Register now for CropsTV!

November 24, 2020 12:25 PM
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The long-awaited registration for CropsTV is now open online! Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created this new program to deliver crop production information directly to farmers and agribusinesses in their homes, offices or anywhere they have an internet connection! For 10 weeks this winter, we will deliver live broadcasts and the chance to connect directly with presenters 3 days a week. If you can’t catch an episode live, watch the recorded programs and other exclusive on-demand content on your own schedule!

10 weeks. 45 episodes. Up to 45 CCA continuing education units. All available for a $45 season pass! Learn more and register here today!

You can view the full program here, but find a quick preview of our first week of presentations below!

Tuesday, December 1 at 9:00 a.m.

Erin Hodgson, ISU professor and extension entomologist, will give us the update on what’s bugging our beans; soybeans, that is. If you’re looking for the latest information on soybean aphid resistance, soybean gall midge management strategies, and Japanese beetle control, check out this episode!

Wednesday, December 2 at 9:00 a.m.

On the first CropsTV Soil and Water Wednesday, join John Sawyer, ISU associate professor and extension soil fertility specialist, to get an update on nitrogen use when integrating cereal rye production into a corn-soybean rotation. Cereal rye is a valuable tool for reducing nitrate loss to water systems, but it also has potential to be a viable cash grain crop for some farmers. John will outline how nitrogen input and response is critical for optimal rye productivity and the impact rye has on corn in the rotation.

Thursday, December 3 at 9:00 a.m.

Join Chad Hart, ISU professor and extension economist, to explore the many twists and turns of the ag markets in 2020. In this entertaining and informative episode, we’ll also discuss what is coming for 2021 and have plenty of time for Q&A at the end!

CropsTV is presented with support from the Iowa Corn Growers Assocation and the Iowa Soybean Association. Register today and join us this winter!

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Meaghan Anderson Field Agronomist in Central Iowa

Meaghan Anderson is a field agronomist in central Iowa and an extension field specialist at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Educational programming is available for farmers, agribusinesses, pesticide applicators, certified crop advisors, and other individuals interested in...

Mark Licht Assistant Professor

Dr. Mark Licht is an assistant professor and extension cropping systems specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. His extension, research and teaching program is focused on how to holistically manage Iowa cropping systems to achieve productivity, profitability and en...

Rebecca Vittetoe Field Agronomist in EC Iowa

Rebecca Vittetoe is an extension field agronomist in east central Iowa. Educational programs are available for farmers, agribusiness, pesticide applicators, and certified crop advisors.

Areas of expertise include agronomy, field crop production and management of corn, soybeans, and...