin Citu ('01 PhD econ), a member of the National Liberal Party (PNL), as prime minister-designate to form a new government, after consultations with the parliamentary parties on Wednesday, February 26 according to the Feb. 27 Romania-Insider.com.
Reed Burres ('17 ag bus) of Humboldt is the recipient of Iowa Soybean Association’s (ISA) New Leader Award presented by Corteva.
Starting Feb. 29, 2020, you will no longer be able to make purchases at hotels, restaurants, and other eating or food establishments using your p-card account. Any purchases attempted with a hotel, restaurant or other eating or food establishment with your p-card will be declined. Purchase of food for non-hospitality purposes (e.g., research) will continue to be allowed at general merchandise suppliers such as Hy-Vee, Walmart and Target.
The Winter 2020 CARD Agricultural Policy Review is now available.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, gave a presentation on crop market outlook and the farm bill at the Ag symposium at Luana Savings Bank in Luana, Iowa, Feb. 21.
Jian Li, assistant professor, has a forthcoming paper, "Information order in monotone decision problems under uncertainty," in the Journal of Economic Theory.
The Executive Board of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) recently approved a proposal for an endowed travel fund in honor of Economics Department Associate Professor Georgeanne Artz, who passed away April 25, 2019.
FBL Financial Group Inc. has announced the appointment of Daniel Koster (93 MS econ), as vice president, marketing and agency services.
Undergraduate student Jacob Schrader (at right in photo) is campaigning for Student Government Vice President.
Following a nationwide search, the Landus Cooperative board of directors introduced Matt Carstens ('96 ag business) as Chief Executive Officer for the farmer-owned cooperative.
A recent research article by first-year Ph.D. student Anand Shankar (co-authored with Rekha Misra) was quoted in a Feb. 13 Live Mint article, "The dangers of India’s rising tariff walls." Live Mint is a major Indian business newspaper.
Students are encouraged to activate the cybersecurity feature known as multifactor authentication (MFA) for their ISU login.
There will be a scheduled building electrical service interruption on the Tuesday of Spring Break for:
Heady and East Hall
Tuesday, March 17
from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, was quoted in several media outlets recently:
Interested faculty and administrators: Discover how you can make an impact abroad
Fulbright Scholar Program Workshop
Thursday, April 9, 2020
3226 Memorial Union
Space is limited; please RSVP by April 1
Gary Lyn, assistant professor, presented his paper "Grounded by Gravity: A Well-Behaved Model with Industry-Level Economies of Scale" at an invited session on Globalization and Productivity at the Southern Economic Association Conference on November 25, 2019.
Grad student Jun Yeong Lee and his wife, Sunhyung Cho, welcomed their first child into the world Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7:09 am.
Ebby Luvaga, associate teaching professor, has assumed the role of coordinator for the International Agriculture Secondary Major for all CALS majors.
We are pleased to welcome Karen Kovarik to the staff of the department's main office Monday, Feb. 17th. Karen moves to the administrative assistant position from her role as procurement specialist with the ISD, and as systems support specialist and assistant to the director of CARD prior to that.
Open Education Mini-Grant
Proposal deadline: April 15, 2020
A grant opportunity is available for all employees with teaching responsibilities at Iowa State University. The Miller Open Education Mini-Grant Program is an initiative co-sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost (SVPP), the University Library, and the Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (CELT).