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.
Chad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in several media outlets regarding the USDA putting money into developing new markets:
Landus Cooperative, in collaboration with Iowa State University’s (ISU) Department of Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, recently awarded fifteen $1,000 scholarships to freshman majoring in agricultural business.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, just published two articles:
Applications for Spring, 2019 Dean's High Impact Awards for Undergraduate Research will be accepted until Oct. 18, 2018.
Faculty are encouraged to work with their undergraduate researchers and apply for this award ($1,200.00 for 100 hours of work from the student). The following link may be used:
David Swenson, associate scientist, gave several recent interviews with media:
Amy Mayer, Iowa Public Radio, about farm labor in Iowa and the potential of growth in farm labor helping to stabilize declining communities.
Fourth year grad student Wendiam Sawadgo, made a selected presentation, discussant test session, at the AAEA Meetings in Washington, D.C. Aug. 5-7, 2018:
Fangge Liu, job market candidate, presented two papers at the AAEA Meetings in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2018:
"Modeling the Property Price Impact of Lake Restoration: Evidence from Iowa"
Fangge Liu, Iowa State University; Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University; Catherine L. Kling, Iowa State University