AMES, Iowa – Junior and senior undergraduates at Iowa four-year colleges and universities are invited to submit proposals to a new sustainability scholarship program sponsored by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University.
The Leopold Center, with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, supports research into cover crops that protect soil and water quality.
A new extension publication reviews findings of
The Leopold Center’s Advisory Board meeting is open to the public starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Iowa State Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Research Farms, 1308 U Ave. near Boone. Agenda
June 8 is the deadline to register for the 2019 Iowa Farm to School Conference, organized by the Farm, Food and Enterprise Development in Pella on June 21 and 22.
For the past 18 years, the Leopold Center has been pleased to work with the Spencer family to present this award to deserving Iowans in agriculture. The winners have shared a desire to improve Iowa’s landscape, albeit in very different ways.
A recording and transcript of the March 25 Shivvers Memorial Lecture by Angie Tagtow, a registered and licensed dietitian with more than 25 years of experience in public health and food policy, is available on the
Paul Johnson and Seth Watkins, winners of the 2018 Spencer Awards, accepted their plaques March 13 at the Iowa Water Conference.
Angie Tagtow, a registered and licensed dietitian with more than 25
The center marked "a year of introspection and re-evaluation" in 2018, according to
Pre-registrations are due Feb. 15 for a series of Cow Systems meetings led by the Iowa Beef Center. The Leopold Center is a sponsor of the meetings that begin Feb. 20 at five locations.
The Allamakee County Soil and Water Conservation District reported, in a recent newsletter, that a Regional Conservation Partnership Program will provide project funding after a Leopold Center grant expi
The Leopold Center's Advisory Board developed a mission statement to provide a new direction after state funding was eliminated in 2017.
The Leopold Center Advisory Board will meet at 10 a.m. Dec. 5 in the Ensminger Room, 1204 Kildee Hall, 806 Stange Rd.
Paul Johnson, who co-wrote Iowa’s landmark Groundwater Protection Act as a state legislator, and Seth Watkins, who farms sustainably near Clarinda will be presented the award at the 2019 Iowa Water Conference, which is scheduled for March 12-13, in Ames.
Matching funds provided in part by the Leopold Center made possible horticulture Professor Kathleen Delate’s participation in a USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service soil health grant announced recently. The multistate grant, led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will a
The meeting with begin at 9 a.m. at the Horticulture Research Station, 55519 170th St. near Ames. The agenda includes a discussion of the center's future plans.
The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture funded the publication of Drake University's How to Improve Water Quality on Iowa Farms.
The Iowa Forage and Grasslands Council recognized the Leopold Center for its significant
For the past 17 years, we have been pleased to work with the Spencer family to present this award to deserving Iowans in agriculture.
From 2 to 4 p.m., April 29, guest readers will read aloud from the writings of Aldo Leopold, an Iowa native who is widely acknowledged as the father of wildlife conservation in America. The event will take place in the Farwell T.
White Bread, Wheat Breeding and the Beauty of Place, is the title of the next Shivvers Lecture.
Steve Jones, professor and director, of the Bread Lab at Washington State University will present the annual lecture at 7 p.m. March 26 in the Gallery of the Memorial Union.
The Leopold Center's advisory board will meet March 9 in the Pioneer Room of the Iowa State University Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way in Ames.
The center helped fund a study in 2016 by researchers in the Department of Chemistry that used fluorescence spectroscopy to identify milk from grass-fed cows.
The Sioux City Journal reported on increased interest in beekeeping at a recent session led b