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Agricultural Meteorology

The Agricultural Meteorology major integrates knowledge from a variety of scientific disciplines in order to determine how cropping systems are affected by weather and climate, and how cropping systems themselves affect weather and climate.

Learning Goals

Summarize

Summarize scholarly work in an area of study, as demonstrated by a literature review in a creative component, thesis or dissertation.

Construct

Construct hypotheses and/or objectives that advance disciplinary knowledge, as demonstrated by hypotheses and/or objectives proposed in a creative component, thesis or dissertation.

Conduct

Conduct quantitative research, as demonstrated by work described in creative component, thesis or dissertation.

Interpret

 Interpret research results and integrate them into existing disciplinary knowledge, as demonstrated by analyses and conclusions in a creative component, thesis or dissertation.

Communicate

Clearly and accurately communicate research findings orally, visually (through the use of images and/or figures) and in writing, as demonstrated by oral presentations and by the creative component, thesis or dissertation.

Agricultural Meteorology Experts

Associate Professor
Pioneer Hi-Bred Agronomy Professor
Archontoulis, Sotirios
Office:
1216 Agron
Phone:
(515) 294 7413
Email:
sarchont@iastate.edu
Gallus, William
Office:
3025 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-2270
Email:
wgallus@iastate.edu
Gutowski, William
Office:
3021 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-5632
Email:
gutowski@iastate.edu
Affiliate Professor
Hatfield, Jerry
Office:
108a Natl Lab AG Env 1015 N University Blvd
Phone:
(515) 294-5723
Email:
hatfield@iastate.edu
Professor
Director of Graduate Education
Agronomy Advisory Council Member
Department of Agronomy Faculty Senator
Hornbuckle, Brian
Office:
3007 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-9868
Email:
bkh@iastate.edu
Associate Professor
Fernando_E_Miguez
Office:
1206 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-5980
Email:
femiguez@iastate.edu
Affiliate Professor
Director of the USDA Midwest Climate Hub and Ag Climatologist
Todey, Dennis
Associate Professor
Vanloocke, Andy
Office:
3015 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-8398
Email:
andyvanl@iastate.edu
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Williams, Ian

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Agricultural Meteorology

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