Service Above Self – Jeff Iles

By: Ed Adcock
IowaStateUniversity - College Communications Specialist


IowaState’s Shade Tree Short Course got its start 60 years ago. The annual, two-day event held each February is coordinated by Jeff Iles, chair of the Department of Horticulture. This year’s meeting drew about 700 participants, and emerald ash borer—a destructive pest claiming the lives of millions of ash across the United States— was a prominent topic of conversation.