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Crop Advantage | 2017 Series Proceedings
These proceedings feature summaries from workshops presented as part of the 2017 statewide Crop Advantage Series. Authors provide key points of their presentation, references for print and Internet m
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Turfgrass Weed Control for Professionals
This newly expanded guide provides weed identification and control information that turfgrass professionals can use to develop effective weed control programs for golf courses, athletic fields, sod fa
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Fungicide Resistance in Field Crops FAQ
This publication answers some common questions that farmers or agribusiness may have about fungicide resistance in field crops, including information on how fungi become resistant to fungicides and ho
Grain & Oilseed Basics Module
This module is to acquaint you with various grains and oilseeds grown in the United States and discusses how the major grains (wheat and corn) and soybeans are handled, processed, and used in food, fe
Corn Processing Module
This module is designed to help understand how corn is processed into food, feed, and industrial products and where potential food and feed safety problems may occur, and how corn processing fits into
Pricing Forage in the Field
This publication provides an explanation of how to price forage in the field. It includes details on corn silage, oats, hay and haylage, and cornstalks and examples for each.
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Integrated Crop Management and Pesticide Application - Field Records: 2017 Season
This pocket-sized guide (3-¾" x 6") field records guide is designed to record crop management activities and field operations. It can be used for entering restricted-use pesticide informatio
Bacterial Leaf Streak of Corn
Bacterial leaf streak, caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. Vasculorum, was recently identified in Iowa. The disease has been found in field corn, seed corn, popcorn and sweet corn. Based on what we kno
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Corn and soybean Field Guide
This revised, 158-page pocket-sized guide (3-3/4" x 6") combines the Corn Field Guide and Soybean Field Guide in one publication for ease of use by corn and soybean farmers, agronomists, and
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Commercial Asparagus Production
Asparagus is a hardy perennial of the lily family. The plant originated in the coastal regions of Europe and Asia but is now grown throughout the world. It is one of the first vegetable crops to be av
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Corn and soybean Field Guide (Unit=25)
This revised, 158-page pocket-sized guide (3-3/4" x 6") combines the Corn Field Guide and Soybean Field Guide in one publication for ease of use by corn and soybean farmers, agronomists, an
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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 - Facilitator Training Flyer - Sponsored
An 8.5" x 11" flyer designed to promote facilitator training for the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14). The flyer is available as a pdf download and can
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Reducing Nutrient Loss: Science Shows What Works
Iowa has been working for decades to protect and improve water quality through best scientific management, land use, and edge-of-field practices to reduce nutrient loss from farmland. The Iowa Nutr
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A Farmer's Guide to Corn Diseases
A Farmer’s Guide to Corn Diseases provides an overview of the corn diseases that currently occur in the United states and Canada, with an emphasis on diagnosing diseases in the field. Information for
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A Farmer's Guide to Soybean Diseases
A Farmer’s Guide to Soybean Diseases provides an overview of the soybean diseases that currently occur in the United states and Canada, with an emphasis on diagnosing diseases in the field. Informatio
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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 - Facilitator Training Flyer
An 8.5" x 11" flyer designed to promote facilitator training for the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14). The flyer is available as a pdf download and can
Iowa Soil Health Field Guide
This soil health field guide provides information about soil health and its importance to sustainable agriculture systems. The research-based information in this soil health guide highlights the relat
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Iowa Soil Health Assessment Card
This card is for field assessment and evaluation of soil health indicators as part of the Iowa Soil Health Field Guide. The rating descriptions for each indicator presented on the score card represent
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Mushroom Identification Form
Are you uncertain about a mushroom you have around your home or in your field? Download, fill out and print this form and send it along with your sample to the ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clini
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Estimating Field Capacity of Farm Machines
Includes ways to figure a machine's theoretical field capacity (TFC), effective field capacity (EFC), and field efficiency (FE).
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Plant Problems Diagnosis Form
Are you uncertain if you have a disease on a plant around the home or in your field? Download and submit a copy of this form along with a sample of the plant to the ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic
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Putting the Field to Bed
To insure health in the spring, an athletic field must be properly cared for before winter hits. This publication discusses how to get a fall sport field ready for the winter and how to get a spring s
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Managing the Field within the Field
The most important step in site-specific management is the identification of high traffic areas. Proper diagnosis of the cause of the problem, whether due to overuse, compaction, poor drainage, weed e
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Topdressing Athletic Fields
This publication discusses whether a topdressing program is the right path to take, how to incorporate a program through cultivation, general costs of topdressing, the importance of sand particle size
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The Effectiveness of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments in Soybean
Beginning in the early 2000s, neonicotinoids were increasingly used as seed treatments for field crops. More than 80 percent of corn and 40 percent of soybean acres nationally are planted with neonico
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Farm Energy: Case Studies - Techniques to improve tractor energy efficiency and fuel savings
Across Iowa’s farmland, the purchase of diesel fuel for field operations is the greatest single expense for direct energy consumption. In many cases when a tractor is required, helpful strategies are
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Preventing Compaction on Athletic Fields
This publication highlights school professionals and their influence on the overall use of the athletic field and natural turf quality.
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Athletic Field Seeding and Irrigation Tips
Due to the high demand for athletic fields, renovation intervals of fields have become shorter over the last decade. Facilities are being pushed for quick turnaround to make game fields ready, from le
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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 - Co-branded Registration Flyer - Spanish
An 8.5" x 11" registration flyer in Spanish designed to collect registration information and promote the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14). The registra
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Weed Identification Field Guide 2nd Edition (Unit=44)
The Weed Identification Field Guide, 2nd Edition, is a revised and expanded pocket-sized guide (3-3/4" x 6") for farmers and agronomists to use for weed identification in Iowa corn and soybe
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Views From the Field: Farmers on Changing Weather Patterns (Video)
In 2014, farmers across the Midwest were stepping up to the challenge of a more variable climate and extreme weather events. Hear several of them talk about their experiences and the practices they ha
Scouting for Soybean Seedling Diseases and Disorders
Scouting for Soybean Seedling Diseases and Disorders is a 4-page publication with descriptions of soybean seedling issues, including images, plant symptoms, and favorable conditions for disease develo
Scouting for Common Soybean Seed Diseases
Scouting for Common Soybean Seed Diseases is a 4-page publication with images, symptoms, and general management strategies for soybean seed diseases. The purpose is to help farmers and agronomists ide
Scouting for Soybean Stem Diseases
Scouting for Soybean Stem Diseases is a 4-page publication with images and symptoms of soybean stem diseases. The purpose is to help farmers and agronomists identify these diseases in the field. The p
Sulfur Management for Iowa Crop Production
Summary of statewide evaluation in Iowa of alfalfa and corn yield response to applied sulfur fertilizers. On-farm, small-plot and field-length strip trial yield response data presented from 2005-2013.
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Farmer attitudes toward farm-level adaptation to increased weather variability
This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to four questions posed to farmers, about the need for farm-level adaptation to increased weather variability. The questions were a part of
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Corn Belt farmers' attitudes toward institutional support for adaptation to increased weather variability
This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to four questions posed to farmers, about the need for institutional support for adaptation to increased weather variability. The questions
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Corn Belt farmers' attitudes toward actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to two questions posed to farmers, about the need for government and/or farmers to take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The ques
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Corn Belt farmers' beliefs about climate change and its causes
This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to five questions posed to farmers, about climate change and its causes. The questions were a part of a USDA-NIFA-supported survey, conducte
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Recommended Tomato Varieties for Commercial Production in Iowa
A publication providing information on suitable tomato varieties for commercial field and high tunnel production in Iowa. Even home growers of tomatoes will find a number of determinate and indetermin
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End of Season Cornstalk Nitrate Testing (Video)
This how-to video explains how to prepare a cornstalk sample for end of season lab testing of nitrate levels and how to interpret the results from the lab. This resource is part of the USDA-N
Woodchip Bioreactors: removing nitrate from field tile lines (Video)
This video explains how woodchip bioreactors remove nitrates from field tile lines. This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathered data from 35 fi
Field Guide SET: Corn, Soybean and Weed ID Field guides
Value priced set of 3 popular field guides.
Understanding Water Needs of Diverse, Multi-year Crop Rotations
Crop rotation diversification is a tool farmers have to reduce economic risk, disrupt pest cycles, increase soil resilience, and improve water quality. Investigators with the Sustainable Corn Project
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Farmer Perspectives on Climate Change
These three articles and graphs summarize one project's social science research to develop a better understanding of farmer perspectives on climate change and what they think should be done to prepare
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Corn Belt Farmers' Adaptation to Increased Precipitation
Authors discuss and illustrate the complexity of on-farm management decisions and what influences their decisions, based on their research for the USDA-NIFA Sustainable Corn Project. Lois Wright Mo
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Scientists Explore Crop Management Options for Storing Soil Carbon
Article explains how some researchers are studying on-farm practices that are likely to increase carbon storage in soil. Lynn Laws is a communications specialist for Iowa State University and for t
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Lifecycle Benefits and Costs of Inorganic Nitrogen Fertilizer
A lot has been written about the downstream enivironmental costs of inorganic nitrogen fertilizer. Through an interview with Robert Anex, professor at the University of Wisconsin, this article exp
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In-season N Applications Increasing in Response to More Frequent Wet Springs
Peter Scharf makes a case for in-season applications of nitrogen, for corn systems. Scharf is a plant sciences professor at the University of Missouri and a principle investigator on the USDA-NIFA
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Winter Rye Cover Cropping System: A Long-term Investment
The benefits of cover crops are becoming well known, but researchers also want to know more about the long term impacts of cover crops on corn and soybean yields. Based on an interview with John Sa
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Research Shows Soybeans Provide Consistent Reduction in Nitrous Oxide Emissions
Michael Castellano shares his research findings that soybean crops reduce field emissions of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas. Castellano is an assistant professor of agronomy at Iowa State Universi
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Cover Crops Shown to Suppress Soybean Diseases
Darin Eastburn shares the results of studies that show use of cover crops tend to suppress diseases in soybean crops. Eastburn is an associate professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Illi
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Cover Crops Shelter Beneficial and Harmful Insects
Matthew O'Neal shares preliminary results of his studies of the response of both pests and beneficial insects to cover crops. O'Neal is an associate professor of entomology at Iowa State University
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Resilient Agriculture
This publication for farmers, farm advisors and agricultural teachers contains articles about some of the findings of a USDA-NIFA-funded project researching ways to make corn-soybean systems more resi
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Corn Growth and Development: Climate Matters
The author describes how and at what stages temperature, extreme rainfalls and other weather stresses can affect corn growth. Lori Abendroth is the project manager of the USDA-NIFA Sustainable Corn Pr
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Climate Change Impacts in the Corn Belt
Dennis Todey details the agricultural impacts of climate change occurring within the Corn Belt. Todey is the South Dakota State Climatologist at South Dakota State University, an associate professo
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Predicting the Impact of Increasing Temperatures on Corn Yield
Two scientists explain their research findings which predict the impacts of warmer temperatures on corn crops. Bruno Basso, Ph. D., is an associate professor of agroecosystems sciences at Michigan
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Corn Belt States Create Nutrient Reduction Strategies to Address Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia
Based on an interview with Catherine Kling and some of her writings on the topic, this article summarizes the problem of hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico and actions needed to address the problem. Kli
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Drainage Water Management in the Corn Belt
Holding back drainage water in a field, with a water control structure, allows water to flow through longer pathways and seep into deeper soil layers. In addition to water quality benefits, it's possi
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Cover Crops Produce Benefits in Wet and Dry Times
In this publication, Lynn Laws describes how farmers and researchers are finding that cover crops provide benefits in both wet and dry seasons. Laws is a communications specialist for Iowa State Un
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Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide 2nd Edition
The updated and expanded edition of this popular, 162-page guide includes nearly 30 pages of new material, including cover crop suggestions for common rotations, up-and-coming cover crop species, effe
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Soil Sample Information Sheet for Field Crops
Form to submit field crop soil sample information to the ISU Soil and Plant Analysis Laboratory. Remember to keep a copy for yourself.
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For Farm and Agribusiness Management Strategies and Information...
There is an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farm and agribusiness management field specialist near you.
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Field and Bale-level Moisture Content Variability
Knowing the moisture content of biomass is critical to preventing its microbial degradation. This publication addresses how making appropriate storage decisions can help producers and end users manage
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Industrial Corn Stover Harvest
Stakeholders in the corn stover supply chain will have to prepare for variations at harvest in stover moisture, field conditions, equipment operations, and after-harvest storage issues. This publicati
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Corn Field Guide 2nd Edition
A revised and expanded pocket-sized guide (3-3/4" x 6") for farmers and agronomists to use in the identification of corn developmental stages, pests, diseases, and disorders in the Midwest.
Pitfall Tutorial (Video)
Michael Dunbar, PhD graduate student at Iowa State University, demonstrates how to prepare a pitfall for collection and study of insects/pests in corn fields. This resource is part of the USD
Keeping pesticides and nutrients in the field (Unit=Pkg of 25) [Previously known as PAT 0055]
Find management practices that keep pesticides and nutrients in the field and out of Iowa's rivers and streams. Describes how pesticides move through the soil. Includes a checklist of management pract
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Giant Miscanthus Establishment
Giant Miscanthus is a popular crop for biomass production in the Midwest. Following recommendations for field preparation and management, timing and plants to use will help create a productive crop th
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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 - Co-branded Placemat
A 17" x 11" placemat designed to promote the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14). The placemat is available as a pdf download and can be personalized
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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 - Co-branded Flyer
An 8.5" x 11" flyer designed to promote the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14). The flyer is available as a pdf download and can be personalized using
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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 - Co-branded Registration Flyer
An 8.5" x 11" registration flyer designed to collect registration information and promote the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14). The registration form i
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Cover Crop Selection and Management Part 1 of 3 (Video)
Tom Kaspar discusses how to select and manage cover crops for corn-based cropping systems in the upper Midwest. Dr. Kaspar is a Plant Physiologist at the USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory in
Cover Crop Selection and Management Part 2 (Video)
Tom Kaspar discusses how to select and manage cover crops for corn-based cropping systems in the upper Midwest. Dr. Kaspar is a Plant Physiologist at the USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory in
Cover Crop Selection and Management Part 3 (Video)
Tom Kaspar discusses how to select and manage cover crops for corn-based cropping systems in the upper Midwest. Dr. Kaspar is a Plant Physiologist at the USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory in
Cover Cropping at the Homestead (Video)
Jason Jones, Iowa farmer, discusses selection and rotation of cover crops to complement different vegetable crops. Jones farms at The Homestead's 8-acre CSA farm. The Homestead is a human resource
Plot Design Options for On-Farm Cover Crop Trials (Video)
Mark Licht, extension field agronomist, Iowa State University, discusses recommendations and considerations when setting up cover crop field trials. This is an informational video for field specialist
Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategies (Video)
Matthew Helmers, professor, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, talks about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy and the practices that help to reduce nitrate loss. Prese
Fungicides for Field Crops
This publication contains information on a wide variety of topics related to fungicides and reviews fungicide use for many different field crops grown in the United States. Published by APS Press, Fun
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Remember sun safety in the field -- Safe Farm
Learn more about sun exposure and ways to reduce your risk, with hats, clothing, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
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ExerCYse is Medicine -- DryFit shirt -- Youth Large
Iowa State University is joining the campaign to educate the public about the importance of "Exercise as a Vital Sign". The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, the Department of Kinesiol
ExerCYse is Medicine -- DryFit shirt -- Adult Small
Iowa State University is joining the campaign to educate the public about the importance of "Exercise as a Vital Sign". The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, the Department of Kinesiol
ExerCYse is Medicine -- DryFit shirt -- Adult Medium
Iowa State University is joining the campaign to educate the public about the importance of "Exercise as a Vital Sign". The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, the Department of Kinesiol
ExerCYse is Medicine -- DryFit shirt -- Adult Large
Iowa State University is joining the campaign to educate the public about the importance of "Exercise as a Vital Sign". The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, the Department of Kinesiol
ExerCYse is Medicine -- DryFit shirt -- Adult Extra Large
Iowa State University is joining the campaign to educate the public about the importance of "Exercise as a Vital Sign". The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, the Department of Kinesiol
ExerCYse is Medicine -- DryFit shirt -- Adult Double Extra Large
Iowa State University is joining the campaign to educate the public about the importance of "Exercise as a Vital Sign". The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, the Department of Kinesiol
Coaches: they're depending on you | Eat to Compete flyer
Teachers, coaches, and athletic directors can earn recertification or graduate credit at a June 2013 class.
Soybean Cyst Nematode Field Guide
Soybean cyst nematode is the most economically significant pest of soybeans in Iowa and has been found in 98 of the 99 Iowa counties. Infested soybean plants often show no symptoms other than reduced
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Soil Organic Carbon Cycle
Fact sheet about soil organic carbon and a handout for use with the video: CSCAP 0121 2012 VIDEO This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathered da
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The Water Balance
Fact sheet about field scale water balance and handout for use with the video: CSCAP 0123 2012 VIDEO This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathere
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Nitrogen Sensing and Impact on C, N, H2O
Fact sheet about using nitrogen sensing for precision application of nitrogen and handout for use with the video: CSCAP 0124 2012 VIDEO or its abridged version, CSCAP 0124 2012 VIDEO ABRIDGED Thi
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Climate Change and Farm Producer Needs and Costs
Handout for use with the video: CSCAP 0179 2012 VIDEO This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathered data from 35 field sites and thousands of farme
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Soil Nitrogen Cycle
Great teaching resource as well as a handout for use with the video: CSCAP 0109 2012 VIDEO This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathered data fro
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Cover Crops
Great teaching resource as well as a handout for CSCAP 0110 2012 VIDEO. Potential benefits of cover crops outlined. This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agricultu
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Exploring Climate Change Beliefs
This fact sheet describes some research findings about how farmer beliefs and perceptions about climate change influence on-farm decisions. Great teaching resource as well as a handout for use wit
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Greenhouse Gases and Agriculture
A great teaching resource as well as a handout for CSCAP 0113 2012 VIDEO where Michael Castellano, assistant professor, Iowa State University, explains how agricultural greenhouse gases (GHGs) are mea
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No-Tillage Impacts on Soil Carbon, Nitrogen, and Water
Great teaching resource as well as a handout for CSCAP 0114 2012 VIDEO. The benefits of no-tillage in a corn-soybean system explained. This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for clim
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Integrated Pest Management, Filling in the Cracks
How climate change is impacting plant diseases, pests and weeds in corn-soybean systems in the Midwest. This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gather
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Understanding the Dynamics of Soil Diversity and Variability in the Field
Handout for use with the video: CSCAP 0116 2012 VIDEO This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathered data from 35 field sites and thousands of farme
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Climate and Climate Change
Fact sheet about climate change and handout for use with the video: CSCAP 0120 2012 VIDEO This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathered data from 3
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Soil Nitrogen Cycle (Video)
John Sawyer, professor, Iowa State University explains the nitrogen cycle with references to nitrogen management in corn-soybean cropping systems and current research issues. This resource is
Cover Crops (Video)
Eileen J. Kladivko, Purdue University, discusses the potential benefits of cover crops and how they could contribute to increased resiliency of our corn-soybean production systems, in response to the
Exploring Climate Change Beliefs (Video)
Jonathan Hobbs, PhD Graduate Student, Iowa State University, describes his research regarding farmer beliefs and perception about climate change and how those influence on-farm decisions. Thi
Greenhouse Gases and Agriculture (Video)
Michael Castellano, assistant professor, Iowa State University, explains how greenhouse gases (GHGs) are measured in agricultural systems, what agricultural GHGs are significant and why, and strategie
No-Tillage Impacts on Soil Carbon, Nitrogen, and Water (Video)
Warren Dick, professor, Ohio State University, gives a history and explains the potential negative and beneficial impacts of no-tillage in a corn-soybean system. This resource is part of the
Integrated Pest Management, Filling in the Cracks (Video)
Daren Mueller, assistant professor, Iowa State University, explains how crop insects, diseases and weeds can be affected by temperature, moisture and crop production practices. This resource
Climate and Climate Change (Video)
A primer on climate change, presented by Raymond Arritt, professor, Iowa State University. This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project for climate and agriculture that gathered data
The Soil Carbon Cycle (Video)
Dr. Sasha Kravchenko, Associate Professor, Michigan State University, discusses soil organic carbon cycle and crop management practices that increase and store carbon in the soil, while improving soil
The Water Balance (Video)
Dr. Laura Bowling, Associate Professor, Purdue University, discusses the importance of understanding, measuring and managing field-scale water balances. This resource is part of the USDA-NIFA
Canopy Sensors & Nitrogen: Contributions to Adaptation & Mitigation to Climate Change (Video)
Dr. Peter Scharf, Professor, University of Missouri, discusses the use of nitrogen sensing equipment to maximize efficiency and minimize loss of nitrogen fertilizer, and nitrogen management’s potentia
Canopy Sensors & Nitrogen: Contributions to Adaptation & Mitigation to Climate Change (Video) Abridged version
Abridged version (3:33 minutes) of CSCAP 0124 2012 VIDEO Dr. Peter Scharf, Professor, University of Missouri, discusses the use of nitrogen sensing equipment to maximize efficiency and minimize los
Climate Change and Farm Producer Needs and Costs (Speed Science Video)
John Tyndall, assistant professor, Iowa State University, discusses qualitative research being conducted to better understand farm producer needs and costs associated with adopting management practice
Understanding the Dynamics of Soil Diversity and Variability in the Field (Video)
Jeanette Goodman, PhD Graduate Student, Purdue University, discusses research being led by Dr. Phillip Owens, to understand the dynamics of soil diversity and variability in corn-based cropping system
Energy consumption for row crop production - Farm Energy
This publication provides an overview of farm energy use related to corn and soybean production in Iowa. Three areas of row crop production--field operations, fertilizer and pesticide application, and
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ISU Extension and Outreach Captain's Chair
This sturdy red captain's chair has two mesh cup holders and proudly displays ISU Extension and Outreach on the back in white. Convenient matching red carry bag with drawstring and carry strap incl
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Speed Scouting for Soybean Aphid
The Speed Scouting for Soybean Aphid card is a tool for soybean growers to monitor soybean aphid populations in fields using the Speed Scouting technique. The card has both instructions for the Speed
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Speed Scouting for Soybean Aphid (Unit=25)
The Speed Scouting for Soybean Aphid card is a tool for soybean growers to monitor soybean aphid populations in fields using the Speed Scouting technique. The card has both instructions for the Spee
Stink Bugs of the Midwest
This reference guide helps distinguish the brown marmorated stink bug from other bugs of the Midwest. Stink bugs are common insects found in lawns, landscapes and field crops.
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Stink Bugs of the Midwest (Unit = 25)
Sold in units of 25 - Buy in bulk, $ave on S&H This reference guide helps distinguish the brown marmorated stink bug from other bugs of the Midwest. Stink bugs are common insects found in
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Stink Bugs of the Midwest (Unit = 100)
Sold in units of 100 - Buy in bulk, $ave on S&H This reference guide helps distinguish the brown marmorated stink bug from other bugs of the Midwest. Stink bugs are common insects found
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Field Crop Insects
Field Crop Insects contains descriptions and color images of more than 55 pest and beneficial insects, as well as information on insect life cycle, damage, scouting and management options. There is al
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Improving Corn Drying Efficiency - Farm Energy
Get info to help effectively control corn drying energy costs – that in some years can rival costs used to plant and harvest the crop. Content gives basic concepts of heated air and natural air drying
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Soybean Aphid Field Guide
A revised, 52-page pocket-sized guide (3-¾" x 6") for soybean producers and soybean agronomists containing soybean aphid biology, scouting and management information for Iowa. Includes color
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Speed Scouting for Soybean Aphid (Unit = 100)
Sold in units of 100 - Buy in bulk, $ave on S&H The Speed Scouting for Soybean Aphid card is a tool for soybean growers to monitor soybean aphid populations in fields using the Speed Sco
Field photograph of corn mid-season (with sky)
Iowa corn field with plants in a typical row width and plant density All digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and a
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Silking ear in field
Field shot of a silking ear with sunlight on the silksAll digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and agreement of the
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Emerged seedling in a field setting
Plant emerged through the soil in an Iowa corn fieldAll digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and agreement of the T
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Field photograph of corn early-season (no sky showing)
Iowa corn field with plants in a typical row width and plant density All digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and a
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Upper plant canopy of a corn field
Upper portion of plants in an Iowa corn fieldAll digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and agreement of the Terms an
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Field photograph of young corn (with sky)
Iowa corn field with plants in a typical row width and plant densityAll digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and ag
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Soybean Field Guide 2nd Edition
A revised, 67-page pocket-sized guide (3 ¾" x 6") for soybean producers and soybean agronomists to use in the identification of soybean pests and diseases in the Midwest. Color photos and ba
Tractor Maintenance to Conserve Energy - Farm Energy
Machinery represents a significant portion of capital costs in farming operations. Learn tips to manage a well-kept fleet of machinery, able to respond to changing field conditions and other seasonal
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2010 Annual Report
The economic downturn hit Iowa State University Extension hard in 2009. Facing a 10.7 percent cut in our state appropriations - some $4.15 million - we responded by restructuring our organiz
Weed Identification Field Guide 2nd Edition
The Weed Identification Field Guide, 2nd Edition, is a revised and expanded pocket-sized guide (3-3/4" x 6") for farmers and agronomists to use for weed identification in Iowa corn and soybe
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Pesticides and Water Quality
Find out how you can reduce pesticide contamination of water — whether you're treating a corn field, a lawn, or a building structure. You'll know more about Iowa watersheds, runoff, and leaching as we
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Pesticides and Water Quality (Unit=Pkg of 10) [Previously known as PAT 0049]
Find out how you can reduce pesticide contamination of water — whether you're treating a corn field, a lawn, or a building structure. You'll know more about Iowa watersheds, runoff, and leaching as we
Nutrient Deficiencies and Application Injuries in Field Crops -- Integrated Pest Management
Color photos and descriptions aid in identifying nutrient deficiencies and injury due to fertilizer in order to accurately diagnose symptoms for corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and winter wheat. More inform
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Limiting Field Operations - Farm Energy
Certain field operations are required in modern crop production. But 100 percent fuel savings results when equipment stays parked in the machine shed and a trip across the field is eliminated. Find ou
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Host Plant Resistance to the Soybean Aphid
This fact sheet will address how host plant resistance affects the soybean aphid, and summarizes field performance data collected from Iowa.
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I Support 4-H - paper clover (4-7/8 inch x 5-7/8 inch) (Unit=Pad of 100)
The clover field of 4-H support started at the Iowa State Fair and is expected to spread across the state in the near future. Your county can join in the big green wave as the clovers take over our co
Tips for Athletic Field Management on a Limited Budget
Those responsible for athletic field turf management will find 10 useful tips on how to operate more effectively and efficiently.
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Ask ISU About Plant and Insect Problems
Contact information for help with horticultural and field crop diseases; insects and insect damage; herbicide plant injury, herbicide use, and weed identification; home gardening information; and inj
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Using Field Calculator: Create Random Values
The Essential ArcGIS Task Sheet Series supplements the Iowa State University GIS Geospatial Technology Training Program short course series, “Essential ArcGIS Tutorial Series.” Each task sheet is desi
Crop Rotation on Organic Farms: A Planning Manual
The manual will be a valuable resource for organic farmers, educators, students, and professional advisors interested in the do’s, don’ts, how’s, and why’s of organic crop rotation. Crop Rotation on O
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Scouting for Corn Diseases
A 6-page, tri-fold pocket-sized guide (3 ¾" x 6") for corn producers and corn agronomists use for quick field identification foliar diseases, root and stalk rots. This card compliments the newly publi
Using Field Calculator: Changing Text Case
The Essential ArcGIS Task Sheet Series supplements the Iowa State University GIS Geospatial Technology Training Program short course series, “Essential ArcGIS Tutorial Series.” Each task sheet is desi
CYcling Country Festival Ticket -- July 22, 2008 (RAGBRAI Riders ONLY)
(Includes $1.50 handling charge) • RAGBRAI TAG NUMBER REQUIRED in the "Company" field in the checkout process.   • Tickets ordered AFTER July 16th will be held at the CYcling Cou
Directory of Campus and Field Specialists -- Community and Economic Development
This publication contains telephone, fax, e-mail, and U.S. mail information for 34 ISU Extension staff members who work in Extension Community and Economic Development programs on campus and in field
Primate Behavior
An introduction to the Order Primates with a focus on their behavior. Biological and social adaptations of monkeys, apes and prosimians will be explored as well as basic evolutionary concepts, curren
Great Beginnings For Families (curriculum package)
This 5-session teaching manual is for those who work with parents and caregivers of infant, toddler, and preschool age children. Packet includes: • lesson book • masters • instructor materials • CD •
Penn State Housing Plans for Milking and Special-Needs Cows
Years of research and field experience convinced dairy specialists at Penn State University to update and expand their recommendations for dairy housing facilities. This publication emphasizes greater
Your Personal Path to Health: Steps to a Healthier You (Unit=1 pkg of 50)
All copies were distributed to Health & Nutrition Field specialists. Please contact Ruth Litchfield or Purdue University for additional copies.
Who is You? The Coming Epidemic of Identity Theft (PDF download)
This short and easily readable book provides interesting and important information on the nature of identity theft, how to protect against it and recover from ID theft should it happen. ISBN 0-97
Who is You? The Coming Epidemic of Identity Theft (CD version)
This short and very readable book provides interesting and important information on the nature of identity theft, how to protect against it and recover from Id theft should it happen. The authors brin
Soybean Aphids in Iowa -- 2004
This publication reviews what is known about the insect and makes management suggestions for 2004. Included is a new economic threshold based on a review of data from field trials and university re
Soybean field - Inside cover
Soybean field. Inside cover. All digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and agreement of the Terms and Conditio
Green soybean field
Green soybean field. All digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and agreement of the Terms and Conditions to us
Soybean field with wind turbines
Soybean field with wind turbines. All digital media is copyrighted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Each purchase includes your acknowledgement and agreement of the Terms and C
Soil Quality in Organic Agricultural Systems
Building and maintaining soil quality is the basis for successful organic farming. Topics of crop rotations, soil amendments, soil health, carbon sequestration, organic agriculture philosophies, and
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Setting Combines for Harvesting Best Quality Seed and Field Corn
A pocket guide for setting combines to harvest best quality seed and field corn with the least amount of grain damage.
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Pumpkin Production Guide
The pumpkin Production Guide is a must-have for both new and experienced pumpkin growers, serious gardeners, and agricultural advisors. The 152-page guide covers the basics of pumpkin production and c
Fundamentals of Organic Agriculture
Detailed information on organic agriculture including history, legalities and logistics, labeling, marketing, and pest and weed management. Includes two field examples on organic soybean and apple p
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Fuel Required for Field Operations -- Machinery Management
This publication estimates the average quantity of diesel fuel required for farm field operations including fertilization, tillage, planting, weed control, and harvesting (fuel gallons per acre). Spe
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Time Out for Facts About Foods, Fluids, and Athletic Performance for Teen Athletes
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 1/5/2009.
Extension Field and County Operations Guide
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 4/23/2012. Please use the Extension Operations Guide found online: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/eog/
2000 Insect Pest Management Guide for Iowa Field and Forage Crops
Pesticide use and safety information is provided for insect pests of corn, sorghum, soybean, and alfalfa. Grass pasture insecticides and small grain insecticides are also listed.
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Sprayer Calibration Reference Guide
This guide explains how to calibrate a field sprayer in five simple steps. Includes tables on speed conversion, theoretical coverage at various spray heights, and useful conversion factors.
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Managing Pesticide Drift in Iowa: Field Sprayers
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 10/11/2010.
Reducing Herbicide Use in Field Crops
This bulletin discusses reducing the use of herbicides rather than eliminating them. Methods to reduce use include reduction through band applications, reduced rates, and field scouting.
On-Farm Composting
The Field Guide to On-Farm Composting is designed to bring practical composting information quickly and easily to the fingertips of agricultural producers and others who have an interest in composting
Change: Loss, Opportunity, and Resilience
No Longer Available. Field offices can use remaining copies until they're gone. Can be ordered from University of Minnesota Extension Store (Item #07421). Their website is : http://shop.extension.u
Iowa Gold Catalog High-Oil Corn Test 1998
Seed corn companies entered high-oil corn blends in this field test (1998). Results are presented.
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Hometown Health brochure
This brochure provides an overview of “Hometown Health,” a step-by-step model for community-based health planning. It outlines expected outcomes of the model and can be of interest for community deve
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Yellow Nutsedge Management in Field Crops
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 9/16/2008.
Insect Pests of Alfalfa -- Integrated Pest Management
Correct identification of alfalfa insect pests can help you make sound management decisions. This field guide contains color photos and descriptions of sixteen common and uncommon alfalfa pests in Iow
Silage: Field to Feedbunk
This conference proceeding features 36 papers on: Plant and field issues. Harvesting high-quality silage. Storage. Additives management. Mycotoxins and spoilage. Quality evaluation. Feeding. Silage s
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Steel in the Field - A Farmer's Guide to Weed Management Tools
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff can use up remaining supplies - 6/12/2009.
Insect Pests of Corn -- Integrated Pest Management
REPLACED BY CSI 0014 - FIELD CROP INSECTS
Beneficial Insects in Field Crops -- Integrated Pest Management
REPLACED BY CSI 0014 - FIELD CROP INSECTS NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 10/22/2010.
Category Eleven, Aerial Application -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
Aerial Application supplements the Iowa Core Manual and covers the topics of pesticide laws and regulations, application equipment, calibration, field operations, proper handling and use, and drift.
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Chemical Applications in Agriculture - Methods and Equipment for Field Sprayers
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away as of 10/11/2010.
Farm Management: Pricing Forage in the Field - Disaster Recovery Series
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 9/8/2010.
Insect Pests of Soybean -- Integrated Pest Management
REPLACED BY CSI 0014 - FIELD CROP INSECTS
Planning -- Conservation Tillage
Selecting a tillage system is one of a crop producer's most important management decisions. Conservation tillage reduces preplant tillage operations, thus reducing soil erosion and saving on labor a
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Foods, Fluids, and Athletic Performance
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 1/5/2009.
Estimated Yield of a Soybean Field Before Harvest
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 5/14/2008.