Crops and Soil Resources

Integrated Crop Management

The Integrated Crop Management (ICM) website is a convenient, central location for producers to access a variety of crop production information, including: agronomy, soils and environment, weeds, integrated pest management, water quality, and grain handling and storage. 

ISU Extension Store: Crops Publications

Pest Management

ISU Extension Store: Insect Publications

ISU Extension Store: Disease Publications

ISU Extension Store: Weeds Publications


The Soil and Land Use website provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land. Soils have many uses, but not all soils are equally adapted to each use. The data on this site will help you determine the right use for your soil.

The Soil Fertility website address all things related to soil fertility and soil nutrients.

ISU Extension Store: Soil Publications

Digital Ag

The Digital Ag team is a diverse group of graduate students and professional staff with backgrounds in agricultural, electrical and software engineering, as well as agricultural systems technology and agronomy. Team members specialize in tillage, planting, application and harvest operations. The group is part of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University (link) and operates out of the BioCentury Research Farm (link).  

Weather and Environment

The Iowa Environmental Mesonet collects environmental data from cooperating members with observing networks. The data are stored and made available on this website.

Other Crop Resources