Crop Advantage meetings provide a solid foundation of current, research-based crop production information to help make smart, informed decisions in the farming operation.

Special Announcement

The Chariton Crop Advantage has been cancelled. Individuals pre-registered can change to a remaining Crop Advantage location or be refunded. For either option, please call 515-294-6429 or email with your preference.

Series schedule

Date Location
January 3 Sheldon, IA
January 4 Storm Lake, IA
January 5 Burlington, IA
January 10 Okoboji, IA
January 11 Webster City, IA
January 12 Cedar Falls, IA
January 13 Mason City, IA
January 17 Ankeny, IA
January 18 Chariton, IA
January 19 Atlantic, IA
January 20 Davenport, IA
January 24 Le Mars, IA
January 25 Coralville, IA
January 26 Denison, IA

Private Pesticide Applicator Cotinuing Instruction Course

Each Crop Advantage meeting is an approved continuing instruction course for Iowa private pesticide applicators. Applicators must attend the entire meeting (including at least one pest management topic) to receive credit. The continuing instruction course is included in meeting registration.

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.