Mid-season Crop Management Clinic

July 9, 2014

On July 9th, the Mid-season Management Clinic, one day event, will offer a variety of topics for attendees to sit in and listen on. From herbicide interactions, nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus management, to compaction, 2014 weather outlook, and discussions on corn and soybean pathogens, attendees will be able to listen to interact with speakers in a learning environment throughout the day.

The clinic opens at 8:00 a.m. and the program runs 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lunch and refreshments are included.

Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) continuing education credits have been applied for and are subject to approval by the CCA organization. Requested credit categories appear below for each program topic. This program will qualify for 7 total credits but categories will vary depending on individual topic selection.

Scheduled topics and CCA credits
Corn growth and development - Mark Licht, Extension agronomist (1.0 CM) Soybean growth and development - Mark Johnson, Extension field agronomist (1.0 CM)
Herbicide injury and interactions for postemerge herbicides - Mike Owen and Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialists (1.0 PM) Potassium management for corn and soybean - Antonio Mallarino, Extension soil fertility specialist (1.0 NM)
Nitrogen management for corn production - John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (1.0 NM) Effects of tillage on residue management - Mahdi Al-Kasi, Extenison soil and water specialist (1.0 SW)
Soybean entomology, focusing on current insect pressure and hot topic of the growing season - Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (1.0 PM) Soybean pathology, focusing on current disease pressure and hot topic of the growing season - Daren Mueller, Extension crop plant pathologist (1.0 PM)
Corn pathology, focusing on current disease pressure and hot topic of the growing season - Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (1.0 PM) Compaction demonstration - Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (0.5 SW)
Corn rootworm update - Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (1.0 PM) And three more topics currently in development which will be announced soon. What topics will this growing season produce?

Registration

  • Registration is $150 and includes refreshment breaks, lunch 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 3, 2014. Extended through July 7!
  • Cancellations requesting a refund must be received by midnight, July 3, 2014. Call (515) 294-6429 or email anr@iastate.edu to cancel your registration.

Location

The clinic will be held at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) west of Ames, Iowa. The address is 1928 240th Street, Boone, Iowa.


Questions?

For questions about FEEL and the clinics, contact Stuart McCulloh at smac@iastate.edu or (515) 509-8308.

For assistance with registration, receipts, billing, cancellation or questions on the status of your registration contact Program Services at (515) 294-6429 or anr@iastate.edu.