M. Jacqueline Hall, Characterization of honey bee (Apis mellifera) and monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) exposure to pesticides: Risks and benefits of establishing pollinator habitat within Iowa agricultural landscapes, Iowa State University, Ames, 2021.PDF icon characterization_of_honey_bee_.pdf (5.7 MB)
M. J. Hall, Characterization of Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) and Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Exposure to Pesticides: Risks and Benefits of Establishing Pollinator Habitat Within Iowa Agricultural Landscapes, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2021.
L. Schulte Moore, Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmers, 2021. [Online]. Available:
B. Khanal, Essays on the Designs and Benefits of Land Conservation Programs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2021.PDF icon essays_on_the_designs_and_benefits_of_land_conservation_programs.pdf (1.98 MB)
U. S. D. A. -NRCS, IA TN 190-ARG-41 Prairie Strips Technical Note . USDA-NRCS, 2021.PDF icon ia_tn_190-arg-41_prairie_strips_technical_note_-_attachment.pdf (862.4 KB)
M. Stephenson, Moore, L. Schulte, Klaver, R., and Niemi, J., Miniature temperature data loggers increase precision and reduce bias when estimating the daily survival rate for bird nests, Journal of Field Ornithology, 2021.
F. Service and Outdoors, F. I. N. D., Natural Inquirer Monograph Series: Assessing the Environmental Benefits of Prairie Strips, Natural Inquirer , vol. 20, 2021.PDF icon ni_creamofthecrop_2021_web.pdf (23.6 MB)
J. C. Tyndall, Prairie and Tree Planting Tool - PT^2 (1.0): A conservation decision support tool for Iowa, USA., Agroforestry Systems, vol. 109, 2021.PDF icon tyndall2021_article_prairieandtreeplantingtoolpt21.pdf (6.08 MB)
S. T. R. I. P. S. team, Prairie Strips Help Honey Bees and Wild Pollinators, Iowa State University, 2021.PDF icon prairie_strips_help_honey_bees_and_wild_pollinators.pdf (1.1 MB)
M. Hall, Zhang, G., O'Neal, M., Bradbury, S., and Coats, J., Quantifying neonicotinoid insecticide residues in milkweed and other forbs sampled from prairie strips established in maize and soybean fields, Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Enivronment, vol. 325, no. 107723, 2021.
, The six dimensions of collective leadership that advance sustainability objectives: rethinking what it means to be an academic leader, Ecology and Society, vol. 26, 2021.
O. de Kok-Mercado and team, S. T. R. I. P. S., STRIPS 2020 Landowner Report, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2021.PDF icon 2020_strips_landowner_report.pdf (26.71 MB)
J. Arbuckle, STRIPS Collaborator Survey: 2020 Results, Iowa State University Extension, Ames, 1060, 2021.PDF icon arbuckle_2021_strips_collaborator_survey_2020_str1060.pdf (3.12 MB)
L. A. Garibaldi, Moore, L. Schulte, Jordar, D. N. Nabaes, Carella, D. S. Gomez, and Kremen, C., Time to Integrate Pollinator Science into Soybean Production, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 2021.
O. de Kok-Mercado and team, S. T. R. I. P. S., 2019 STRIPS Landowner Report, Iowa State University, Ames, 2020.PDF icon 2019_strips_landowner_report.pdf (23.46 MB)
G. Zhang, Honey bee nutritional health in agricultural landscapes: Relationships to pollen and habitat diversity, Iowa State University, Ames, 2020.PDF icon honey_bee_nutritional_health_in_agricultural_landscapes.pdf (3.52 MB)
J. Arbuckle, Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll - 2020 Summary Report, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Ames, Iowa, 2020.PDF icon soc3094.pdf (930.35 KB)
S. L Moore, Bradbury, S., O'Neal, M., Toth, A., Tyndall, J., and Dolezal, A., Prairie strips help honey bees and wild pollinators, Iowa State University, Ames, 2020.PDF icon strips_ffar_infosheet_20200203.pdf (748.6 KB)
S. T. R. I. P. S. team, Prairie Strips Mitigate the Spread of AMR, Iowa State University, Ames, 2020.PDF icon strips_amr_infosheet.pdf (2.84 MB)
L. Damiano and Niemi, J., Quantification of the impact of prairie strips on grain yield at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Iowa State University Department of Statistics, Ames, Iowa, 2020.PDF icon strips1_yield_analysis.pdf (1.38 MB)
J. Arbuckle, STRIPS Collaborator Survey: 2019 Results, Iowa State University Department of Sociology, Ames, IA, 2020.PDF icon arbuckle_2020_strips_collaborator_survey_2019_str1058.pdf (2.68 MB)
F. Kordbacheh, Liebman, M., and Harris, M., Strips of prairie vegetation placed within row crops can sustain native bee communities, PLOS One, 2020.
J. S. Flater, Understanding soil bacterial communities for sustainable agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2020.PDF icon understanding_soil_bacterial_communities_for_sustainable_agriculture.pdf (5.41 MB)
L. A. Garibaldi, Oddi, F. J., Miguez, F. E., Bartomeus, I., Orr, M. C., Jobbágy, E. C., Kremen, C., Moore, L. A. Schulte, Hughes, A. C., Bagnato, C., Abramson, G., Bridgewater, P., Carella, D. Gomez, Díaz, S., Dicks, L. V., Ellis, E. C., Goldenberg, M., Huaylla, C. A., Kuperman, M., Locke, H., Mehrabi, Z., Santibañez, F., and Zhu, C. - D., Working landscapes need at least 20% native habitat, Conservation Letters, vol. 14(2): 14:e12773., 2020.
S. T. R. I. P. S. team, 2018 STRIPS Landowner Report, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2019.PDF icon stripslandownersummary_2018_public.pdf (8.16 MB)
R. Whitehair, Agricultural conservation adoption in the US Midwest: Needs assessment and evaluation of professional development for farm advisers , Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2019.
A. E. Becker, Anderson, R. A., and Blair, A. C., Eastern Iowa farmers' attitudes towards the incorporation of prairie strips in agricultural fields. 2019.PDF icon farmers_attitudes_towards_the_use_of_prairie_strips_in_ag_fields.pdf (402.26 KB)
D. Larsen, Tyndall, J. C., Schulte, L. A., and Grudens-Schuck, N., Exploring Stakeholder Consensus for Multiple Outcomes in Agriculture: An Iowa Case Study, Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 2019.
D. Larsen, Tyndall, J., Moore, L. Schulte, and Grudens-Shuck, N., Exploring stakeholder consensus for multiple outcomes in agriculture: an Iowa case study., Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, vol. 13, 2019.
L. Schulte Moore, Iowa's farmers -- and American eaters -- need a national discussion on transforming US agriculture, The Conversation, 2019. [Online]. Available:
A. G. Dolezal, Clair, A. L. St., Zhang, G., Toth, A. L., and O'Neal, M. E., Native habitat mitigates feast-famine conditions faced by honey bees in an agricultural landscape, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019.PDF icon dolezal_st._clair_et_al._2019_pnas.pdf (1007.54 KB)
M. J. Helmers, Grudens-Shuck, N., and Youngquist, T. D., Novel Use of Conceptual Change Framework Improves Video on Challenging Science Topic, Journal of Extension, vol. 57, no. 1IAW2, 2019.PDF icon novel_use_of_conceptual_change_framework_improves_video_on_challenging_science_topic.pdf (558.77 KB)
L. Schulte Moore, Bradbury, S., O'Neal, M., Toth, A., Tyndall, J., and Dolezal, A., Prairie strips provide late-summer forage for bees, Iowa State University, 2019.PDF icon strips_ffar_infosheet_final_draft.pdf (702.86 KB)
M. Stephenson, Quantifying thermal‐imager effectiveness for detecting bird nests on farms, Wildlife Society Bulletin, 2019.PDF icon quantifying_thermal-imager_effectiveness_for_detecting_bird_nests_on_farms.pdf (264.81 KB)
M. Mackert, Strategies to improve native bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) habitat in agroecosystems, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2019.
J. G. Arbuckle, STRIPS Cooperator Survey 2018 results, 2019.PDF icon arbuckle_2019_cooperator_survey_str1057.pdf (3.37 MB)
S. T. R. I. P. S. team, 2017 STRIPS Landowner Report, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2018.PDF icon stripslandownersummary_2017_public.pdf (16.15 MB)
E. J. Miller, Assessing reduction of soil erosion in row-crop-prairie systems through mixed effect and simulation modeling, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2018.PDF icon miller_2018_honorsthesis.pdf (1.95 MB)
R. Whitehair and Grudens-Schuck, N., “Become a Prairie Strips Consultant” three part program. Poster presented at the STRIPS Cooperator’s Meeting, Armstrong ISU Experiment Station, July 16, 2018.. 2018.PDF icon 3parttrainingprogram_stripscooperatorsmeeting2018.pdf (14.78 MB)
J. Jordahl and Kuckuck, B., Precision prairie project: Integration of precision prairie applications with business and conservation planning, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Washington, DC, 2018.PDF icon precisionprairie_casestudy_final_one-pager.pdf (1.5 MB)
L. Schulte, Reflection, empowerment, and co-constructed research: leadership lessons from an initiative to transform Iowa agriculture, Leadership Narratives, 2018. [Online]. Available:
S. T. R. I. P. S. Team, Research highlight: Prairie strips support farmers’ soil, water, and wildlife conservation goals, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2018.PDF icon strips_fsa_infosheet20181126.pdf (139.04 KB)
J. G. Arbuckle, STRIPS Cooperator Survey: 2017 Results, Iowa State University Department of Sociology, Ames, Iowa, 2018.PDF icon strips_cooperator_survey_2017_stc_1052.pdf (2.55 MB)
S. County Foundation, Using Prairie Filter Strips to Protect Wisconsin Water. 2018.PDF icon using_prairie_filter_strips_to_protect_wisconsin_water.pdf (388.71 KB)