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Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth 2018

Introduction to IPMThe Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program is pleased to present the eighth 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.

Field Scouting Basics

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 7:30am to 12:00pm

 

Field Scouting Basics Workshop | May 15, 2014

Crop Scouting Competition

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 8:00am to 2:30pm

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.

Daren S Mueller

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Coordinator
Assistant Professor
Extension Plant Pathologist
Area of Expertise: 
Soybean diseases, Plant Pathology, Crop protection

Bob Hartzler

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Collaborator
Professor
Area of Expertise: 
Weed science

Mark Licht

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Collaborator
Extension Specialist
Area of Expertise: 
Agronomy

Alison Robertson

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Collaborator
Associate Professor
Area of Expertise: 
Plant Pathology

Chad Hart

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Collaborator
Assistant Professor
Area of Expertise: 
Ag Economist

Erin Hodgson

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Collaborator
Associate Professor
Area of Expertise: 
Entomology

Fungicide Thoughts for 2014 Season

July 7, 2014

We will have a fair amount of corn tasseling shortly after the weekend – so fungicide application season is about here.


In talking with farmers and retailers the last week or so, based on all the rainfall and wet soils this is shaping up to be a big year for fungicide applications, so just a few thoughts for guys “on the fence” and trying to decide whether to spray or not.

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