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November 28-29: 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 11: Ag Chemical Dealer Update - Iowa City
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.

December 12: 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
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the Crop Advantage Series at 14 locations across Iowa during January . Each year the Crop Advantage Series provides the latest research information on crop production.

February 4-5: Soil Health Conference
The 2019 Soil Health Conference is the 3rd since the 2016 inaugural conference. The previous two soil health conferences were marked by successful attendance, engagement, and positive feedback for continuing this tradition in addressing soil health challenges.

February 19: Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Short Course
An in-depth two-day course focused on understanding the principles of soils, soil fertility, and nutrient management for Iowa crop production.


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

Statewide Winter Sessions: Five session will be offered by ZOOM the winter of 2018/2019.  For more information on these sessions please see Agronomy in the Field Meetings Will Continue across Iowa This Fall and Winter.  Any interested women landowners, farmers and service providers who would like to participate in upcoming sessions should contact Angie Rieck-Hinz, at 515-231-2830 or amrieck@iastate.edu; or Rebecca Vittetoe, at 319-653-4811 or rka8@iastate.edu, so access can be provided for web-conferencing and resource materials.

North Central Iowa: Field sessions for the 2019 growing season are being planned at or near the NIACC farm at Mason City. Please contact Angie Rieck-Hinz at amrieck@iastate.edu or 515-231-2830 for more information.

West Central Iowa: Field sessions for the 2019 growing season are being planned in Carroll County. Please contact Mike Witt at 641-430-2600 or witt@iastate.edu for more information.

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