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Castellano selected for Global Soil Partnership

Dr. Mike Castellano, agronomy, has been appointed by USDA and the Department of State to be the U.S. representative to the Global Soil Partnership. The GSP is a globally recognized
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Agronomy hosts National Association of Plant Breeders 2022 Annual Meeting

The Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University, in partnership with the Midwest USDA-ARS, is pleased to host the National Plant Breeders Association’s 2022 Annual Meeting. The Conference will be
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Melinda Zubrod’s internship with Corteva in Denver

Taking on an internship during the summer is a great way to expand your knowledge and experience for the area you are interested in; it’s a plus when you get
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Alumni feature: Erin Smeltzly

Erin Smeltzly turned her agronomy degree into a career with Syngenta, Golden Harvest after graduating in 2021. Her experience as an undergrad was so successful she enrolled in the Iowa
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Attending the American Farm School in Greece

Agronomy students Tess Kern and Rebecca Johnson traveled to Thessaloniki, Greece to attend the American Farm School Spring semester. Founded in 1904 by Dr. John Henry House and wife Susan
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Breeding transforms sorghum’s potential as biofuel of the future

The biofuel of the future may well be sorghum-based, thanks to new inbred lines that are significantly more productive and cold-hardy than sorghum plants of the past. Maria Salas-Fernandez, associate
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