Events Archive

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 10:00am

Impact of a foliar applied silicate product on the observed and measured stalk strength of inbred Maize; Speaker: Mikkal Hodge; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Mark Westgate

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00am

"UHF Band Attenuation Through a Corn Canopy with Crop Growth" by Richard Cirone, Agricultural Meteorology MS candidate. Major professor - Brian Hornbuckle

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:00pm

"Delineation of NDVI-based Soil Management Zones: From Applications of UAS Technology" by Daniel Brummel, Soil Science (Soil Morphology and Genesis specialization) MS candidate. Major professor - Andrew Manu

MS Agronomy Defense

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:00am

Corn (Zea mays L.) yield response to tillage radish (Raphanus sativus L.) when planted with annual and winter hardy cover crops; Speaker: Emily Evans; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Mary Wiedenhoeft

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 9:00am

"The Effects of Road Surface Concrete Grinding Residue (CGR) on Selected Soil Properties and Plant Growth" by Chenyi Luo, Soil Science PhD candidate. Major professor - Robert Horton

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:00pm

"Phenotypic and molecular characterization of root system architecture traits in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]" by Kevin Falk, Plant Breeding PhD candidate. Major professor - Asheesh Singh

MS Agronomy Defense

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:30pm

Title TBA; Speaker: Matthew Wetterling; Creative Component type: Research Major Professor: Allen Knapp

MS Agronomy Defense

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:30am

The influence of plant growth regulators on flowering, pod set, seed size, and seed yield in soybean; Speaker: Matthew Wetterling; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Allen Knapp

MS Distance Plant Breeding Defense

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 8:30am

Harvest Timing Effect on the Germination Rate of Cultivated Northern Wild Rice (Zizania palustris) by Jacques Duquette

MS Agronomy Defense

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 1:30pm

A comparison of March and April soybean planting dates in south-central Illinois; Speaker: Nicholas Marley; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Mark Licht

Distance Plant Breeding Seminar

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:00am

Identification of Genetic Sources and Pollen Sterility Thresholds of Arkansas Male Sterile Rice Lines by Dustin North

MS Agronomy Defense

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:00pm

Cereal rye impact on soybean yield on a Ziegenfuss series soil in southeast Michigan; Speaker: David Gust; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Mark Licht

MS Agronomy Defense

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:00am

Collaborative development of agricultural curriculum with Betty Memorial Institute, a rural high school in Liberia; Speaker: Corey Hartbecke; Creative Component type: Educational; Major Professor: Mark Westgate

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 1:00pm

Effects of coal derived humic substances on soil quality and plant growth; Speaker: Mike Salman; Creative Component type: Research Major Professor: David Laird

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 1:00am

Waging war against seedling diseases of corn caused by Pythium species; Speaker: Rebecca Vittetoe; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Alison Robertson

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 9:00am

Light intensity influences leaf fusing in maize seedlings; Speaker: John Tunink; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Christopher Currey, HORT

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:00am

Biology and control of Amaranthus palmeri in Glycine max; Speaker: Tyler Vreugdenhil; Creative Component type: Instructional Module; Major Professor: Allan Ciha

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 2:00pm

Web Soil Survey lesson plans and instructor guide: Developing learning tools for undergraduate soil science classes; Speaker: Nicholas Saumweber; Creative Component type: Instructional module; Major Professor: Rick Cruse

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:00am

Almonds production in the California Central Valley; Speaker:Brandi Payne; Creative Component type: Instructional Module; Major Professor: Allan Ciha

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 8:00am

"Phenomic-Assisted Breeding Methodologies to Bridge the 'Omics Gap" by Kyle Parmley, Plant Breeding PhD candidate. Major professor - Asheesh Singh

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:15am

"Cultivating young minds through agricultural research" Speaker: Derek Ver Helst, Creative Component Type: Research, Major Professor: Mary Wiedenhoeft

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:10am

"Available phosphorus in high pH soils influenced by Titan XC (Bacillus licheniformis) treatment" Speaker: Nicholas Troy, Creative Component Type: Research, Major Professor: Andrew Lenssen

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 9:00am

"Assessment of spontaneous haploid genome doubling and inducibility in maize (Zea mays L.)" by Benjamin Trampe (Lubberstedt)

Department Winterfest Social

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

Faculty, staff and graduate students come together to celebrate the upcoming holiday season and the end of the year.

Cookie Social

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:00am

Faculty, staff and students are invited to grab a cookie decorated by the Freshman 110 class and socialize

Agronomy Graduate Student Club Potluck

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 5:00pm

Potluck celebration for the end of the semester. Agronomy graduate students, faculty, staff and significant others are welcome to attend.

Research Poster Session

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:10pm

In lieu of a seminar, research posters from the American Society of Agronomy and the Crop Science Society of America conference will be displayed.

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00am

"Effects of plant growth regulators on soybeans at R2-R3" Speaker: Geoffrey Klumpp, Creative Component type: Research, Major Professor: Andrew Lenssen

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:30am

"Evaluation of cover crop mixtures for weed management and soil fertility improvement in organic agriculture" Speaker: Christos Vasilikiotis (Greece) Creative Component type: Research Major Professor: Kathleen Delate

Rethinking Intensive Agriculture from an Ecosystem Perspective

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 4:00pm

by Dr. Evan H. DeLucia. In society's quest to feed an ever-increasing human population, more and more land under native vegetation is converted to intensive row-crop agriculture. Land conversion and changes in management practices affect the exchange of greenhouse gases and energy with the atmosphere. Prudent land management practices can meet society's growing demand for food, fiber, and fuel.

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 1:00pm

"The effects of manure application on phosphorus loss" Speaker: Jenna Falor, Creative Component type: Major Professor: Daniel Andersen

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:00am

"The evolution of soybean weed management in the United States" Speaker: Aaron Rowe, Creative Component type: Literature Review, Major Professor: Allan Ciha

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm

"Effects of fungicide spray program on inbred seed corn yield and seed quality" Speaker: Eric Pierce, Creative Component type: Research, Major Professor: Alison Robertson

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 1:00pm

"Effect of population density changes and ear style on kernel size and yield in grain corn" Speaker: Doug Becher, Creative Component type: Research, Major Professor: Susana Goggi

Understanding Today's Landscape of Iowa Farmland by Corby Fichter of Farm Credit Services

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:00pm

As a leader and a lender who is employed by one of the largest agricultural lenders in Iowa, Farm Credit Services of America, Corby Fichter, would like to share many facts and facets of our Iowa farmland landscape. He will talk about the factors that drive investors and owner/operators to purchase land. He will talk about land ownership trends and how agricultural cycles help determine land values and return on investment.

The William H. Pierre Lecture in Soil Science

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 4:00pm

Soil carbon sequestration for climate change mitigation: What can we expect by Dr. William Schlesinger, president emeritus Carey Institute of Ecosystem Studies and National Academy of Sciences member.

Audit a Course Deadline

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Last day to elect to audit a course for spring. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Fee payment deadline: Spring 2018

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am

Fee payment deadline for spring. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Textbook return deadline

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 12:00am

Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store.

Registration deadline

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:00am

Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.

Registration Deadline: Spring 2018

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Last day to initiate registration for spring through AccessPlus without a late registration fee. Registration must be completed by 11 p.m.

Grade Processing

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 2:15pm

Final grades due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus.

Graduate College Deadline

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Graduate College: Last day to have your POSC approved for Spring 2018 graduation.