Voices of ACES

October 22, 2019
By Rodrigo Trevisan
In most of my professional career, I have been focused on improving crop production by understanding the impacts of spatial and temporal variability at the field level. Taking these variations into consideration, instead of using just the averages, is the basis of precision agriculture.

October 8, 2019
By Gretchen Macklin
As a kid growing up in Illinois, I was heavily involved in 4-H for 11 years, taking projects like swine, horticulture, photography, and cooking. I think my favorite part of 4-H was not showing projects at the fair, or monthly club meetings, or the skills it taught me, or even working with livestock, although I really enjoyed all those things. My favorite part of 4-H was the community.

August 30, 2019
By Marshal White
When I started graduate school, I knew I wanted to do research internationally. I’m particularly drawn to agriculture, because the intersection of food and culture is consequential to our human experience. Throughout history, agriculture has defined societies and it is immensely gratifying for me to witness the cultural traces of its impact in communities across the world. My story is a tribute to the challenging realities of cross-cultural research, but also to how international exposure is a place for growth and richness.

August 20, 2019
By Christina Fernandez
Our last days in Malawi were spent at a safari camp inside of Liwonde National Park. I think it’s safe to say that none of us have ever experienced a camping trip like this before.

August 1, 2019
By Anoosha Memon
July 30, 2019
By Kristin Iverson
July 18, 2019
By Christina Fernandez
July 12, 2019
By Anoosha Memon
June 29th - 30th

July 10, 2019
By Benjamin Norton
Well, I’ve been in Tanzania for another week full of new experiences! If you haven’t read my first blog post, you can find it here: https://go.aces.illinois.edu/VoicesofACES

July 8, 2019
By Kristin Iverson
Dzina langa ndi Kristin Iverson.