Climate Change Impacts on Iowa, 2010

Thumbnail Image
Date
2011-01-01
Authors
Berendzen, Peter
Cruse, Richard
Jackson, Laura
Mulqueen, Robert
Mutel, Cornelia
Osterberg, David
Rogovska, Natalia
Schnoor, Jerald
Swenson, Dave
Major Professor
Advisor
Committee Member
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
Authors
Person
Takle, Eugene
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Projects
Organizational Units
Organizational Unit
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
The Leopold Center is a research and education center on the campus of Iowa State University created to identify and reduce negative environmental and social impacts of farming and develop new ways to farm profitably while conserving natural resources.
Organizational Unit
Agronomy

The Department of Agronomy seeks to teach the study of the farm-field, its crops, and its science and management. It originally consisted of three sub-departments to do this: Soils, Farm-Crops, and Agricultural Engineering (which became its own department in 1907). Today, the department teaches crop sciences and breeding, soil sciences, meteorology, agroecology, and biotechnology.

History
The Department of Agronomy was formed in 1902. From 1917 to 1935 it was known as the Department of Farm Crops and Soils.

Dates of Existence
1902–present

Historical Names

  • Department of Farm Crops and Soils (1917–1935)

Related Units

Journal Issue
Is Version Of
Versions
Series
Abstract

Climate change is already affecting the way Iowans live and work. Without action to mitigate these effects, our future responses will become more complex and costly . The following policy recommendations are offered as initial steps to help safeguard our state’s economy, environment, and residents.

Comments
Description
Keywords
Citation
DOI
Source
Copyright
Collections