Crop Advantage Series- Crop Production information

December 7, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:

Paul Kassel
Field Agronomist
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
712 262 2264
kassel@iastate.edu
 
Katie Goodell
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
712 336 3488
goodellk@iastate.edu
 
Stacie Hewett
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
712 732 5056
shewett@iastate.edu
Crop Advantage Series will bring the latest Crop Production information to Storm Lake and Okoboji.
Storm Lake and Okoboji, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach specialists will travel to Storm Lake on January 8 and Okoboji on January 15 for the 2019 Crop Advantage Series. 
The ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will provide farmers and agri-business with current crop production information from Iowa State University. The meeting will also offer continuing education credits for private pesticide applicators and Certified Crop Advisers (CCA).
The meeting locations are the Siebens Forum at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake and the  Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Okoboji.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will travel to 14 locations across Iowa for the 2019 Crop Advantage Series from Jan. 3-30. “The Crop Advantage Series is an educational program that brings the expertise of extension specialists to 14 locations across the state,” says ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist Paul Kassel. “The topics at each meeting are selected by the local extension specialists.”
Topics at both Crop Advantage Series meeting will include a grain market outlook by Chad Hart, waterhemp management in soybeans by Bob Hartzler, nitrogen management in a rainy season by John Sawyer and an update of the soybean gall midge by Erin Hodgson. 
Early registration for both locations is $50. Registration after January 1 at Storm Lake or after January 8 at Okoboji is $60.  Walk-in registration is $60 at both locations.
Registration includes lunch, printed proceedings, private pesticide applicator recertification and CCA credits. Online registration and additional information are available at www.cropadvantage.orgor from your county extension office.
For questions, contact ANR Program Services at 515-294-6429 or anr@iastate.edu, or Paul Kassel at 712 262 2264 or kassel@iastate.edu. 
Crop Advantage Seriesis presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Related links:
www.cropadvantage.org
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/ag/field-agronomists

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