Recap of 2017 Crop Scouting Competition

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 Field Extension Education Laboratory. The top four teams were awarded trophies and cash prizes. The top two winning teams from Denison, Iowa and Clayton County, Iowa will compete against Nebraska and Indiana winning teams in the upcoming 2017 Regional Crop Scouting Competition in Indiana on Aug. 28.

Field Extension Education Laboratory Aerial Tour
What Happens to a Sample at the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic

See what happens when a sample is sent to the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic.

Tips for Capturing Crop Disease Photos on Your Mobile Device

In this video, Rachel Kempker (iPiPE intern at Iowa State University) demonstrates how to properly take photos when scouting for disease.

Field Scouting Basics Workshop
Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth 2024

Introduction to IPMThe Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program and Iowa 4-H are pleased to announce the 2024 Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth. Middle school and high school students (those completing grades 7-12) 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.

About Integrated Pest Management

This website provides Integrated Pest Management (IPM) information from Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, the ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and its many departments and programs. The ISU Integrated Pest Management program represents research and extension faculty and staff from the Departments of: