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Iowa State Researchers Use Twitter to Map Spread of Southern Corn Rust

June 19, 2018, 10:21 am | Daren Mueller, Adam Sisson

The research, “Scout, Snap, and Share: First Impressions of Plant Disease Monitoring Using Social Media,” examines the usefulness and feasibility of social media as a method of disease and pest data sharing among crop scouts, industry agronomists and university extension across the country. Read more about Iowa State Researchers Use Twitter to Map Spread of Southern Corn Rust

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Crawfordsville Workshop July 10 to Focus on Nitrogen

June 13, 2018, 1:45 pm | Meaghan Anderson, Rebecca Vittetoe, Greg Brenneman, Virgil Schmitt, Joshua Michel

Farmers and those who advise farmers are encouraged to attend Focus on Nitrogen: Managing Nitrogen for Maximum Profit and Minimum Water Quality Impact, a workshop series hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists, ag engineering specialists and water quality researchers. Read more about Crawfordsville Workshop July 10 to Focus on Nitrogen

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Improve Lawn Care with Turfgrass Management Calendar

June 11, 2018, 11:56 am | Adam Thoms

A well-timed plan, and the ability to stick with the plan for several years, is critical to being able to improve the health and appearance of a yard. A new extension publication provides a management and action plan that runs from March through November, giving instruction for yard maintenance activities for spring, summer and fall. Read more about Improve Lawn Care with Turfgrass Management Calendar

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Crop and Pest Management Training Offered at Field Diagnostic Clinic

June 8, 2018, 8:43 am | Warren Pierson, Brent Pringnitz

The Iowa State University Field Extension Education Laboratory will hold the 2018 Field Diagnostic Clinic, a full day of interactive workshops and discussions, to update farmers, crop advisers, agronomists and agribusiness professionals on pests, weeds and diseases that impact corn and soybean fields. Read more about Crop and Pest Management Training Offered at Field Diagnostic Clinic

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CCA Training Available at Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day

June 8, 2018, 8:14 am | Meaghan Anderson, Virgil Schmitt, Rebecca Vittetoe, Joshua Michel

Certified crop advisers can earn continuing education credits by attending a special CCA session before the spring field day at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville on June 28. Read more about CCA Training Available at Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day

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Interns Experience Conservation and Water Quality Outreach

June 6, 2018, 4:01 pm | Ann Staudt

Five Iowa State University undergraduates are spending the summer traveling across Iowa talking about water quality and conservation issues as part of the Water Resources Internship program. In addition to outreach activities, the interns will also assist with field research on water quality, cover crops and soil health. Read more about Interns Experience Conservation and Water Quality Outreach

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