News http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/news en Leopold Center 2019 Annual Report Online Emphasizes Partnerships, Reports New Research http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/leopold-center-2019-annual-report-online-emphasizes-partnerships-reports-new-research <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/files/page/files/leopoldcenter-2019annualreport_web.pdf"><img alt="2019 Leopold Center Annual Report cover" src="http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/files/resize/news/images/2019annualreport_cover-100x128.jpg" style="float:left; height:128px; margin:2px; width:100px" width="100" height="128" /></a>The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture’s 2019 annual report is now online, with an emphasis on LCSA partnerships with Whiterock Conservancy, the Leopold Landscape Alliance, Iowa Learning Farms and others. It includes research reports on calcium carbonate nodule formation in Iowa’s loess soils and the effects of grazing system on methane emissions in pastures by Jim Russell, animal science professor emeritus. It also includes articles about Spencer Award winner and farmer Paul Mugge and sustainability scholarships provided to Iowa undergraduates. <a href="http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/files/page/files/leopoldcenter-2019annualreport_web.pdf">Read or download the report</a><a href="http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/files/page/files/leopoldcenter-2019annualreport_web.pdf">.</a></p> </div></div></div> Fri, 15 May 2020 19:10:55 +0000 ayr 13487 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com June Meeting of LCSA Advisory Board Canceled http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/june-meeting-lcsa-advisory-board-canceled <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The&nbsp;Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture's Advisory Board meeting, scheduled for June 11, 2020, has been canceled due to the ongoing situation related to COVID-19.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 08 May 2020 16:31:50 +0000 ayr 13486 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com Carbonate, the Other Soil Carbon http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/carbonate-other-soil-carbon <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>In an Iowa Learning Farms webinar, March 25, 2020, Mark Rasmussen, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Director,?discusses,?"<a href="https://iowalearningfarms.wordpress.com/2020/03/26/carbonate-the-other-soil-carbon/">Carbonate, the Other Soil Carbon</a>," sharing?research on calcium carbonate and its role in?carbon storage in soils?in Iowa and the Midwest. He describes?how calcium carbonate is formed,?shares?information on its distribution and discusses its importance as one of the largest reservoirs of carbon on the planet.?</p></div></div></div> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:18:32 +0000 ayr 13485 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com 2020 Shivvers Memorial Lecture canceled http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/2020-shivvers-memorial-lecture-canceled <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The 2020&nbsp;Shivvers Memorial Lecture, scheduled for March 27, has been canceled. The presentation, "Eating Tomorrow: Climate Change and the Battle for the Future of Food,"&nbsp;by Timothy A. Wise, director of the Land and Food Rights program at Small Planet Institute, may be rescheduled at another date. (Note: All Iowa State University lectures have been canceled from March 23 through April 10, 2020.)&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 11 Mar 2020 20:36:45 +0000 ayr 13483 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com Leopold Center Records Added to ISU Special Collections http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/leopold-center-records-added-isu-special-collections <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Special Collections and University Archives Department announced that <a href="https://isuspecialcollections.wordpress.com/2020/02/14/leopold-center-for-sustainable-agriculture-records/">records for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture from 1977-2018</a> have been processed and are open to researchers. The collection contains the Leopold Center's administrative records, including grant applications and reports from the center's first three decades. The Leopold Center also maintains an online archive of its ongoing work, along with past annual reports, research reports and other materials in the Iowa State University <a href="http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/leopold/">Digital Repository.</a></p> </div></div></div> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 23:16:01 +0000 ayr 13482 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com An Elder Statesman of Sustainable Ag Looks to the ‘Regenerative Generation’ http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/elder-statesman-sustainable-ag-looks-%E2%80%98regenerative-generation%E2%80%99 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>During an&nbsp;interview with&nbsp;<a href="https://civileats.com/">Civil Eats</a> at the <a href="https://www.stonebarnscenter.org/">Stone Barns Center's</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.stonebarnscenter.org/engage/for-farmers/yfc/watching-parties/">2019 Young Farmers Conference</a>&nbsp;in December, LCSA&nbsp;Distinguished Fellow Fred Kirshchenmann discussed hopes and fears related to the future of agriculture -- and&nbsp;farmers&nbsp;and authors from whom he gains&nbsp;inspiration.</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 17:26:34 +0000 ayr 13481 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com ISU’s Leopold Center Awards Sustainability Scholarships to Iowa Undergraduates http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/isu%E2%80%99s-leopold-center-awards-sustainability-scholarships-iowa-undergraduates <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Proposals from five undergraduates representing Iowa State University, Drake University, Grinnell College and the University of Northern Iowa have been awarded funding in the first round of a new scholarship program supported by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 21 Jan 2020 23:26:24 +0000 ayr 13480 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com ISU’s Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Announces New Round of Scholarships for Iowa Undergraduates http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/isu%E2%80%99s-leopold-center-sustainable-agriculture-announces-new-round-scholarships-iowa-undergraduates <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Junior and senior undergraduates at Iowa four-year colleges and universities are invited to submit proposals to <a href="http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/new-leopold-center-sustainability-scholarship-open-iowa-undergraduates">apply for the second round of the sustainability scholarship program</a> sponsored by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 18 Dec 2019 19:53:58 +0000 ayr 13479 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com LCSA Advisory Board Meets November 13 http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/lcsa-advisory-board-meets-november-13 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leopold Center's Advisory Board will meet Nov. 13, 2019, starting at 10:00 a.m., in Room 142 of Curtiss Hall, 513 Farm House Lane, on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. The meeting is open to the public. <a href="http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/files/events/files/lc_advisory_board_nov_13_meeting.pdf">Agenda</a>&nbsp;</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 31 Oct 2019 20:26:29 +0000 ayr 13478 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com Leopold Center Selects Farmer Researcher Paul Mugge for Spencer Award http://www.yuzhaogroup.com/leopold-center-selects-farmer-researcher-paul-mugge-spencer-award <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>AMES, IA – Sutherland farmer Paul Mugge has been selected as the 2019 winner of the Spencer Award, presented by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 16:34:07 +0000 ayr 13476 at http://www.yuzhaogroup.com 可以换钱的棋牌