Crop and Pest Management Events

07/31/2014- Grinnell Farmland Leasing Meeting - July 31
ISU Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings in 12 different sites across Central Iowa during late July and August. Meeting sites include Oskaloosa, Boone, Altoona, Nevada, Grinnell, Knoxville, Adel, Newton, Indianola, Traer, Marshalltown and Winterset and are coordinated by county ISU Extension and Outreach offices. The G

08/04/2014- Farmland Leasing Meeting
The meeting will be facilitated by Steve Johnson, Farm Management Specialist with ISU Extension & Outreach. There is $20 per individual or $30 per couple registration fee, which includes a 100-page farmland leasing book and handouts. The public is invited to attend.

08/04/2014- IDALS Pesticide Testing
IDALS Pesticide Testing

08/08/2014- Pesticide Testing by IDALS

08/12/2014- Farmland Leasing Meeting
More than half of Iowa farmland is rented, and the percentage of farmland rented has increased over time due to the changing demographics of farmland owners. Iowa farmland cash rental rates decreased by $10 an acre from 2013 to 2014; northeast Iowa cash rental rates decreased by over 1.4 percent in 2014. Additionally, farmland values have increased

08/12/2014- Farmland Leasing Meeting
More than half of Iowa farmland is rented, and the percentage of farmland rented has increased over time due to the changing demographics of farmland owners. Iowa farmland cash rental rates decreased by $10 an acre from 2013 to 2014; northeast Iowa cash rental rates decreased by over 1.4 percent in 2014. Additionally, farmland values have increased

08/14/2014- Farmland Leasing Meetings
A workshop that includes current land value,cash rental rate surveys, farm bill updates, calculating cash and flexible leases, cost of production estimates, grain prices, and corn suitability updates. A 100 page book provided.

08/14/2014- Summer Webinar Series: TOTALLY TREES
Tree questions? Come and ask the experts. Thursday, August 14th – Donald Lewis and Mark Shour, ISU Extension Entomologists, “Tree Pests: Emerald Ash Borer and Beyond”

08/15/2014- FARMLAND LEASING MEETING
More than half of Iowa farmland is rented, and the percentage of farmland rented has increased over time due to the changing demographics of farmland owners. Iowa farmland cash rental rates decreased by $10 an acre from 2013 to 2014; northeast Iowa cash rental rates decreased slightly by 1.4 percent in 2014. Additionally, farmland values have incre

08/19/2014- Northeast Iowa ISU Research Farm Ag Drainage Workshop
This is a three-day school with each day including a combination of hands-on training, lecture and discussion, and problem solving using examples. By attending this school, participants will be able to plan and layout subsurface drainage systems and workout estimated project costs. Pre-registration is required. There is a fee. Call Kapil Arora at 5