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A Field Crop Scout School designed for beginning crop scouts will be held Saturday, March 25, at the Scheman Building in Ames. The day-long course features sessions on crop growth and development, scouting methods and techniques, and identification of weeds, diseases and insects.
Crop advisors, agronomists and agribusiness professionals are encouraged to take a day this summer to learn about and improve their knowledge of diagnostics and identification of common issues in corn and soybean fields at the Field Diagnostics Clinic, hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Crop diseases, crop pest resistance and management, and Palmer amaranth in conservation plantings will be covered this August at the Iowa State Field Extension Education Laboratory near Boone.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer the Field Crop Scout School Saturday, March 24, at the Field Extension Education Lab near Boone. The day-long course prepares beginning crop scouts to be successful in their field scouting work.
The Field Scouting Basics Workshop at the Field Extension Education Laboratory near Boone is designed to give beginning-level crop scouts in-field experience for the 2018 growing season.
Many factors including weather, pests, crop prices, input costs and crop growth and development can have negative impacts on crops, potentially harming yields during harvest -- all will be discussed and explored at the clinic July 12.
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.
The day-long program is designed for beginning crop scouts as a preparation for growing season field scouting.
Designed for beginning-level crop scouts, as well as those looking to receive a refresher course on crop scouting principles, the course provides hands-on, in-field experience to crop scouts for the 2019 growing season.
New to this year’s clinic will be an extra day of training, education and discussion with a total of 19 scheduled learning sessions, covered by 15 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists.