Crop Advantage Series

Delivering the research, knowledge and experience of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to decision-makers in the field.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the Crop Advantage Series at 14 locations across Iowa during January . Each year the Crop Advantage Series provides the latest research information on crop production.

Registration for the 2018 Crop Advantage Series is now open!

Select a location from the list below to view program details and complete registration.

2018 Series Schedule

Date Location
January 3 Sheldon, IA
January 4 Okoboji, IA
January 5 Burlington, IA
January 9 Storm Lake, IA
January 10 Ames, IA
January 11 Moravia, IA
January 12 Mason City, IA
January 16 Atlantic, IA
January 17 Fort Dodge, IA
January 18 Waterloo, IA
January 23 Le Mars, IA
January 24 Iowa City, IA
January 25 Denison, IA
January 26 Davenport, IA

Following the 2015 Crop Advantage Series, 78% of survey respondents said the information they received could increase profits $5 or more per acre on their farm.

Pesticide Applicator Recertification

Each Crop Advantage meeting is approved for recertification for Iowa private pesticide applicators. Applicators must attend the entire meeting (including at least one pest management topic) to receive recertification credit. The recertification fee for private pesticide applicators is included in meeting registration. Note: Commercial applicator recertification in categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 is offered for an additional fee at the Moravia location only.

Continuing Education for Certified Crop Advisers

All locations are approved for continuing education credits for Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs). Credits awarded will depend on workshop sessions attended during the program. Program listings use the following credit designations: CM-crop management, PM-pest management, NM-nutrient management, SW-soil and water. All topics are 1.0 credit.


Please contact ANR Program Services at (515) 294-6429, or contact your local Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist.

Statewide Sponsors

Iowa State University Extenison and Outreach appreciates the following statewide sponsors for their financial support of this year’s Crop Advantage Series.