Late-season disease clinic at field lab

Registrations are now open for a clinic in which participants examine late-season diseases in the field. Iowa State University's Agribusiness Education will host the Late-Season Disease Clinic August 28 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) near Ames. Participation in the clinic counts toward 5.0 hours of pest management continuing education units (CEUs) for certified crop advisors.

This hands-on field course will emphasize diagnosis and management of late-season diseases on corn and soybean, such as:

  • stalk and ear rots including Anthracnose, Fusarium, Gibberella, Diplodia, and Aspergillus;
  • leaf diseases including gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, eyespot, and northern leaf spot, and
  • soybean diseases and nematodes including white mold, cyst nematode, brown stem rot, and sudden death syndrome.

Class size is limited, and registrations are taken on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you have questions, please call Agribusiness Education at 515-432-9548 or e-mail at:

This article originally appeared on page 159 of the IC-478(20) -- August 18, 1997 issue.

Updated 08/17/1997 - 1:00pm