Megan Kemp spent the summer before her senior year in Kamuli district, Uganda, where she was the Agronomy Intern for Iowa State University - Uganda Program. She conducted a small study on the cultural considerations of agricultural recommendations given through the Uganda Program.
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Abby Kennon was able to return to her roots for her summer internship and use her passion for agronomy to serve her community.
For Hannah Corey it doesn’t get much better than spending the summer before her senior year working for Anheuser-Busch making some of the best beer in the world.
As an Anheuser-Busch Agronomist Intern in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Corey is spending the summer working on the company’s barley production team.
Sarah Carlson (MS sustainable ag and crop production and physiology) was recognized as a leader in Iowa agriculture back in March. Sarah is the strategic initiatives director for Practical Farmers and was one of four recipients of the 2018 Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Leader Awards.
Evan's experience in the Department of Agronomy gave him the knowledge and problem solving skills to successfully transition an entire team to a new precision agriculture, data management software.
Angie Begosh got her masters through the MS Agronomy online program and applied that real-life application of scientific knowledge to the process of getting her PhD.
As a student Rachael Cox (BS ’09 and MS ’12) thought outside the box. Today she’s going for what she wants in Guatemala and launching a multi-national business, EarthEmpower. Echoing her time in Agronomy.
We had some visitors on Monday! Over 40 seventh graders from AGWSR (Ackley, Geneva, Wellsburg, Steamboat Rock) visited Agronomy Hall as part of a visit to Iowa State University organized by the North Central hub of IowaSTEM. The students learned about what we do here at agronomy, from wind turbines impact on agriculture to bioenergy to the change in global climate.
Using science to address food insecurity is Catherine Leafstedt’s passion.
Our crops team traveled to the Kansas Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Crops Contest on Friday, March 9 in Manhattan, Kansas. Overall, the team placed second in the four-year division.
2nd place - Joshua DeGroot
4th place - Daniel Feucht
6th place - Andrew Blomme
10th place - Elizabeth Widder