CP-43: This is the program code that makes prairie strips are eligible for federal funding through the Conservation Reserve Progr
Going to the Green Lands Blue Waters conference in Minneapolis this week?
We're excited to host University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Larkin
We're recruiting graduate students -- Master's and PhD -- to work on PEWI, a land use tradeoffs game developed by the lab. Apply before February 1, 2020 for full consideration.
Lisa is part of a new NSF-funded interdisciplinary team that will develop the role of blockchain technology in agriculture.
Lisa is quoted in this BBC article about soil loss and degradation, and the future of agriculture.
Welcome to our summer crews! Eric Hameister, Bryce Hostling, Jian Kai Lee, Paul Licata, Saveri Pal, and Jared Weiland are working on PEWI.
Welcome aboard, Ellen! Ellen Audia recently arrived from Michigan and begins her M.S. work in the lab this week.
Congrats to Matt Stephenson and Emily Zimmerman for respectively publishing research from their Master's and PhD research this month.
Lisa will be speaking today at the 2019 Soil Health Conference in Ames. Her talk is titled, "Integration of Perennials in Row Cropping Systems Benefits to Soil Health,"
Going to the 2019 Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference in Cleveland next week? Find Matt Stephenson there presenting his research on reptile and mammal occupancy of prairie strips.
Congrats to Dr. Emily Zimmerman on the successful defense of her PhD dissertation! Emily's dissertation is titled "Identifying opportunities for co-production of commodities and water quality improvements in agricultural landscapes in the US Cornbelt." She is continuing on as a full-time Lecturer within ISU's Global Resource Systems program.
We're hiring a postdoc to work on social-ecological systems analyses as a part of a new project: C-CHANGE. Applications due by Feb. 15, 2019, with an anticipated start date around May 1, 2019.
Omar de Kok-Mercado joined the lab this month as the STRIPS Project Coordinator. Omar has a BS in Agronomy and MS Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry from Iowa State University, and work experience with the USDA Forest Service and NRCS. Omar brings interest and experience with&
Emily Zimmerman will defend her dissertation on Friday, January 11.
Lisa is now the Associate Director of ISU's Bioeconomy Institute, where she leads up partnerships in sustainable biomass production.
On November 28, Lisa will deliver a presentation on a new Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative at Iowa State, C-CHANGE, in the weekl