Alison Robertson
Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology

515-294-6708
alisonr@iastate.edu

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Highlights of the Integrated Crop Management Conference Nov. 30-Dec. 1 will be guest speakers, multiple sessions each hour and the opportunity to network with others in the agriculture industry.

Farmers, agronomists and agribusiness professionals are encouraged to seek out upcoming opportunities and new resources offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on corn and soybean diseases during the late growing season, including a crop disease clinic, disease guides and an opportunity to speak with experts at the 2016 Farm Progress Show.

Two new publications specifically for corn and soybean farmers provide easy-to-read disease listings and overviews, basic instructions for using diagnostic and scouting tools, and non-technical management recommendations.

Anyone who wants to learn more about corn and soybean disease management should register for the Crop Disease Clinic set for Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone, Iowa.

The annual Integrated Crop Management Conference will be held Dec. 2-3, 2015 at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus. This year, the conference has increased the number of speakers, providing topics and information on the latest in crop production and technology from around Iowa and the Midwest.

Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management conference will be held Dec. 3-4, 2014, at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus. The conference program provides an in-depth look at cutting edge topics, explains the latest research findings and provides practical, take-home information to use in Iowa crop production.

The Iowa State University Integrated Crop Management Conference will be Dec. 4 and 5 at the Iowa State Center. Early registration is encouraged to guarantee enrollment.

The Iowa State University Integrated Crop Management Conference will be held Nov. 28 and 29 on the Iowa State campus in Ames. The conference agenda includes 40 different workshops and three mini-symposia provided by Iowa State faculty and staff, and invited Midwest speakers.

This year the bacterial disease Goss's Wilt was identified in the state much earlier than in previous years, prompting some concern among those whose fields previously had not been affected.

The first symptoms of the disease are usually found on more compacted and low areas of the field and seen on the leaves of infected plants as scattered, yellow spots between leaf veins.