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

2024 Series

Location agendas and registration for the 2024 Crop Advantage Series will be available late November 2023.

2024 series schedule

Date Location
January 3 Sheldon, IA
January 4 Storm Lake, IA
January 5 Mason City, IA
January 10 Ankeny, IA
January 11 Burlington, IA
January 16 Cedar Falls, IA
January 18 Atlantic, IA
January 19 Davenport, IA
January 23 Okoboji, IA
January 24 Templeton, IA NEW location
January 25 Coralville, IA
January 30 Le Mars, 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.

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.