Late-Season Disease Clinic | August 21-22, 2013
The Crop Management Clinic will be offered on August 21-22, 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, August 22, at 8:30 am and adjourns at 4:30 pm.
Day one of the clinic will focus on corn disease identification, new and emerging disease threats, fungicide research updates, sessions for on-going research, and cover the biology and symptoms associated with nematodes that feed on corn.
Day two of the clinic will focus on soybean disease identification, new and emerging disease threats, fungicide research update and sessions for on-going research. Additionally, time will be devoted to soybean cyst nematode biology, symptoms and management strategies.
Topics include but not limited to:
- Disease ID for corn and soybeans
- Current disease Issues from 2013
- New and emerging disease in corn and soybean
- Early season disease effects long-term in corn and soybean
- Fungicides 101
- Fungicides 201
- Nematodes that feed on corn and soybean cyst nematode
- Goss's wilt update
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 are 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, August 18, 2013.
- Single-day registration is not available.
- Cancellations requesting a refund must be received by midnight, August 14, 2013. Call (515) 294-6429 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
For questions about FEEL and the clinics, contact Stuart McCulloh at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.