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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.

Soybean Aphid Field Day

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

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. 

Integrated Crop Management Conference

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:00am to Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 4:00pm

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. 

SCN and Soybean Aphid Resistance Management Workshop

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

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.   

9th International IPM Symposium

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

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.

2017 Integrated Crop Management Conference

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:30am to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

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.

Webinar Recording: Iowa Pest Resistance Management Program

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:09pm

Evan SivesindView 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

Weed Management Field Day--Harrison County Pilot

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am

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.

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