Mark Licht


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On Aug. 1, Mark Licht began his new role as an assistant professor in the Department of Agronomy, focused on integrated cropping systems extension.

Crop modeling is a computerized tool to answer questions farmers might have about their field. Iowa State specialists will be on hand to demonstrate modeling at the 2016 Farm Progress Show.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will be featured speakers at a central Iowa field day focused on strip-till technologies on Wednesday, July 13, at the Iowa State University Research Farm south of Ames.

Web platform provides in-season field information and predictions for management decisions.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists are asking soybean farmers to provide yield and agronomic data specific to their soybean production fields by March 1. The data will be used for a three-year project to identify key factors that prohibit soybean farmers from obtaining yields that are potentially attainable on their respective farms.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host three meetings in January to address emerging opportunities related to stover harvesting for the biomass feedstock needs of local industries.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists will host crop production and recommendation update meetings in December at two locations; Dec. 2 in Iowa City and Dec. 11 in Ames.

ISU Extension specialists will share information on new practices to improve soil and water quality at workshops Dec. 16 at the Marshall County Extension office and Dec. 20 at the Carroll County Extension office.

Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), Iowa State University (ISU) Research and Demonstration Farms and ISU Extension are hosting a field day at the ISU Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Farm, near Ames, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The field day will feature strip-tillage and precision agriculture technology.

The Marshall County extension office is hosting a July 19 crop damage meeting. ISU Extension and Centrol of Iowa agronomists, ISU Extension plant pathologist, FSA representative and crop insurance specialists will present and answer questions.