Recent News

February 2, 2021

In 2020, plant health professionals in the U.S. and Canada were surveyed by Iowa State to identify counties infested with the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) since 2017. A similar survey was conducted in 2017 for the years 2014 to 2017. There were 55 new U.S. counties in 11 states and 24 counties and rural municipalities in Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec in which SCN was first discovered between 2017 and 2020.

February 2, 2021

Soybean research continues on Iowa State's campus. From federal grants and current research projects, to extension education and industry connections, the Iowa Soybean Research Center continues to promote soybean research here on campus to further support soybean growers across the state. 

January 25, 2021

Assistant Teaching Professor, Claudia Lemper-Manahl, earns University recognition for teaching in Fall 2020.

Video

A seminar by Dr. David Gent (OSU) titled: Overwintering Inoculum, Network Connectivity, and Collective Action: Building Towards Area-Wide Management of Hop Powdery Mildew. This seminar is a part of the Iowa State University Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology Spring 2021 Seminar Series.

A seminar by Dr. Allison Oakes (SUNY ESF) titled: Genetic Engineering as a Forest Health Tool: The American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project. This seminar is a part of the Iowa State University Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology Spring 2021 Seminar Series.