Students. Faculty. Staff. Collaborators.
We are over 300 people strong but you would never know it.
Your first hands-on experience will happen before classes even start. The incoming freshman class tours a farm, business or natural area to learn what agronomy is all about. More importantly it gives new students a chance to meet other students they’ll see in class on Monday. For more information contact Heidi Ackerman.
Go global! Agriculture has. You are encouraged and supported to study abroad to expand your perspective through the University-wide program and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences study abroad program.
The Agronomy Club fosters leadership and teamwork for undergratuates as well as providing an opportunity to interact with faculty. The club hosts an “Experience Agronomy” event, teaching middle schoolers about the science behind the industry.
Soil and Water Conservation Club
An official chapter of the national organization, the Iowa State Soil and Water Conservation Club provides students with leadership and communication experience through school presentations and the production of their annual publication that goes to Iowa high school science and vocational agriculture teachers.
ISU Good Earth Student Farm
Since the organization’s conception in the fall of 1996, students have managed all aspects of the two acre farm. Throughout the years the Student Organic Farm has used many different models, but it is currently set up as a working CSA (Community Supported Agriculture).