Upcoming Events


December 4-5: Integrated Crop Management Conference
The Iowa State University Integrated Crop Management Conference is Iowa's premier crop production education event. No other program in Iowa brings together the diverse range of topics, slate of expert presenters and results of the latest University research. Drawing nearly 1,000 of the top crop production professionals from across Iowa and the midwest together for two days to learn, listen and share this is an event you won't want to miss.

December 17: Ag Chemical Dealer Update (Coralville)
December 18: Ag Chemical Dealer Update (Ames)
Ag Chemical Dealer Updates deliver the latest crop production recommendations, news and information directly from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Meetings review the positives and negatives of the previous growing season and prepare seed, chemical and fertilizer dealers, crop consultants, farm managers and agronomists for the challenges of the crop production year ahead.

January 3-30: Crop Advantage Series
Crop Advantage meetings provide a solid foundation of current, research-based crop production information to help make smart, informed decisions in the farming operation.

Agronomy in the Field For Women

The goals of this series are to strengthen agronomic skills for women that allow for better decision-making, provide a better understanding of inputs for crop production, see and understand different conservation practices and increase confidence in communication with their spouse, farming partner, ag retailer or tenant. Join the Agronomy in the Field Facebook group for information updates throughout the year. You can also contact us at agronomyinthefield@iastate.edu

The 2019/2020 winter Agronomy in the Field Sessions will be offered by a teleconferencing system called ZOOM. Each session starts at 6 p.m. There is no charge for this series of programs. To register and gain access to this series, please send an email to agronomyinthefield@iastate.edu

November 19, 2019: Crop marketing
December 17, 2019: Farming for bushels or profitability
January 14, 2020: Profitability and considerations for growing alternative crops in Iowa: Is change the answer?
February 18, 2020: Growing season weather outlooks and weather resources
March 17, 2020: Planning for a successful implementation of a herbicide program
April 7, 2020: Early Season Scouting Tips and Tricks