Crops

Local Highlights

January 27, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.

January 20, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

December 16, 2015

Pesticide Applicators with a private license can choose to re-certify by attending a continuing instruction course (CIC) each of the three years during their renewal cycle.

December 8, 2015

The Montgomery County Extension office wants to remind commercial pesticide applicators that their time is limited for renewing their license through our office in order to avoid re-certification through testing.

December 4, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer the Crop Advantage Series to producers at 14 locations across Iowa during January 2016

You can find crop reports, livestock reports, AgriNews and other Iowa agriculture information on the Iowa Agricultural Statistics Service website.

4-Inch Soil Temperature Map

Statewide Resources

  • Information that protects and enhances the economic value of Iowa’s agriculture and horticulture, by educating growers and the general public about plant diseases and science.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.

  • Providing direct, unbiased comparisons of corn hybrids and soybean varieties, in a number of different environments.

  • Daily 4” soil temperatures for Iowa counties to assist with crop management decisions and nutrient applications.

  • Educating producers, consumers and policy makers in the research and extension activities in organic agriculture both on-farm and at Iowa State University.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Entryway to crop production, soil and nutrient management, weed management, and ag weather information.

  • Insecticide evaluation reports and information on specific pests of economic significance to Iowa crop production.

  • Grain handling, agricultural machine design, precision farming systems, soil tillage and management, and agricultural drainage.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Your source for comprehensive crop production news and information from Iowa State University specialists and agronomists.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Knowledge and information that improves the efficiency of traditional commodity grain markets and assists emerging markets for user-specific grains.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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