October 2023

Workshop on regenerative agriculture is Nov. 16

The Bioeconomy Institute and Office of the Vice President for Research will host an interdisciplinary workshop on Nov. 16 (2:30-5 p.m., MU Sun Room) focused on regenerative agriculture. Faculty and staff will discuss opportunities to expand regenerative agriculture in Iowa through research and development. The goals of the workshop are to:

  • Convey findings from a study of stakeholder perspectives on opportunities for regenerative agriculture in Iowa
  • Understand the breadth and depth of research being conducted on regenerative agriculture at ISU
  • Identify key science gaps and also in ISU’s research and development capacity
  • Assess synergies with the existing bioscience platforms such as Precision and Digital Agriculture and Biobased Products

Vice president for research Peter Dorhout will speak to open the workshop. Attendees are asked to RSVP through Qualtrics by Oct. 27.  Presentation proposals for lightening talks can be simultaneously submitted through the registration link.

Two Oct. 18 events celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week

As part of its celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week (Oct. 16-20), the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship will host two events Oct. 18 at the ISU Research Park Core Facility. Registration is requested.