The Department of Agricultural Education and Studies has as its focus the teaching and learning processes. All three elements of the land-grant philosophy - learning, discovery, and engagement - are part of the department's emphasis on the educational processes, and how these processes impact our clientele in a variety of agricultural settings.

Recent News

Dr. Robert Martin
May 21, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Martin: Awarded Iowa
Association of Agricultural Educators 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

March 19, 2020

Iowa State University’s top priority continues to be protecting the health and safety of faculty, staff, students, and visitors by reducing the transmission risk associated with COVID-19. This approach means that many University courses will move online and campus will be staffed at a significantly reduced level.

450 Farm
May 29, 2019

We're hiring! Be an integral part of the 450 Farm - the only student managed farm at a four year university - as the farm operator! This is an unique and exciting way to be involved in production agriculture while working side by side with Iowa State students, faculty and staff.  More info: 

January 28, 2019

Join us for the 5th Annual Global Learning in Agriculture (#GLAG19) with @GlobalTeachAg during the week of January 26th! It is a completely online conference with “on-demand” and “live” opportunities to engage in conversation about furthering the understanding of the interconnected world of Food, Fiber, and Natural Resources through education. Register today to make sure that you don’t miss your chance to engage with this years keynote speaker, Mr. Roger Thurow, the author or Enough, The Last Hunger Season, and The First 1,000 Days.

Chart of Fall 2018 Senior award winners
December 13, 2018

Congratulations to all of the Fall 2018 Iowa State CALS Council Senior Award Winners!