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5/5/2017
R agronomists
Presented by:  Fernando Miguez

4/18/2017
Hyperspectral disease signatures for detection of charcoal rot in soybean.
Presented by:  Sarah Jones

4/18/2017
Biparental Mapping of Spontaneous Haploid Genome Doubling in Temperate Germplasm.
Presented by:  Benjamin Trampe

4/11/2017
Reinventing potato as a diploid inbred line-based crop.
Presented by:  Shelley Jansky

4/4/2017
Comparing genes, gene regulation, and phenotype across maize, sorghum, and foxtail millet.
Presented by:  James Schnable

3/28/2017
Design and analysis of multi-environment trials in plant breeding and variety testing.
Presented by:  Hans-Peter Piepho - University of Hohenheim

3/23/2017
“Connecting cover crops, soil health, and water quality in Indiana.”
Presented by:  Dr. Eileen Kladivko

3/21/2017
Sunflower root GWAS using 2D imaging
Presented by:  Ze Fang

1/24/2017
Wheat Breeding and Genomics & the Forever Green Initiative at the University of Minnesota.
Presented by:  Jim Anderson

12/7/2016
Root Functional Phenomics: Using High-Throughput Phenotyping to Understand Soil Resource Acquisition
Presented by:  Larry York

12/1/2016
Spatiotemporal variability of soil greenhouse gas emissions in Australian agroecosystems: Should we really be scaling from the chamber to the field.
Presented by:  Marshall McDaniel

11/17/2016
Plant Lighting with LEDs
Presented by:  Stefanie Linzer

11/3/2016
Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Maize: Myths and Reality.
Presented by:  Kanwarpal Dhugga

10/20/2016
Digital Soil Mapping for Iowa
Presented by:  Bradley Miller

10/13/2016
Strategies to Improve Forage and Pasture-Based Production Systems.
Presented by:  Carlos Castillo

10/6/2016
Increasing Awareness of Disease Effects on Grain Quality and Yield.
Presented by:  Alison Robertson

9/29/2016
11th State of the Department
Presented by:  Kendall Lamkey

9/8/2016
A career in the Small End of the Private Sector
Presented by:  Thomas Hoegemeyer

6/23/2016
Managing cropping systems to improve soil health
Presented by:  Alwyn Williams

6/16/2016
Determining The Right Corn Row Spacing And Seeding Rate For Iowa
Presented by:  Mark Licht

4/26/2016
Where is hybrid soybean? Progresses and challenges
Presented by:  Zhanyou Xu

4/26/2016
Are theoretical models of adaptation and dispersal relevant to plant breeding?
Presented by:  Haley Trumpy

4/19/2016
A comparison between GBS and SNP Chip in characterizing GEM-DH lines
Presented by:  Darlene Sanchez

4/19/2016
Exploring flowering time gene interactions
Presented by:  Danielle Dykema

4/5/2016
Genotyping, mapping, and prediction strategies for a truly complex trait: biomass yield in sorghum
Presented by:  Dr. Patrick Brown

3/22/2016
John Cameron – Optimization of trait introgression revisited Colton McNinch – Genetic mapping of Roothairless mutants in Maize
Presented by:  John Cameron and Colten McNich

3/9/2016
Maize Breeding in Burkina Faso: current status, challenges and future perspectives
Presented by:  Dr. Abdalla Dao

3/8/2016
Parmley: QTL mapping for oil and protein seed composition from a diverse origin Fagundez: Self-fertility in allogamous grasses: fine mapping a self-fertility gene in perennial ryegrass
Presented by:  Kyle Parmley and Javier Do Canto Fagundez

2/9/2016
Paths to Feeding the World Through Plant Breeding
Presented by:  Walter Suza

1/19/2016
“Drone, Cessna and Satellite Imagery for Crop Health Assessment, and Phenological Characterization - Turning Pictures into Information”
Presented by:  Kevin Price, AgPixel, LLC

12/10/2015
Trends in Precision Agriculture and Data Management
Presented by:  Matthew Darr Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

12/3/2015
"Making Sense of Climate Projections by Using +1C Warming for Guidance"
Presented by:  Chris Anderson

11/5/2015
Grand Challenges in Environmental Sustainability: The Soil, Water, Climate, and Food Nexus
Presented by:  Donald Sparks Uiversity of Delaware. Plant & Soil Science

10/22/2015
Biochar properties and impact on soil CO2 and N2O emissions
Presented by:  Rivka Fidel

10/22/2015
The Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Biofuel Sustainability
Presented by:  Anthy Alexiades, Air Resources Engineer, California Air Resources Board

10/15/2015
Hamburgers in Paradise: Food and Agriculture in the 21st century
Presented by:  Louise Fresco, President, Wageningen University, Netherlands; World Food Prize 2015 distinguished speaker

10/1/2015
Weather Impacts On Iowa Corn Yields
Presented by:  Dr. Dermot Hayes, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

9/24/2015
Monitoring Soil And Water (At The Sub-farm Scale)
Presented by:  Dr. Amy Kaleita, Department of Agriculural Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

9/17/2015
The Path To Discovery
Presented by:  Dr. Ronald Phillips, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota, National Academy of Sciences member

9/10/2015
Agronomy Seminar - State of the Department
Presented by:  Kendall Lamkey

9/3/2015
Daily Erosion Estimates: More Important Than A Multivitamin (audio only podcast)
Presented by:  Dr. Richard Cruse, Iowa State University

9/2/2015
Thesis Seminar - Climate-smart Agriculture In Midwest Cropping Systems: Evaluating The Benefits And Tradeoffs Of Cover Crops
Presented by:  Andrea Basche

7/8/2015
Farmer Perspectives on Pesticide Resistance
Presented by:  J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr. - Iowa State University

6/24/2015
Living in a GMO World & Opportunities for Fungal Resistance
Presented by:  Wayne Parrott, Center for Applied Genetic Technologies, Univ. of Georgia

6/17/2015
Consumer Perspectives on GMO Foods and Food Ingredients
Presented by:  Dr. Ruth MacDonald, Professor and Chair, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University

6/11/2015
Journey of a Gene
Presented by:  Dr. Donald Lee, Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

6/4/2015
Farming systems modelling in CSIRO, Australia - an overview
Presented by:  Dr. Peter Thorburn, Senior Principal Research Scientist and Research Group Leader, CSIRO

5/26/2015
Suitability of winter canola for enhancing summer annual crop rotations in Iowa
Presented by:  Rafael Martinez-Feria

5/5/2015
L4iS: Lasers for Innovative Solutions, LLC
Presented by:  Andrew Yanders

4/29/2015
Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America
Presented by:  Liz Carlisle, Author and Fellow at UC Berkeley's Center for Diversified Farming Systems; Joined by: David Oien - Founding Farmer and President of Timeless Natural Food

4/28/2015
Using Genetic Resources to Enhance Sorghum
Presented by:  Dr. William Rooney, Professor and Sorghum Breeder, Texas A&M University

4/22/2015
Agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest
Presented by:  Joshua Farley

4/21/2015
Marianne Emery: Gametophytic cross incompatibility in maize Ryan Huffman: Diallel cross analysis for methionine in maize
Presented by:  Student Presentations

4/14/2015
Staniforth Lecture -- Managing Pests in the Transgenic Era: Is the Integration in IPM an All But Forgotten Consideration?
Presented by:  Dr. Michael E. Gray, University of Illinois

4/14/2015
Kurek: "Bringing optimiation concepts to plant breeding" Dzuevit:"High-throughput phenotyping and genotyping to dissect maize and canopy architecture"
Presented by:  Andremoar Kurek and Matthew Dzievit

4/8/2015
Phosphorus Transformations in Walnut Creek Sediments at Varying Redox Potential
Presented by:  Suroso Rahutomo

4/1/2015
Dairy-Based vs Grain-Based Cropping Systems - Which is More Sustainable?
Presented by:  Dr. Matt Ruark, University of Wisconsin-Madison

4/1/2015
Iowa's Farm-to-School Program: Challenges and Rewards in Ag Education
Presented by:  Tammy Stotts, Iowa Farm-to-School Coordinator

3/24/2015
Miscanthus Breeding, Genomics and Evolution
Presented by:  Erik Sacks, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3/11/2015
Regulations of Pesticides in the US: Risks, Benefits, and Sustainability
Presented by:  Steven Bradbury, Visiting Professor, Entomology, ISU

3/10/2015
Tara Moellers: Genome-Wide Association Study of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Resistance in Soybean, Race Higgins: Determining physiological growth parameters for yield response to planting density in the diverse soybean NAM population
Presented by:  Tara Moellers and Race Higgins

3/4/2015
Applying Modern Breeding Approaches to Underutilized Crops and Proto-Crops
Presented by:  Steven Cannon, USDA/ARS Research Geneticist and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Agronomy, ISU

3/4/2015
2015 R. F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium: Exploration of Rice Germplasm for Utilization in the Southern USA
Presented by:  Dr. Anna McLung

3/4/2015
2015 R. F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium: Origin and development of corn (maize) germplasm
Presented by:  Dr. Arnel Hallauer

3/4/2015
2015 R. F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium
Presented by:  Closing Remarks

3/4/2015
2015 R.F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium
Presented by:  Opening Remarks

3/4/2015
2015 R. F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium: A Historical Look at Sorghum, the Sorghum Conversion Program & Sorghum into the Future
Presented by:  Dr. Fred Miller

3/4/2015
2015 R. F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium: The Germplasm and Its History of Common Wheat
Presented by:  Dr. Stephen Baenziger

3/4/2015
2015 R. F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium: Germplasm: the past and the future of soybean breeding
Presented by:  Dr. Randall Nelson

3/2/2015
Molecular Breeding & Crop Improvement of Jatropha and Guayule Hybrid Cultivars
Presented by:  Eric J. Mathur

2/25/2015
Assessing Water Quality in Wheeler Lake Watershed Basin in Northern Alabama
Presented by:  Taslima K.M. Stephen, Iowa State University

2/18/2015
The Future of Sustainable Agriculture: How Monsanto is Joining the Conversation
Presented by:  Vance Crowe, Monsanto's Director of Millenial Engagement

2/11/2015
The Seasons on Caveny Farm
Presented by:  John Caveny

2/11/2015
Preliminary studies of endocrine disrupting chemicals in biosolids and soils
Presented by:  Fritzie Rivas

2/10/2015
Going Back to our Roots: Breeding Biennial Vegetables in Wisconsin
Presented by:  Dr. Irwin Goldman

2/3/2015
Plant Genetic Engineering as a modern breeding technology: How do we do it?
Presented by:  Kan Wang, Iowa State University

1/28/2015
Linking wood source and charring temperature to the stability and biological reactivity of pyrogenic organic matter in soils
Presented by:  Dr. Tim Filley, Purdue University

1/28/2015
Sutainable Agriculture Colloquium - Tropical Agroecology: Experiences with Diverse Agroecosystems in Costa Rica.
Presented by:  Robin Gomez, Professor/Researcher, Universidad de Costa Rica

1/28/2015
Prolonged nitrogen fixation in soybean under drought – physiological and genetic characterization
Presented by:  Dr. Larry Purcell, University of Arkansas

1/20/2015
Impact of 80 Years of Breeding on Soybean Traits
Presented by:  Brian Diers, University of Illinois

12/5/2014
Pedologists are the key to scaling through tools and knowledge
Presented by:  Philip Owens, Purdue University

12/3/2014
Leopold: Esotericism and the Evolution of Consciousness
Presented by:  Travis Cox, PhD Candidate, GPSA, Iowa State University

11/19/2014
Speeding Up the Pesticide Treadmill: the cost of 2,4-d and dicamba resistant crops
Presented by:  Linda Wells, Associate Director of Organizing, Pesticide Action Network

11/12/2014
A Vision for an Inclusive Sustainable Food System: Immigrant and Refugee Communities as Players in Central Minnesota's Sustainable Foods Movement
Presented by:  Ann Marie Finan, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, St. Cloud University

11/5/2014
Children of Keokuk County - Sustaining the Rural Family
Presented by:  James Merchant, Professor and Founding Dean, College of Public Health, University of Iowa

10/30/2014
Estimates of the Contribution of GM Hybrids to Yield Potential and Damage Control: Evidence from Midwestern State Corn Yields
Presented by:  Wallace Huffman, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

10/29/2014
Perspectives on GMO Foods and Food Ingredients
Presented by:  Ruth MacDonald, Professor and Chair, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University

10/22/2014
Sustainability Without Justice is Sustained Injustice”: Agroecology and Sustainable Intensification
Presented by:  Jahi Chappell, Director of Agroecology and Agricultural Policy, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

10/15/2014
Recalling Iowa Values to Guide our Pursuit of Sustainable Agriculture
Presented by:  Tony Thompson, Iowa Farmers Union Board Member and Owner, New Family Farm

10/9/2014
Opportunities and Challenges for Managing Water in Agro-ecosystems
Presented by:  Andy Vanloocke, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University

9/25/2014
Ames High School Students Exploring the Complexities of Sustainability through Project-based Learning
Presented by:  Mike Todd, Environmental Sciences Teacher, Ames High School

9/24/2014
Climate Change and Soils: The Role of Community and Gender
Presented by:  Cornelia Flora, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Iowa State University

9/18/2014
State of the Department
Presented by:  Kendall Lamkey, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University

9/17/2014
WFAN: Harvesting Our Potential
Presented by:  Angie Carter, Betty Wells, Rebekka Brown, and Ash Bruxvoort, Women Food and Ag Network (WFAN)

9/10/2014
Labor in Agriculture: The Argentine Experience and the New Inquiries about the US Cornbelt
Presented by:  Juan Manuel Villulla, Senior Wildlife Biologist, National Parks Service

9/3/2014
The Iowa Waste Exchange: Diverting Valuable Materials from Iowa Landfills
Presented by:  Alicia Presto, East Central Iowa Council & Waste Mitigation

4/30/2014
Genomewide Selection in Maize, After the Initial Hype
Presented by:  Rex Bernardo, University of Minnesota

4/30/2014
Carbon Status of the Soils of Iowa State University
Presented by:  Catherine Delong, ISU Graduate Student

4/23/2014
Soil Indices for Carbon Sequestration and Crop Productivity in Tanzania
Presented by:  Johnson Mtama, Iowa State Graduate Student

4/16/2014
Identification of QTL Associated with Nitrogen Metabolism in Maize Testcross Population: An Analysis of Agronomic Traits and Enzymes
Presented by:  Ignacio Trucillo Silva, ISU Graduate Student

4/16/2014
Trends in Ethanol Production
Presented by:  Arun Sakthinarayanan, ISU Graduate Student

4/16/2014
Impact of Biofuel Cropping Systems on Soil N Mineralization
Presented by:  Yili Meng, ISU Graduate Student

4/16/2014
Ecosystem Services from Agriculture: Designing Multifunctional Landscapes
Presented by:  GPSA Research Symposium - Dr. Elena Bennett, McGill University

4/15/2014
The 2014 David W. Staniforth Memorial Lecture: Herbicide Resistance- Will Voluntary Measures Work or Is Regulation Inevitable?
Presented by:  David Ervin, Senior Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University

4/9/2014
Apple Breeding at Cornell: Genetic Variation Aids Discovery
Presented by:  Susan Brown, Cornell University

4/9/2014
Evaluation of Corn Response to Liquid Swine Manure Treated with Instinct Nitrification Inhibitor
Presented by:  Aaron Sassman, ISU Graduate Student

4/9/2014
Nitrogen, Potassium, and Corn Rootworm Resistance Interactions in Continuous Corn
Presented by:  Ryan Oltmans, ISU Graduate Student

4/2/2014
Using Less Invasive Methods to Study Organic Matter-Mineral Interactions
Presented by:  Cliff Johnston, Purdue University

4/2/2014
Predicting Hybrid Yields of Rice using High Density Molecular Markers
Presented by:  Shizhong Xu, University of California-Riverside

3/26/2014
Genotopic Characterization of Double Haploid Exotic Lines in Maize
Presented by:  Darlene Sanchez, Graduate Student

3/26/2014
Macroaggregate Structure of a Costa Rican Forest Soil Vary with Tree Species Under Low-Activity Mineralogy
Presented by:  Katherine Taylor, Graduate Student

3/26/2014
A Tale of Two QTLs: G x E and Epistasis of Sorghum Flowering Time
Presented by:  Xin Li, Graduate Student

3/12/2014
Biochar Degradation in Soils: The Overlooked Processes
Presented by:  Kurt Spokas, Soil Scientist, USDA-ARS, St. Paul, MN

3/12/2014
Improving Breeding Efficiency for Sustainable Production: Views from a Texas Maize Breeding Program
Presented by:  Seth Murray, Texas A&M

3/5/2014
A Reevaluation of TDR Reflection Positions
Presented by:  Zhuangji Wang, Graduate Student

3/5/2014
Evapotranspiration Measurements in Reconstructed Prairie and Row Crop Systems with a Portable Canopy Chamber
Presented by:  Chenyi Luo, Graduate Student

2/26/2014
Combining Virus Induced Gene Silencing and RNA-seq to Understand Soybean Responses to Iron Deficiency Chlorosis
Presented by:  Michelle Graham, Iowa State

2/26/2014
Quantification of Ephemeral Gully Erosion with Close Range Digital Photogrammetry
Presented by:  Karl Gesch, Graduate Student

2/19/2014
Nitrogen Availability: A Link Between Soil Organic Matter and Corn Yield in Diverse Cropping Systems
Presented by:  William Osterholz, Graduate Student

2/19/2014
The Truth is Out There: The Changing Landscape of Phenotyping and its Role in Genetic Analysis, an Ionomic Illustration
Presented by:  Joshua Cobb, DuPont Pioneer

2/12/2014
Designing for Objective in Nested Association Mapping for Identification of Quantitative Traits in Soybean
Presented by:  Dawn Gibson

2/12/2014
Anion Exchange Capacity of Biochars; Characterization and Stability
Presented by:  Michael Lawrinenko

2/5/2014
Improving the Maize Doubled Haploid System: Inducibility and Spontaneous Doubling (De La Fuente) Genotypic Variability in Fluorescence Response to Cold and Drought Stress in Sorghum (Ortiz)
Presented by:  Gerald De La Fuente and Diego Ortiz

2/5/2014
What Everyone Should Know about Soil Microbial Communities
Presented by:  Cindy Nakatsu

1/29/2014
Integrated Data Management and Simulation to Turn Precision Data into Better Decisions
Presented by:  David Muth, Praxik, LLC

1/29/2014
Sensible Heat Balance Method to Determine Rates of Soil Freezing and Thawing
Presented by:  Yuki Kojima, Iowa State

1/22/2014
Recent Developments that Plant Breeding Students Should Know About on Their First Day
Presented by:  Scott Sebastian, DuPont Pioneer

1/22/2014
Impact of Biochar Emissions on Soil Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Presented by:  Rivka Fidel, Iowa State University

11/14/2013
The 2014 U.S. National Climate Assessment and U.S. Food Security in a Changing Climate
Presented by:  Dr. Eugene Takle, Iowa State University

10/31/2013
Agronomy Outreach in Uganda: Lessons Learned Through the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods
Presented by:  Dr. Mark Westgate, Iowa State University

10/24/2013
Reducing N Exports from Cropping Lands Draining Into the Great Barrier Reef, Austrailia
Presented by:  Dr. Peter Thorburn, CSIRO Australia

10/17/2013
Extension Weed Science: Opportunities, Impact, and Politics
Presented by:  Dr. Mike Owen, Iowa State Univeristy

9/19/2013
ADAPT-N: Employing Cloud Computing Technology for Precision Corn Nitrogen Management
Presented by:  Dr. Harold van Es, Cornell University

9/5/2013
Water Quality and Agriculture in the Mississippi River Basin
Presented by:  Dr. Mark David, University of Illinois

8/28/2013
Linking Microorganisms to Ecosystem Carbon Cycling in Biofuel Cropping Systems
Presented by:  Kirsten Hofmockel, Iowa State University

3/5/2013
Weeds, Crops, and Health
Presented by:  Dr. Frank Forcella, USDA-ARS Morris, MN

3/4/2013
Root-Based Approaches to Improve Nutrient Use Efficiency in Maize
Presented by:  Lixing Yuan, China Agricultural University

2/13/2013
The Role of Soil in Environmental Quality - From Lithosphere to Troposphere
Presented by:  Ian van Wesenbeeck, Dow Agrosciences

2/6/2013
Agron 600 Soils Seminar: Conservation Tillage, Watersheds, Macropores, and Earthworms
Presented by:  Martin Shipitalo

1/16/2013
10 Questions About Global Sustainable Agriculture
Presented by:  Clark Ford, Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

11/12/2012
Numerical Modelling of the Nighttime Atmospheric Boundary Layer
Presented by:  Bowen Zhou, University of California, Berkeley

11/8/2012
Soil Information from NRCS for Research, Extension, and Teaching
Presented by:  Jon Hempel, National Soil Survey Center, USDA-NRCS

11/5/2012
Challenges in Constraining Regional Carbon Budgets From Atmospheric Measurements
Presented by:  Ian Williams, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

11/1/2012
Potential Regional Climate and Wind Energy Response to Enacted Biofuel Policy
Presented by:  Chris Anderson, Iowa State University

11/1/2012
A Review Of The 2012 Drought: Lessons Learned From A State Climatologist’s Perspective
Presented by:  Dr. Dennis Todey, South Dakota State University

10/16/2012
Green Revolution: Accomplishments and Challenges
Presented by:  Gurdev S. Khush, University of California, Davis

10/11/2012
Nitrate-Nitrogen Loss from Drainage Systems as Affected by Land Management and Drainage Management
Presented by:  Matt Helmers, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

9/27/2012
Agronomy Research Farm Report 2012
Presented by:  Mark Honeyman, Iowa State University Research Farms

9/13/2012
State of the Department Fall Update
Presented by:  Kendall Lamkey, Chair, Department of Agronomy

4/11/2012
GPSA Symposium - Staging the Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture
Presented by:  Dr. John Pesek

4/11/2012
GPSA Symposium - Redesigning Agricultural Landscapes for Multiple Ecosystem Services
Presented by:  Dr. Douglas Landis, Michigan State University

4/4/2012
Sustainable Agriculture Through the Lens of Restoration Ecology
Presented by:  Dr. Laura Jackson, University of Northern Iowa

3/30/2012
Pierre Colloquium - Reconstructing Meso-and Micro Scale Climate Patterns from the Quaternary Paleosol Record of the Midcontinent and Indonesia
Presented by:  Art Bettis, University of Iowa

3/29/2012
Pierre Colloquium - Using Major-Element Oxide Ratios in Paleosols to Interpret Paleoclimate
Presented by:  Steve Driese, Baylor University

3/19/2012
Reinvigorating Public Support for Agriculture and Food Sciences: Crafting the Message
Presented by:  Karl Glasener, Director of Science Policy, ASA-CSA-SSSA

2/8/2012
Policy for the Whole System
Presented by:  Matt Russell, Drake Agricultural Law Center

1/26/2012
Using Narrative to Communicate Science
Presented by:  Dr. Michael Dahlstrom, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University

1/19/2012
Farmer Perspectives on Climate Change and Agriculture in Iowa
Presented by:  J. Gordon Arbuckle, Sociology, Iowa State University

1/18/2012
Working in Silos with the Military: Agricultural Extension in Afghanistan
Presented by:  Jeff Hafner, Panora, Iowa Farmer

12/8/2011
Using Technology to Minimize Land Degradation and Maximize Profits: A Farmer’s Perspective
Presented by:  Clay Mitchell, Mitchell Farm

11/17/2011
Evaluating Teaching
Presented by:  Dr. Ann Marie Vanderzanden - Iowa State University

11/16/2011
Cuba Trip - Biodiversity in Agriculture
Presented by:  Dr. Wiedenhoeft, Dr. Fales, Students -- Iowa State University

11/10/2011
Maximum Crop Yields
Presented by:  Tom Sinclair, USDA-ARS, North Carolina State University

11/9/2011
Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium - Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes
Presented by:  Lisa Schulte-Moore, Iowa State University Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management

11/3/2011
Cultivating a New Soil of Education in the Natural Sciences
Presented by:  Nick Balster, University of Wisconsin Madison

10/27/2011
Why Bioenergy Crops Should Be Grown in the Midwest
Presented by:  Chris Anderson, Iowa State University Department of Agronomy

10/11/2011
Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in U.S. Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities for Mitigation
Presented by:  Ron Follett, USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, Colo.

9/29/2011
Iowa’s Soils And Their Productivity: A Pedologist’s Perspective On Corn Suitability Ratings
Presented by:  Dr. Lee Burras, Iowa State University

9/22/2011
Soil Profile, Drought Tolerance, Corn Yield, Dry Spell of 2002
Presented by:  Elwynn Taylor, ISU Extension Climatologist

9/15/2011
Fall 2011 Department Update
Presented by:  Kendall Lamkey, Chair, Department of Agronomy

9/8/2011
The Marsden Farm Experiment: Probing the Role of Biological Diversity in Conventional and Low-External-Input Cropping Systems
Presented by:  Matt Liebman, Wallace Chair for Sustainable Agriculture

9/1/2011
Challenges to Agronomists: What is our future?
Presented by:  Jerry Hatfield, Director, National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment

8/31/2011
Impacts of Biodiversity in Agricultural Systems: Results From Two Field Experiments in Iowa
Presented by:  Matt Liebman, Wallace Chair for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University

8/24/2011
Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium - 10th Anniversary State of the Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture
Presented by:  Mary Wiedenhoeft

4/28/2011
Plant Breeding Seminars Identification of loci involved in the variation of quality of silage corn: Comparison of methods for QTL meta-analysis and association mapping
Presented by:  Marion Truntzler , Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., Dupont

4/27/2011
Plant Breeding Seminars Genomewide selection for maize grain yield and stover quality for cellulosic ethanol
Presented by:  Rex Bernardo , University of Minnesota

4/26/2011
Crop Production and Physiology Seminar
Presented by:  Kendra Meade

4/20/2011
Soil Science Seminars Soil Organic Matter Sources and Mechanisms of Preservation: Insights from Plant Biomolecules
Presented by:  Dr. Kevin Mueller

4/19/2011
Crop Production and Physiology Seminar
Presented by:  Jose Maria Gomez

4/14/2011
Glyphosate Interactions Beyond Weed Control: Current State of Knowledg -- (see Agronomy News for a copy of the PowerPoint presentation)
Presented by:  Dr. Robert J. Kremer

4/13/2011
Soil Science Seminars Some Applications of Soil Biochemistry to Understanding Field Issues
Presented by:  Dr. Dan Olk

4/12/2011
Crop Production and Physiology Seminar
Presented by:  Gerald Sebuwufu

4/7/2011
Plant Breeding Seminar Oil Composition of Low-Phytate Soybean Lines with Genes for Reduced Palmitate Concentration
Presented by:  John Gill

3/31/2011
Plant Breeding Seminars Association mapping for beta-glucan in North American elite oats
Presented by:  Franco Asoro

3/30/2011
Soil Science Seminar Effects of Soil Habitat on Microbial Community Function
Presented by:  Elizabeth Bach

3/29/2011
Crop Production and Physiology Seminar
Presented by:  Theodore Gunther

3/24/2011
Plant Breeding Seminar New methods for haploid selection in double haploid production
Presented by:  Yi-Chia Tseng

3/23/2011
Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium - Towards Wholeness: Native Communities and the Changing Climate of Food
Presented by:  Brett Ramey

3/23/2011
Soil Science Seminars - Corn Suitability Ratings: Are They Accurate Indicators of Crop Yield?
Presented by:  David Keninger

3/22/2011
Crop Production and Physiology Seminar
Presented by:  Josh Henik

3/9/2011
Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium- Development and Function of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Emphasis on Agriculture
Presented by:  William Gutowski

3/9/2011
Soil Science Seminar - Munterville – A New Soil Series in Iowa
Presented by:  Mostafa Ibrahim

3/8/2011
Agron 600C - Crop Production and Physiology Seminar - Evaluation of Grass and Legume Species as Perennial Ground Covers in Corn Production
Presented by:  Scott Flynn

3/2/2011
Briefing: Iowa Spring Precipitation and Flooding Outlook
Presented by:  NOAA, Iowa State University Climate Science Program, Iowa Flood Center, Rebuild Iowa, Iowa Water Center

3/2/2011
Climate Change, Uncertainty, and the Management of Iowa’s Agricultural Landscapes: Using Scenarios to Frame a Discussion
Presented by:  Drake Larsen

3/2/2011
Agronomy 600B - Soil Science Seminar Assessing Three Decades of Soil Movement on the Iowa Erosion SurfaceE
Presented by:  James Jordan

3/2/2011
Agron 600A - Plant Breeding Seminars Breeding corn for sustainable/organic farmers; what has been learned and future perspectives
Presented by:  Walter Goldstein

2/24/2011
Optimization of doubled haploid production in maize
Presented by:  Adam Vanous, Department of Agronomy

2/23/2011
Bioenergy Cropping Systems Effects on Soil-Gas Dynamics
Presented by:  Aaron Daigh, Department of Agronomy

2/23/2011
Forecaring: Creating resilient, nourished communities in the face of climate chaos
Presented by:  Carolyn Raffensperger, executive director, Science and Environmental Health Network

2/22/2011
Trends of Agriculture in Uganda
Presented by:  Mercy Kabahuma, Department of Agronomy

2/17/2011
An overview on the genetics behind self-incompatibility systems in plants
Presented by:  Andrea Arias, Department of Agronomy

2/16/2011
Exploring the Economic and Governmental (services) impacts of Climate Change in Iowa
Presented by:  David Swenson, Department of Economics

2/16/2011
In-season Nitrogen Rate Adjustment in Corn Using Remote Canopy Sensing
Presented by:  Daniel Barker, Department of Agronomy

2/15/2011
Modeling Seed Germination Over Time to Decide When to Regenerate Seed Lots in Long-term Storage
Presented by:  Phillip Dixon, Department of Statistics

2/9/2011
"Agriculture’s Contribution to a Changing Climate", Rachael Cox Ohde, Iowa State University; "Livestock and Climate", Pete Lammers, National Center for Appropriate Technology
Presented by:  Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

2/3/2011
Exploiting heterosis and population buffering to increase yield and yield stability of wheat and barley under unpredictably variable drought stress environments
Presented by:  Adel Abdel-Ghani, Mu’tah University, Jordania

2/2/2011
Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium
Presented by:  Fred Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

2/1/2011
Modeling and Prediction in Agricultural Research
Presented by:  Fernando Miguez, Department of Agronomy

1/11/2011
Farming With Nitrogen Limits in New Zealand: A Farmer's Perspective
Presented by:  Mike Barton, Trustee, Lake Taupo Protection Trust, New Zealand

12/10/2010
Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis for Models Used in Crop Science
Presented by:  David Makowski, INRA, France

12/2/2010
Composition of Corn Hybrids in Response to Drought Stress
Presented by:  Susan Duvick

10/14/2010
The importance of colloidal transport in environmental science
Presented by:  Jacob Prater

10/7/2010
Phosphorus and potassium fertilization effects on soybean seed quality and carry-over potential
Presented by:  Keaton Krueger

10/5/2010
Podcast from Science Watch.com. "All possible modes of gene action are observed in a global comparison of gene expression in a maize F-1 hybrid and its inbred parents" published in May of 2006 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Presented by:  Dr. Patrick S. Schnable

9/30/2010
Distribution and origin of argillic horizon across Iowa- A novel explanation
Presented by:  Mostafa Ibrahim

4/21/2010
Gullies, Buffers, People, and Me; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the GPSA
Presented by:  Nick Ohde

4/21/2010
Development and application of functional markers in plants
Presented by:  Everton Brenner

4/14/2010
"Somos del campo": Latino/a garderners and farmers in two rural communities of Iowa: A Community Capitals Framework approach
Presented by:  Diego Thompson

4/14/2010
Accuracy of Genomic Selection in Oat Quantitative Traits
Presented by:  Franco Asoro

4/7/2010
The Role of Colloids in Estrogen Transport in Soils: Context
Presented by:  Michael Thompson

3/31/2010
Investigation into the Spatial Variability of Dew at Field Scale
Presented by:  Tracy Rowlandson

3/31/2010
Effects of Land Ownership and Price Changes on Sustainable Agriculture
Presented by:  Mike Duffy

3/24/2010
Phosphorus Sorption-Desorption Indices to Estimate Risk of Soil P Loss from Rathbun Lake Watershed
Presented by:  Najphak Hongthanat

3/18/2010
Effect of Sudden Death Syndrome on Seedling Emergence
Presented by:  Brent Pacha

3/10/2010
Reducing Nitrogen and Phosphorus Losses with a Low-Disturbance Manure Applicator
Presented by:  John Kovar

3/10/2010
An outsider within: Reflections on the relationship between sustainable agriculture and social justice
Presented by:  Nana Osei-Kofi

3/3/2010
Fundamentals of whole genome selection
Presented by:  Jack Dekkers

2/24/2010
Producing Sustainability at Iowa State University: ISU Dining Green Team
Presented by:  Nancy Levandowski

2/22/2010
Improving the lives of smallholder farmers in Africa and South Asia: The Role of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Presented by:  David Bergvinson

2/17/2010
The Importance of Biodiversity in Cropland in Supporting the Biological Control of Insect Pests
Presented by:  Jonathan Lundgren

2/10/2010
Biofuels or Biofools
Presented by:  Kamyar Enshayan

1/27/2010
The road to commercialization: altered fatty acids in corn
Presented by:  Linda Pollak

1/27/2010
Des Moines Community Gardens
Presented by:  Teva Dawson

1/20/2010
Discovery and Optimization for Marker Assisted Breeding
Presented by:  Bill Beavis

12/10/2009
The Interaction Effects of Tillage and Cover Crops on Soil Carbon Dynamics and Soil Nitrate Leaching
Presented by:  Greg Wilson

12/3/2009
Continuous Corn - What, Why, and Some Interesting Research
Presented by:  Wade Kent

12/2/2009
Optimization and Marker Assisted Breeding
Presented by:  Lizhi Wang and Bill Beavis

12/2/2009
What do Studies Comparing Organic and Conventional Farming Tell Us?
Presented by:  John Reganold

11/12/2009
Comparison of inflorescence, seed development and fecundity in five common waterhemp (Amarathus rudis) cohorts
Presented by:  Chenxi Wu

10/29/2009
Miscanthus - Separating Hope from Hype?
Presented by:  Emily Heaton

10/19/2009
The secret life of inbreeders: How a model met its match
Presented by:  Susan Lolle

10/8/2009
Alternative Methods for the Quantification of Prussic Acid Potential of Forages
Presented by:  Ben Goff

10/1/2009
Marker-assisted selection of cross incompatibility in maize
Presented by:  Moises Gonzalez-Roman

9/22/2009
Iowa Environmental Mesonet Potpourri
Presented by:  Daryl Herzmann

9/17/2009
Genetic Architecture of Kernel Quality in the Nested Association Mapping (NAM) Population
Presented by:  Sherry Flint-Garcia

9/3/2009
Biofuels and Climate Change
Presented by:  Rick Cruse

4/9/2009
Effect of Agronomic Practices on Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome
Presented by:  Catherine Swoboda

4/2/2009
Tillage Effects on Soybean Growth, Development, and Yield
Presented by:  Alecia Kiszonas

3/12/2009
Quaternary Stratigraphy and Pedology of Clear Creek Watershed, Iowa County
Presented by:  Brian Oneal

3/5/2009
The Impact of nonadditive Genetic Effects on Plant Breeding
Presented by:  Kendra Meade

2/26/2009
Effects of Gene Flow from Transgenic Crops to Related Weeds
Presented by:  Dr. Allison A. Snow

2/26/2009
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Soils as Affected by Addition of Biochar
Presented by:  Dr. Natalia Rogovska

2/19/2009
Water, Walleyes, War, and Warming
Presented by:  Rick Cruse

2/12/2009
Modeling the World
Presented by:  Ray Arritt and Gene Takle

2/5/2009
What Will It Take To Produce 300 Bushel Corn?
Presented by:  Kendall Lamkey

1/29/2009
Dew Frequency, Duration, Amount, and Distribution in Corn and Soybean During SMEX05
Presented by:  Brian Hornbuckle

1/22/2009
A watershed-scale approach to reclamation of a degraded Sahelian agroecosystem in Africa
Presented by:  Andrew Manu

11/20/2008
Increasing iron bioavailability in maize endosperm through overexpression of soybean ferritin and E. coli phytase genes
Presented by:  Milly Kanobe

11/13/2008
Molecular assisted selection for soybeans with reduced alpha protein subunit content
Presented by:  Jonathan Jenkinson

11/6/2008
Assimilate supply as a regulator of soybean seed composition
Presented by:  José Rotundo

10/30/2008
How can we protect organic corn from out-crossing?
Presented by:  Moises Gonzalez

10/23/2008
Evaluation of a soybean breeding population for Fe content as a predictor of resistance to iron deficiency chlorosis
Presented by:  Keith King

10/16/2008
Water Retention and Water Redistribution in Wettable and Non-Wettable Soils
Presented by:  Dedrick Davis

10/2/2008
The effect of three different qualities of bio-char on soil properties
Presented by:  Rachel Unger

9/25/2008
Evaluating low phytate soybean lines with improved emergence
Presented by:  Loren Trimble

9/16/2008
A presentation about the Masters of Science in Agronomy Program.
Presented by:  Masters of Science in Agronomy

4/29/2008
Life In Iowa
Presented by:  Paul Lasley

4/9/2008
Accelerated Yield Technology TM, Context-Specific Mapping of Complex Traits
Presented by:  Dr. Scott Sebastian, Pioneer Hi-Bred International

3/31/2008
Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Agronomics, Seed Characteristics, and Stability of Soybean Lines Containing Mid Oleate Content and Molecular Analysis for Genetic Diversity in the FAD2-1B Gene
Presented by:  Curtis Scherder

3/25/2008
Sugarcane in Guatemala
Presented by:  Jose Gomez

3/25/2008
Are Variable Rate Technology (VRT) and Precision Agriculture (PA) Providing Accurate and Useful Information?
Presented by:  Dustin Wiggans

3/13/2008
Genomic Selection
Presented by:  Dr. Dorian Garrick

3/11/2008
Microarray Methodology
Presented by:  Kendra Meade

3/11/2008
Temporal Effects on Soil Carbon Dynamics in Newly Established Prairies
Presented by:  Jose Guzman

3/4/2008
Modification of the Fatty Acid Profile in Sunflower
Presented by:  Rachel Baumgartner

3/4/2008
Can non-host disease resistance be used to identify novel resistance genes?
Presented by:  Mark Newell

2/26/2008
Crop management decisions offering relief in an energy-stressed world: Are winter cereal/legume intercrops an option?
Presented by:  Brock Blaser

2/26/2008
Corn Rootworm: Its Lifestyle and Development of BioTech Tools
Presented by:  Brent Brekke

2/21/2008
HIGH-THROUGHPUT NEAR INFRARED ANALYSIS FOR PLANT BREEDING APPLICATIONS
Presented by:  Dr. Charles Hurburgh, Jr.

2/19/2008
Application of Remote Sensing in Pasture Evaluation
Presented by:  Scott Flynn

2/12/2008
Neonicotinoid Insecticide Seed Treatments for Soybean
Presented by:  Joseph Osenga

2/5/2008
Productivity and nutrient cycling in bioenergy cropping systems
Presented by:  Andrew Heggenstaller

2/5/2008
Changes in near infrared spectroscopy: How will it affect you and industry?
Presented by:  Heather Hall

1/29/2008
QTL analysis of complex traits: the case of soybean seed composition
Presented by:  José L. Rotundo

1/22/2008
Seed Dormancy: Why won't our seed germinate?
Presented by:  Erik Christian

1/22/2008
Importance of genetic resistance to mycotoxin management in maize
Presented by:  Jason W. Haegele

12/18/2007
Agronomists in Demand
Presented by:  Jerome Labra, Megan Paterson

11/29/2007
Effect of Potassium Fertilization on Corn and Soybean Grain Yield, Potassium Concentration in Plant Tissues, and Soil Potassium Buildup
Presented by:  Matt Clover

11/15/2007
Evaluation of Maize Hybrids for Potential Use in Cellulosic Ethanol Production
Presented by:  Krystal Kirkpatrick

11/1/2007
Comparison of ESN, Urea, and Aqua Ammonia as sources of N for Corn Production in Iowa
Presented by:  Jeff Moore

10/11/2007
Energy + Agriculture: Rethinking the Green Revolution
Presented by:  Emily Heaton

10/4/2007
Modification of Seed Protein Composition in Soybeans
Presented by:  Jonathan Jenkinson

9/27/2007
Scientific Societies: Discover the Value of Membership
Presented by:  Dr. Ellen Bergfeld

5/29/2007
Environmental degradation from gold mining activities in Ghana by Dr. Andrew Manu, associate professor of agronomy at Iowa State University
Presented by:  Dr. Andrew Manu

5/28/2007
Biofuels Point/Counter Point
Presented by:  Julia Olmstead & Andrew Heggenstaller