Local Highlights

July 1, 2021

Commercial grape growers and winemakers will receive hands-on education from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach during the 2021 Wine Grape Field Day Aug. 11.

March 2, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and The International Farm Transition Network are offering a Farm Succession Coordinator Certification Training on April 11 – 13, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Mason City, Iowa. T

February 15, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach offers tools to help producers maximize profit despite low crop prices

January 20, 2016

“Map of My Kingdom,” a play about land transition, will be presented by Iowa Public Radio and performed as part of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Beginning Farmer Center “Returning to the Farm” seminar on Jan. 29 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center.

November 6, 2015

Publication Offers Solution to Improve Tractor Efficiency and Cut Fuel Cost



Visit Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's
Integrated Crop Management Website
-- Your Source for Iowa Crop Production News!


ISU Department of Entomology

Soybean Insects Guide

Soybean Aphids

Integrated Crop Management News

Corn Rootworm

European Corn Borer

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

Statewide Resources

  • Agricultural economics and business resources for farm business decision makers.

  • Building a culture of conservation by calling attention to the importance of water and soil quality through farming practices.

  • Your source for integrated crop management resources curated by extension agronomists, entomologist and plant pathologists.

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative (IGQI) is a cutting edge grain quality research and information program. The interdisciplinary project performs the "rapid response function" at ISU for the grain industry. 

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