The growing popularity of the center’s online Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business (STB) has paved the way for enhanced learning opportunities.
Quality Management for Seed Enterprises in Developing Countries: A Reference Manual authored by Joe Cortes and Adelaida Harries is now available in the Iowa State University Extension Online Store.
In December 2015, Iowa State Seed Analyst Jessica Blake supervised the installation of new seed testing equipment in three recently constructed Ghana Seed Inspection Unit (GSIU) seed testing labs. The labs, located in northern Ghana in the towns of Bolgatanga, Wa, and Tamale, were designed by Seed Lab Manager Mike Stahr as part of the USAID Ghana—Fee
Stephen Smith, ISU agronomy affiliate professor and Seed Science Center visiting scientist, presented a seminar titled “Continuing the Improved Productivity of Maize: Genetic Gain or Genetic Pain?” at the Seed Science Center in April 02 2016.
Ravi discussed “The Science and Technology of Modern Seed Treatment” at the Seed Science Center on March 24, 2016.
Nine Iowa State students were awarded $1,000 scholarships at the Iowa Seed Association Agribusiness Showcase and Conference in Des Moines on February 10, 2016. Haleigh Summers was named the Manjit Misra Outstanding Senior Scholar at the event. She received $500 in addition to a $1,000 ISA scholarship.