Results from 2017 Iowa Crop Scouting Competition

August 14, 2017 12:07 PM
Blog Post

Six teams of Iowa youth from across the state participated in the seventh annual Iowa Crop Scouting Competition on July 31 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Field Extension Education Laboratory. The top four teams were awarded trophies and cash prizes. The top two winning teams from Denison, Iowa and Clayton County, Iowa will compete against Nebraska and Indiana winning teams in the upcoming 2017 Regional Crop Scouting Competition in Indiana on Aug. 28. Last year, Iowa’s teams won first and second at the 2016 Regional Crop Scouting Competition in Boone, Iowa.

Video: Recap of 2017 Crop Scouting Competition

Winners
Kuhlman seed wins first place at 2017 Iowa Crop Scouting Competition
1st Place: Kuhlmann Seed from Denison, Iowa.
Team Leader: Randall Kuhlman; Pictured: Hannah Holdsworth, Emily Boettger, Brady Fredericks, and Connor Garrett.

 

Clayton County Team #1 wins second place at 2017 Iowa Crop Scouting Competition
2nd Place: Clayton County Team #1 from Clayton County, Iowa. 
Team Leaders: Joe and Suzanne Shirbroun; Pictured: Ted Hilgerson, Andrey Shirbroun, Cole Deitchler, Matt Whittle, Max Gibson.

 

Clayton County #2 wins third place at 2017 Iowa Crop Scouting Competition
3rd Place: Clayton County Team #2 from Clayton County, Iowa
Leaders: Joe and Suzanne Shirbroun; Pictured: Cassidy Penrod, Jon Whittle, Tom Whittle, Laci Orr, Mia Gibson.

 

4th Place: Geer Seed from Monroe, Iowa. Team members: Caleb Geer and Hudson Geer.

 

Photo credit: Brandon Kleinke

Authors: 

Jody Korthaus IPM Communications Specialist

Jody is a communications specialist with the Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. She grew up on a diversified crop and livestock farm in southern Iowa, and graduated form Iowa State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree i...

Daren Mueller Assistant Professor

Dr. Daren Mueller is an assistant professor and extension plant pathologist at Iowa State University. He is also the coordinator of the Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. Dr. Mueller eraned his bachelor's degree from the Unive...

Adam Sisson Extension Program Specialist III

Adam Sisson is an extension specialist with the Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. Sisson focuses on the development of publications and other educational resources for farmers, agribusiness, and students. He receive...