Online Extras – Fall 2015

Foreword: Take a 24-minute lesson on the soil nitrogen cycle, drainage and nitrate loss from CALS faculty members Matt Helmers and Mike Castellano.

Page 5: Watch the Shade Slayers in action as they cut, clear and burn invasive species in the Indiangrass Hills prairie area in southwest Iowa.

Page 6: Tune in to watch Jered Stratton performing the Bach Cello Suite in a video online.

Page 10: Watch Danny O’Neill’s presentation of the 2015 Deal Lecture, “How Baling Hay Prepared Me to Become the Coffee ‘Bean Baron,’.”

Page 14: Celebrate the Year of Soils

Page 16: Learn more about managing nitrogen with Iowa State University experts Matt Helmers and Mike Castellano in videos online and find links to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach resources.

Page 27: Learn more about the prairie STRIPS project and other collaborative research about on-farm prairies.

Page 29: Learn more about the Leopold Center and its work in nutrient management, water quality and more.

Page 31: Check out the new CALS alumni webpage.

Page 38: Learn more about partnerships fostered through the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance.

Page 39: Check out ISU Extension and Outreach’s “how-to” on grassroots water quality improvement—the Hewitt Creek Model and watch the Iowa Farm Bureau’s Iowa Minute on bioreactors.

Page 40: For information about contributing to the Paul Doak Agricultural Business Recruiting Scholarship visit the ISU Foundation online or contact the Iowa State University Foundation at (515) 294-7677.