The Department of Agronomy awards scholarships and recognition to graduate students each semester. Congratulations to the following Fall semester recipients:
Vernon C. Miller scholarship - Eric Britt Moore
Supporting graduate students in the area of conservation agriculture. Conservation may include but is not limited to environmental improvement, conservation tillage, cropping systems and nutrient management.
Ruppert and Judith Hunziker scholarship - Cole Dutter
Awarded to students pursuing graduate degrees in soil chemistry, soil science, or soil biology at Iowa State University.
Robert A. Sloan Graduate award in Sustainable Agriculture - Avery Bennett
This is awarded to a graduate student studying sustainable agriculture or agronomy with conventional agriculture practices for productive sustainable land use as a particular interest.
Research Excellence Award - Ramawatar Yadav
The award is to recognize graduate students for outstanding research accomplishments as documented in resulting theses and dissertations. The Research Excellence Program is administered by the Graduate College with additional support from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate. Students must be graduating in the semester in which they are nominated.
Teaching Excellence Award - Gina Nichols
The award recognizes and encourage outstanding achievement by graduate students in teaching. The program is administered by the Graduate College with additional support from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.