Maro Ibarburu, associate scientist and business analyst for the Egg Industry Center, received the Professional and Scientific Research Award from the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Winning this college-level award qualified Ibarburu for the University-level awards for the same category.
On October 25, Ibarburu was honored at the Iowa State University awards ceremony for winning the university-level research excellence award for professional and scientific staff. This award recognizes Iowa State employees who have worked for five or more years at ISU and provide excellence in research.
Ibarburu’s work involves analyzing data from research projects and other informational resources to ensure the Egg Industry Center provides well-grounded scientific answers on egg industry topics. He provides meaningful market and statistical information to the industry through monthly reports that include flock and price projections. A large part of Ibarburu’s work is adapting his research as needed for the egg industry, which often includes special reports on topics like highly pathogenic avian influenza, COVID, and the cage-free transition.
Please join the Egg Industry Center in congratulating Maro on these accomplishments.