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
Dear Former Leopold Center Grant Awardees,
The Leopold Center is hosting a PI Town Hall meeting to discuss future research area priorities as part of the effort to rebuild and re-imagine the Center.
All of the Leopold Center’s publications, reports and papers are on file at the Iowa State University Library.
The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Advisory Board meeting will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017, in Room 142, Curtiss Hall, on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. After coffee at 8:30 a.m., the meeting will be called to order at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 11:30 a.m.
AMES, Iowa — Calmar, in northeast Iowa, will be the site of the last listening session to help guide the future of Iowa State University’s Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
A listening session to gather input on the future of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis, Iowa. The listening session is free and open to the public.
The organic agriculture industry continues to grow and was listed as a $43 billion industry in the U.S. in 2015, with an 11 percent increase in the number of organic businesses.
AMES, Iowa — A listening session to gather input on the future of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will be held Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Iowa State University.
The Drake University Agricultural Law Center, in cooperation with Farmland Stewardship Solutions, the Iowa Water Center, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, and The Nature Conservancy is hosting a state-wide conference to help landowners share their e
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed into legislation on May 12, 2017, Senate File 510, a bill that included language to “eliminate the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.” However, he vetoed this segment of the bill, sparing it from elimination. Although the Leopold Center remains, Gov.
AMES, Iowa— David D. Myrold, professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University, is the guest speaker for the 2017 William H. Pierre Memorial Lecture in Soil Science at Iowa State University (ISU).
AMES, Iowa — Three former Iowa legislators recall the 1987 Iowa Groundwater Protection Act and establishment of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture for the Shivvers Memorial Lecture.
AMES, Iowa – The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture has awarded grants for 21 new research and demonstration projects to begin this year.
A farming couple who advocate for sustainable agriculture and a USDA agronomist are the recipients of the 2016 Spencer Award for Sustainable Agriculture.
AMES, Iowa—The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture’s 2016 annual report is now available in print and online.&