Early-season Crop Disease Workshop
June 6, 2013 | FEEL, Ames, Iowa
The goals of the Early Season Crop Disease Workshop are to (i) improve disease diagnostic skills and (ii) enhance the understanding of the biology of pathogens that cause early season diseases, primarily seedling blights, of corn and soybean in Iowa. The workshop will include field and classroom hands-on activities as well as interactive and conventional presentations.
Registration opens, morning refreshments
|9:00||Diagnosis of diseased crop samples - Alison Robertson and Daren Mueller, Extension crop plant pathologists|
|10:30||Oomycete pathogens - Alison Robertson|
|11:15||Update on research on Fusarium species - Margaret Ellis, postdoctoral research associate|
|12:00 pm||Lunch (provided)|
|12:30||Nematode-protectant seed treatments for corn and soybeans - Greg Tylka, Extension nematologist|
|1:15||Seedling disease/seed treatment demonstration plots - Alison Robertson and Daren Mueller|
|3:00||Fungicides 201 - Daren Mueller|
|3:45||Wrap up discussion and evaluation|
- Pre-registration is required and the deadline for registration is midnight, June 3, 2013.
- Class enrollment is limited to 25, accepted on first-come first-paid basis.
- Registration is $150 and includes refreshment breaks, lunch and class materials.
- Cancellations requesting a refund must be received by midnight, June 3, 2013. Call (515) 294-6429 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your registration.
Continuing Education Credits
This program qualifies for 6.0 pest management credits for Certified Crop Advisers, subject to approval by the CCA organization.
The clinic will be held at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) west of Ames, Iowa.
Closed:This class has reached capacity and registration has closed.