For 16 consecutive years, the overall placement rate for Iowa State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) undergraduates has been 97 percent or higher.

The latest figures from CALS Career Services show the placement rate for the 2012-2013 class is 97.3 percent. Of those graduates, 69 percent stayed in Iowa.

Top employers of CALS grads include DuPont Pioneer, Cargill, ISU, John Deere, Monsanto, Ag Leader Technology, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Farmers Cooperative Company and Syngenta.

Here is the most recent placement summary.