Keynote Speaker Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, praised the Government of Andhra Pradesh for its efforts to enhance agricultural technology for smallholders during the AP AgTech Summit 2017 held November 15 - 17 in Visakhapatnam, India.
Seed Science Center Director Manjit Misra and Global Program Leader Dileepkumar Guntuku represented Iowa State University at a "Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony" held October 9, 2017, in Thangadancha Village, located in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India.
In October 2017, Seed Science Center Scientist and Senior Engineer Yuh-Yuan Shyy was named a Tenured Honorary Professor by the Jilin Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) located in Jilin, China.
October 19, 2017
AMES, Iowa – An Iowa State University sophomore studying agronomy and global resource systems is the 2017 recipient of an endowed scholarship honoring global food security advocate David Lambert.
The American Phytopathological Society (APS) named Plant Pathology and Microbiology Professor Gary Munkvold a Fellow at their 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio in August. The award recognizes individuals for distinguished contributions to plant pathology or to the APS.
Ames, IA (July 20, 2017) — The online Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business (STB) at Iowa State University (ISU) will celebrate 10 years of delivering online education to seed industry professionals this year. To commemorate this milestone the program will be rolling out several initiatives in the coming years, including a football tailgate party this fall to be held before an Iowa State Cyclones football game.
Seed Science Center visiting scientist Stephen Smith earned one of the American Seed Trade Association's (ASTA) most prestigious awards June 23 during their summer meeting. Smith was named recipient of the Association's Lifetime Honorary Member Award.
Indian Chief Minister Visits Iowa State University To Launch Seed Research Project
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University has signed an agreement to partner with the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to create a seed research center.
AMES, Iowa—The Seed Science Center at Iowa State University honored one of the seed industry’s greatest champions, Owen J. Newlin, with a Distinguished Lifetime Achievement and Service Award for Seed Science, Technology and Systems.
The first recipient of the Lisa Shepherd Jenkins Memorial Scholarship was recognized February 15 during the Iowa Seed Association (ISA) Scholarship Awards Ceremony.
This year, 10 Iowa State University Scholarship recipients were honored February 15 during the 2017 Iowa Seed Association Scholarship Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with the Agribusiness Showcase & Conference in Des Moines.
Congratulations to Agronomy Associate Professor Susana Goggi and her research team. Their article titled “Soybean proteins GmTic110 and GmPsbP are crucial for chloroplast development and function” (Vol 252: 76-87) was featured on the cover of Plant Science Journal. @ISUSeedSci
Seed Science Center Director Manjit Misra was highlighted in the December issue of Seed World Magazine.
Read a full version of the article "Finding Common Ground" by visiting:
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University is a partner in a World Bank project to strengthen graduate education and collaborative research in crop improvement in Africa.
AMES, Iowa — An Iowa State University sophomore and junior studying global hunger issues are the first recipients of a new endowed scholarship honoring global food security advocate David Lambert.
The first recipients of a new endowed scholarship for undergraduate students at Iowa State University (ISU) are scheduled to be announced Thursday, October 13, during a luncheon held in conjunction with the World Food Prize’s 2016 Borlaug Dialogue.
Two new programs have been established to benefit producers and the environment, the cover crop program and the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) pollinator program. These programs support ecosystems health and enhance crop production and management.
The sudden illness and passing of Iowa State University (ISU) Seed Health Testing Coordinator Lisa Shepherd Jenkins in the summer of 2015 necessitated an immediate and extraordinary effort be put forth by Seed Science Center faculty and staff.