Iowa Informer: Director Expresses Frustrations, Optimism for Leopold Center’s Future

This article originally appeared in the Iowa Informer on December 5, 2017: Director Expresses Frustrations, Optimism for Leopold Center’s Future By Gavin Aronsen – December 5, 2017 Leopold Center director Mark Rasmussen speaks Monday at Iowa State University’s Hansen Learning Center. Photo: Gavin Aronsen/Iowa Informer Mark Rasmussen, the director of Iowa State University’s Leopold Center for Sustainable… Read More

Iowa State Daily: The final stretch for the Leopold Center

This article originally appeared in the Iowa State Daily on Nov. 17, 2017: The final stretch for the Leopold Center Annelise Wells, annelise.wells@iowastatedaily.com, @anniekate28 Director of the Leopold Center, Mark Rasmussen, works in his office in 209 Curtiss April 18.  The Leopold Center has been issuing grants for agricultural research purposes for thirty years. Dineh Bohan/Iowa… Read More

Swoboda: Will Leopold Center Survive?

The following appeared in Wallace’s Farmer on Nov. 9, 2017: Will Leopold Center survive? Rod Swoboda 1 | Nov 09, 2017 The town of Calmar, in northeast Iowa will be the site of the last listening session to help guide the future of Iowa State University’s Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. The meeting, which is… Read More

LCSA Task Force Nominations Accepted

https://www.leopold.iastate.edu/ Leopold Center Visioning Task Force Nominations are now being accepted for service on the Leopold Center Visioning Task Force (self-nominations welcome). The Task Force will seek public input and help shape the future of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Contact Director Mark Rasmussen with nomination information.     Read More

Paul Johnson: Undo ‘horrible mistake’

This op-ed originally appeared in the Des Moines Register on May 5, 2017. Leopold Center co-founder to Branstad: Undo ‘horrible mistake’ Iowa is about agriculture. There is no place on Earth that does it better than Iowa. And there is no person associated with agriculture more revered than Iowa native Norman Borlaug. He is considered… Read More