ABE professor to receive Academic Leadership Award at Global Agriculture Leadership Summit

This year at the 10th Global Agriculture Leadership Summit, professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Manjit Misra will be presented with the Academic Leadership award. Misra will also address the morning session with the topic “To feed the future, we must first seed the future”. Misra also commented that the award reflects the good work … Continue reading ABE professor to receive Academic Leadership Award at Global Agriculture Leadership Summit

BSE student named recipient of scholarship honoring food security advocate David Lambert named at Borlaug Dialogue Symposium

An Iowa State University sophomore and junior studying global hunger issues are the first recipients of a new endowed scholarship honoring global food security advocate David Lambert. Katelyn Fritz from Pleasant Hill and Michelle Friedmann of Mendota Heights, Minnesota, were named recipients of the David Lambert ‘Hunger Fighter’ Memorial Scholarship, that honors his efforts in … Continue reading BSE student named recipient of scholarship honoring food security advocate David Lambert named at Borlaug Dialogue Symposium

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Symposium to focus on whole systems approach to global food security

The Global Food Security Consortium and the Seed Science Center at Iowa State University will welcome experts from around the world April 14 and 15 to discuss the components necessary for addressing global food security. The symposium, titled Interlocking the Pieces for Global Food Security, will offer sessions on nutrition; capacity building, education, entrepreneurship and … Continue reading Symposium to focus on whole systems approach to global food security

Misra represents ISU at UN hunger event

Twenty-six presidents and other senior administrators – representing a consortium of more than 60 universities worldwide – signed the Presidents’ Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security at the United Nations on Dec. 9, creating a blueprint for higher education’s role in waging and winning the fight against hunger and malnutrition. Manjit Misra, director of the … Continue reading Misra represents ISU at UN hunger event

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ABE professor appointed chair of USDA advisory council

Manjit Misra, Iowa State University professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering and director of the Seed Science Center, has been named chairman of the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council. The council was created to provide scientific advice for the US Department of Agriculture and the National Genetic Resources Program related to the collection, maintenance and utilization … Continue reading ABE professor appointed chair of USDA advisory council