Media advisory: Iowa Farm Bureau commits $1 million to ISU's bioeconomy program

AMES, Iowa -- A news event will be held Monday to announce a $1 million gift from the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation to support Iowa State University's Bioeconomy Program. The program will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Iowa Farm Bureau Pavilion in Kildee Hall at Iowa State.

Speakers at the event include:

  • Gregory Geoffroy, president of Iowa State University
  • Wendy Wintersteen, dean of the Iowa State University College of Agriculture Craig Lang, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation president
  • Robert Brown, director of the Iowa State Office of Biorenewables Programs and Bergles Professor in Thermal Science

Parking is available in Lots 39 and 40 which are the lots adjacent to the pavilion on the east side. Another lot available will be across Pammel Drive in Lot 79. To view a campus map, visit