The Integrated Crop Management Newsletter is now delivered on the Web. It offers current, non-biased, reasearch-based crop production information.
Iowa State University and Iowa Farmer Today offer the CropWatch Blog. The Website features Iowa State University's Crop Extension and Outreach team and industry partners. They report on crop conditions, weed problems and disease and pest threats as they arise in fields across Iowa.
Check out these links for information on some ISU Extension initatives: crop management resources, Iowa Learning Farm, Pesticide Management and the Enviironment, Value-Added Agriculture and water quality
Some of the most popular publications sold by ISU Extension are crop publications. They include:
Soybean Growth and Development (PM 1945)
How A Corn Plant Develops (PM 1282)
Pasture Management Guide for Livestock Producers (PM 1713)
The Iowa Crop Improvement Association performs crop performance tests for alfalfa and forage crops, corn, soybean, winter wheat, and oats and barley.
There are hundreds of additional crop publications available from the ISU Extension Online Store.
This new Corn Nitrogen Calculator helps calculate economic return to N application.
The Seed Science Center offers testing services.
The Soil and Plant Analysis Laboratory offers soil chemical analysis.