ISU Field Scouting Basics Workshop is May 17

ISU Field Scouting Basics Workshop is May 17

Learn the basics of early-season crop scouting, crop development and pest identification at ISU event in central Iowa.

Your chance to learn about the basics of early season crop scouting for corn and soybeans is up-coming at the Iowa State University Extension Education Lab near Boone in central Iowa. Located at the ISU Agronomy and Ag Engineering Research Farm, the field day at the FEEL lab will take place May 17, 2016. It’s a one-day, hands-on course for beginning corn and soybean crop scouts.

REGISTER NOW: Iowa State University Extension is offering a field crop scouting learning school May 17, 2016. It will be at the Field Extension Education Lab near Boone, just west of Ames in central Iowa. Deadline to register is May 11.

Extension specialists will be covering topics related to early-season crop scouting, crop development and pest identification. This is a beginning level course for individuals that may be working as crop scouts and have little prior field experience. Classroom instruction will be supplemented with field demonstrations and activities.

A one-day, hands-on course for beginning crop scouts
Registration is $65 and includes lunch and class handouts. If you attended the ISU Crop School on February 27 you will receive at $20 discount on the May 17 registration. FEEL is a 23-acre teaching and demonstration facility dedicated to providing hands-on learning experiences for crop production professionals. Visit for more information.

For the agenda of speakers and topics at the May 17 workshop, click on More information at

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Time: Check-in 12:30 p.m., class 1:00 pm to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL), 1928 240th St, Boone, Iowa.

Fee: $65. Individuals who attended the February 27th Scout School receive a $20 discount. See registration materials for details.

Registration deadline: midnight, May 11, 2016

Mark your calendars for other upcoming FEEL clinics

* Crop Management Clinic is July 13-14, 2016

* Soybean Cyst Nematode Clinic is August 23, 2016

* Crop Disease Clinic is August 24, 2016

Additional information and online registration for these FEEL clinic events in July and August will be available later this spring on the Feel web page.

“Weeds Week” 2016 is at various Iowa locations July 18-22

Weeds Week is an ISU Extension educational program for farmers and retailers with a focus on understanding weed resistance and a hands-on, practical approach to developing long-term weed management plans that work.

You can attend a Weeds Week field day at one of five locations in Iowa July 18-22, 2016. More information is available at

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