Crop Management Clinic | July 15-16, 2013
The Crop Management Clinic is a two-day in-field program that gives agribusiness professionals and crop producers a look at the latest research and crop management practices in use today... and tomorrow.
The Crop Management Clinic will be offered on July 15-16, 2013 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) outside of Ames. Registration opens at 8:00 am and opening comments are at 9:00 am. Class adjourns on the first day at 4:30 pm. Class begins on the second day, July 16, at 8:15 am and adjourns at 4:00 pm.
This second-level clinic will go the next step to look at the how and why. Extension specialists and ISU researchers will be discussing the impacts of common crop problems, how to avoid them, and what steps you can take to improve productivity. Additionally, faculty and staff will be highlighting current research taking place throughout the state and how their findings can impact crop management.
Topics include but not limited to:
- Herbicide damage- Mike Owen
- Soybean scouting- Daren Mueller
- Forages- Steve Barnhart
- Management of corn disease- Alison Robertson
- Goss's wilt tips- Alison Robertson
- Glyphosate resistance and management- TBD
- Corn production- Roger Elmore
- Soybean production- TBD
- Soil management- Mahdi Al-Kasi
- Nematodes- TBD
- Invasive pests- TBD
- Nutrient management- John Sawyer
- Planting population- Mark Hanna
- Corn rootworm- TBD
Attendees have the opportunity to select from different topics focusing on a wide variety of crop and soil management topics. Each day students attend a combination of full sessions (60 minutes) and mini-sessions (30 minutes). You choose which sessions to attend, building an educational experience that fits your needs.
Classes are held at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL). FEEL is a unique setting where students can literally step out of the classroom and directly into plots and demonstrations designed to show and reinforce the topics offered. Over 43 acres devoted to teaching activities and demonstrations.
- Registration is $250 and includes refreshment breaks, lunchs and class materials.
- Class enrollment is limited and accepted on first-come first-paid basis.
- Pre-registration is required and the deadline for registration is midnight, July 9, 2013.
- Single-day registration is not available.
- Cancellations requesting a refund must be received by midnight, July 9, 2013. Call (515) 294-6429 or email email@example.com to cancel your registration.
Continuing Education Credits
Certified Crop Advisor credits will be available for this clinic pending approval. Total credits and categories will be announced when approval has been received.
The clinic will be held at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) west of Ames, Iowa.
Registration for this program has closed. Advance registration is required to attend.
For questions about FEEL and the clinics, contact Stuart McCulloh at firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 432-9548.
For assistance with registration, receipts, billing, cancellation or questions on the status of your registration contact Program Services at (515) 294-6429 or email@example.com.