Now is the time to replenish your crop resources for the 2019 season, with bulk deals

December 12, 2018 1:20 PM
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Winter has nearly arrived. The fields are harvested. Equipment has been tucked in, and the evaluation of the season is well underway. While the new year brings the promise of a great crop season in 2019, it’s important to remember that while we recharge for the winter, so do field crop pests. Make sure you’re prepared to handle all that mother nature can throw at you by stocking up on Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Extension publications.

Need some materials for your winter in-service or presentations? Want to make sure your staff has the most up-to-date information at the palms of their hands? With four ISU Extension publications now offered at substantial savings in bulk quantities, you can be sure that everyone is armed and ready to counter next year’s insects, diseases and weeds. ISU Extension publications are great field scouting resources and provide a wealth of information for identifying production issues in fields.

Deals

 

Soybean Diseases: A recently updated, 40-page compendium on the vast array of diseases that impacts soybeans, depicting foliar and below soil symptoms, scouting tips and disease treatments/prevention, across the Midwest. Guide is in full color, hi-resolution images. Also included are illustrated disease cycles for many diseases, a foliar disease estimation chart and soybean growth and development and staging information. This guide is available as single copies for $5 each, but can be ordered in boxed quantities of 50 for a reduced price of $3.50 per publication. More details here.

 

 

 

Corn Diseases, A recently updated, 48-page compendium on the vast array of diseases that impacts corn, depicting foliar and below soil symptoms, scouting tips and disease treatments/prevention, across the Midwest. Guide is in full color, hi-resolution images. Also included are illustrated disease cycles for many diseases, a foliar disease estimation chart and soybean growth and development and staging information. This guide is available as single copies for $5 each, but can be ordered in boxed quantities of 50 for a reduced price of $3.50 per publication. More details here.

 

 

 

 

 

The Corn and Soybean Field Guide is a palm-sized compendium for quick reference, perfect for crop scouts. Complete with 375 pictures, illustrations, diagrams and tables, and printed on sturdy card-stock so it’s able to weather the conditions you do. Normally $15 for a single copy. However, if you purchase a bundle of 25, you only pay $10 per copy. More details here.

 

 

 

 

 

The Weed Identification Field Guide 2nd Edition, much like the Corn and Soybean Field Guide, also is a palm-sized compendium for quick reference, perfect for crop scouts. Complete with 250 high quality pictures and printed on sturdy card-stock. Palmer amaranth information was added to the 108-page field guide, and information on herbicide resistance and management was updated from the first edition. Normally $10 per hard copy, is less than $8 per guide if you purchase a box of 44 copies. More details here.

 

 

Authors: 

Adam Sisson Extension Program Specialist IV

Adam Sisson is an extension specialist with the Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program and a Certified Crop Adviser. Sisson focuses on the development of publications and other educational resources for farmers, agribusi...