"On July 31, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at ISU’s FEEL Farm near Boone, farmers, agronomists and other stakeholders will have the opportunity to hear from experts who will present ways to use the '4Rs,' plus conservation practices to achieve maximum profitability, yields and environmental stewardship. The day of learning is free, with lunch provided, and attendees participating the whole day can receive six continuing education (CEU) credits toward their certified crop adviser (CCA) certification."
There will be many collaborators present to make sure this day is educational and plenty of fun! Collaborators include the Iowa State University Pollinator Working Group, the ISU Entomology Graduate Student Organization, the ISU Graduates in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, Blank Park Zoo, and Ames High School.
The Harrison County Herbicide Resistance Project features side-by-side comparison of 10 herbicide programs in both corn and soybeans. Join us from 9:30am to 11:00am for a field walk at the corn plot (address coming soon) to gauge success and implications for future resistance management. This event is free and open to the public, and coffee and donuts will be provided.
The 9th International IPM Symposium will be held March 19-22, 2018 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The symposium will begin with the Opening Session on Monday, March 19, 5:00-7:00 pm, featuring a keynote talk by Dr. Dini Miller, Virginia Tech, and presentation of the 2018 IPM Achievement Awards.
View this webinar to learn more about the Iowa Pest Resistance Management Program (IPRMP), an Iowa-specific effort to address pests--including weeds, insects and diseases--that can adapt and become resistant to chemical, genetic, and agronomic control practices. The IPRMP outlines approaches for protecting your crops with effective, integrated management solutions that will sustainably control pest
The Integrated Crop Management Conference offers workshops focusing on the latest in crop production technology. Experts from Iowa and surrounding states will provide research updates and results in soil fertility, soil and water management, crop production and pest management. Attendees can choose from up to 7 topics each hour. This format allows you to customize your conference experience to meet your interests and CCA credit needs.
Registration and program information for the 2017 ICM Conference will be posted in October.
Resources for Pesticide Safety Education Programming (PSEP) information:
The two most important pests that reduce soybean yield (nematodes and aphids) are evolving, becoming resistant to commonly used pest management tools. This workshop will provide research-based, sustainable pest management recommendations for the control of soybean cyst nematode and soybean aphid. Information provided will include updates on the status of resistant pest populations in Iowa and hands-on demonstrations of sampling and managing both pests.
The Crop Disease Clinic will be offered on August 16, 2017 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) outside of Ames. Registration check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. The program will begin with opening comments at 8:55 a.m. and will conclude at 4:30 p.m.
The Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program is pleased to present the 7th annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth. High school students (those completing grades 9-12) from Iowa are invited to compete and showcase crop scouting abilities in corn and soybean. The competition will be a one day event focusing on outdoor learning. Sponsors include DuPont Pioneer, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Independent Crop Consultants Association, ScoutPro, Iowa Certified Crop Advisors, and Environmental Tillage Systems.
The Crop Management Clinic will be offered on July 13, 2017 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) west of Ames, Iowa. Registration check-in will open at 8:30 a.m. The program will start with opening comments at 8:55 am, and the clinic will adjourn at 4:30 p.m.
The Field Diagnostic Clinic will be offered on July 12, 2017 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) outside of Ames. Registration check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. Opening comments will start at 8:55 a.m., and the program will conclude at 4:30 p.m.
The Crop Scouting Field Basics Workshop is for interns scouting fields and reporting back to farmers, crop consultants, or others interested.
Registration check-in opens at 8:30 am and the workshop begins at 9:00 am. The workshop concludes at 2:00 pm. Optional Agricultural Handler Pesticide Safety training follows at 2:10 pm to 3:10 pm. The event will take place at the Field Extension Education Laboratory at 1928 240th Street, Boone, Iowa | map link.
The Integrated Crop Management Conference offers over 30 different seminars and workshops focusing on the latest in crop production technology. Experts from Iowa and surrounding states will provide research updates and results in soil fertility, soil and water management, crop production and pest management. Attendees can choose from up to 5 topics each hour. This format allows you to customize your conference experience to meet your interests and CCA credit needs. Click HERE for more information.
This regional field day features key researchers and specialists participating in the North Central Soybean Research Program discussing ongoing research and recommendations for managing soybean aphid. There is no fee to attend but advance registration is requested to assist with facility and catering arrangements. CCA credits may be available. Click HERE for more information.
High school students from across Iowa are invited to compete and showcase their scouting abilities in corn and soybean on August 5 at the Iowa State University Extension Farm. The competition will be a one day event with both indoor and outdoor components. The theme for this years competition is Crop Scouting Innovations. Monetary prizes will be awarded to winners. Click HERE for more information and registration.
Field Scouting Basics Workshop | May 15, 2014