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Patrick & James Schnable

Ag professor father and son duo develop proso millet as crop for the future

Patrick Schnable (left) and James Schnable, founders of Dryland Genetics, in field of proso millet. Photos courtesy of Dryland Genetics. September 19, 2023 Ames, IA — The Food and Agriculture
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Aidan Bobholz

Syngenta Internship Provides Student with Valuable Experiences

September 12, 2023 – Aidan Bobholz, a junior from Randolph, WI, majoring in agronomy and seed science had the opportunity to work for Syngenta in Slater, IA, over the summer
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Dr. Danny Singh

Singh appointed to Sprague Professorship by Iowa State’s Department of Agronomy

August 29, 2023 AMES, Iowa – Professor and plant breeder Asheesh K. (Danny) Singh has been named to the George Sprague Professorship in Agronomy by the Department of Agronomy in
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Dr. Walter Suza

Suza named George Washington Carver Endowed Chair

August 22, 2023 – Walter Suza wants to do what George Washington Carver did — feed the hungry. And Suza, adjunct associate professor in Iowa State University’s Department of Agronomy
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Agronomy Learning Community group photo

Setting incoming agronomy students up for success, one trip at a time

The 2022 Agronomy New Student Learning Community traveled to the southeast part of the state prior to the start of the fall 2022 semester. Each year, incoming freshmen agronomy students
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Yu to lead Iowa State’s Baker Center for Plant Breeding

August 14, 2023 – Jianming Yu will become the fourth director of the Raymond F. Baker Center for Plant Breeding at Iowa State University, effective Aug. 16. He will replace
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