ISU Extension Offers Soil Fertility Short Course

December 15, 2010
ICM News

Brent Pringnitz, Corn and Soybean Initiative

With high input costs and volatile nutrient prices it is more important than ever to make sound management soil fertility decisions. ISU Extension will be offering a two-day short course focusing on principles of soils, soil fertility and nutrient management to help crop production professionals make informed decisions. In addition to classroom work, attendees will visit the ISU Soil and Plant Analysis Laboratory.

The Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Short Course will be held Feb. 16-17 on the Iowa State campus at the Scheman Continuing Education Building, room 250. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. with class work beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 17. Registration is limited to 40 participants; pre-registration is required. The program brochure and registration form are posted on the Web at

The cost is $275. Registration and fees must be received by Feb. 9. Registrations will not be accepted at the door for this program. The fees cover a reference notebook, lunches and breaks.

Registrations can be completed online with a credit card (MasterCard or VISA only) at Registrations may also be faxed with a credit card to 515-294-1311 or be mailed along with a check or credit card information to: ISU Agribusiness Education Program, 2104B Agronomy Hall, Ames, Iowa, 50011-1010. For more information, call 515-294-6429 or email


Brent Pringnitz is an extension program specialist with ISU's Corn and Soybean Initiative.

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