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November 27, 2006

November 27, 2006

 

IOWA YIELD TRIAL RESULTS

 

2006 Iowa Yield Trial Results for Corn, Soybeans, Alfalfa, and Small Grains are now posted on the web at: http://www.croptesting.iastate.edu/.

 

New ISU Corn Production Web Page

 

A good place to go for information on corn is ISU Extension’s new web page on corn production at: http://www.agronext.iastate.edu/corn/.

 

 

 

FOR YOUR CALENDAR

 

Integrated Crop Management Conference – Ames

November 29-30

 

Conference is almost sold out. Registration will close at midnight tonight. Choose from 37 different workshops (as many as 6 topics to choose from per hour) featuring the latest crop production information from experts from around the mid-west.  There will be over 50 exhibitors representing all aspects of crop production and protection.  Receive commercial pesticide applicator recertification credits in categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10.  Receive up to 13 CCA credits.  Program information and on-line registration is available at:

http://www.aep.iastate.edu/icm/homepage.html.

 

 

Crop Advantage Conference Series

January 4, 2007 – Cedar Rapids

January 5, 2007 – Burlington

January 24, 2007 – Waterloo

 

The series features Marlin Rice & Jon Tollefson on managing corn rootworms and Palle Pedersen on the Soybean High Yield project. There are many workshop topics to choose from as well as CCA credits available at all sites. To register go to:

http://www.aep.iastate.edu/cas/homepage.html.

 

Continuing Instruction Courses for Private Pesticide Applicators

 

All private pesticide applicators have received or will receive soon a brochure containing information on continuing instruction courses available in or near their county. To see a listing of some of the courses available in EC & SE Iowa, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Pages/eccrops/pcic.html.

 

Training in Preparation for Commercial Pesticide Applicator Exams

2/14/07 & 3/22/07

 

Two training sessions will be held to help commercial pesticide applicators prepare to take their certification exams. Training will be offered on the CORE manual and categories 1A (Ag Weed), 1B (Ag Insect), 1C (Ag Disease), 3 OTG (Ornamental, Turf, & Greenhouse), 4 (Seed Treatment), and 6 (Right-of-Way). One session is in the Linn County Extension Office in Marion on February 14. The second session is in the Scott County Extension Office in Bettendorf on March 22. Both start at 9:00 a.m. For the testing schedule for both private and commercial applicators see: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Pages/eccrops/testdate.html.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Iowa State University Extension Office.

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Last Update: November 27, 2006
Contact: Jim Fawcett fawcett@iastate.edu


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