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September 18, 2017

To help farmers and agronomists identify, scout, and manage corn diseases a new Corn Diseases booklet, published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is now available to crop producers and industry professionals.

August 25, 2017

DES MOINES - State, federal and extension experts are encouraging Iowa farmers to stay vigilant in their efforts to control Palmer amaranth.

August 14, 2017

Six teams of Iowa youth from across the state participated in the seventh annual Iowa Crop Scouting Competition on July 31 at the ISU Extension and Outreach...

August 3, 2017

Ames, Iowa – Soybean aphid resistance will be one of the topics covered at the August 17, 2017, SCN and Soybean Aphid Resistance Management Workshop at the Iowa State Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone, Iowa.

August 1, 2017

AMES, Iowa — A new staff member at Iowa State University will coordinate day-to-day activities of a statewide effort to help Iowa farmers address pest resistance in their fields.

July 17, 2017

1) Develops in hot, dry weather conditions. Charcoal rot is a fungal disease that is most severe in years and areas experiencing hot, dry weather. However, this disease can also cause losses when ample moisture is present, making it a hidden threat to yield.

July 14, 2017

The Twitter accounts @corndisease and @soydisease are a place for farmers agronomists, crop consultants, and specialists to collectively document...

July 7, 2017

While scouting corn and soybean fields this summer, farmers and agribusiness professionals are encouraged to tweet a photo with the name of the crop disease, county, and state to either @corndisease or...

June 19, 2017

The Field Extension Education Lab has five clinics/workshops this summer in July and August. Below is a list of programming updates that correlate with current farmer concerns and this year’s crop issues:

April 5, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has published the Field Crop Scouting book as an online learning tool for students and ag professionals in Iowa.

March 23, 2017

The Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program is pleased to present the 7th annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa youth.

February 28, 2017

The new crop season is right around the corner, and we want you to be prepared!

August 18, 2015

DES MOINES – The emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive and invasive insect of ash trees has been discovered in central rural Montgomery County. Iowa’s growing number of counties with confirmed detections has now reached twenty-seven.

April 22, 2015

AMES, Iowa – Field Scouting Basics Workshop, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach educational program, will be Monday, May 18, at the Field Extension Education Laboratory n

April 15, 2015

Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Dallas County, IA.  Please see the press release for more details. 

March 25, 2015

DES MOINES – Emerald Ash...

August 12, 2014

Soybean diseases are starting to show up in Iowa fields this growing season. In an ...

August 8, 2014

Rust is a fungal disease caused by several species of Puccinia.  All...

August 8, 2014

A recent inquiry from an Extension and Outreach colleague about timing of preventive treatments for the emerald ash...

August 7, 2014

Trees can become afflicted with problems that can change their appearance and overall health. Iowa State University...

August 7, 2014

The lack of reliable traits to distinguish Palmer amaranth and waterhemp during vegetative stages complicates efforts at...

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