Online Extras – Spring 2017

Page 3: Read more in this extended article about Jo Anne Powell- Coffman’s advice for young scientists— and what she tells her teenage kids not to do.

Page 4: Join Carl Bern and Don Betiz in a series of videos online as they reflect on their 50-year careers.

Page 17: The Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative has proven successful in assisting several companies: Terva, Performance Livestock Analytics, SmartAg and Gross-Wen Technologies.

Page 27: Find ISU Extension and Outreach local food resources and visit the farms featured online: Rinehart’s Family Farm, Picket Fence Creamery and FarmTable Procurement and Delivery.

Page 33: Barkema presented the seventh annual Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture at Iowa State in April. Watch Barkema’s complete presentation, “Pursuing Questions: Prospects for the Economy and Agriculture” online.

Page 34: Agricultural journalist Harlen Persinger selected 10 top photographs from his 45-year career to share in this photo essay —visit the CALS Facebook page to view the rest of his selections.

Page 36: Former FFA members – the Iowa FFA Association needs your help! Visit to sign up to support the future of agriculture.

Page 38: Learn more about Iowa State University’s Forever True campaign. Give today!