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Estimated Costs of Crop Production in Iowa - 2019
This publication estimates the cost of crop production in Iowa for 2019. Estimates for corn following corn, corn following soybeans, corn silage following corn, herbicide tolerant soybeans following corn, strip tillage corn and soybeans, non-herbicide tolerant soybeans following corn, low-till corn and soybeans, oats and hay production, alfalfa, grass pastures and machinery costs are all included.
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Crop Advantage - 2019 Series Proceedings
These proceedings feature summaries from workshops presented as part of the 2019 statewide Crop Advantage Series. Authors provide key points of their presentation, references for print and Internet materials, and illustrations to explain crop production and protection.

The publication also includes a list of Extension field agronomists and other resources offered to growers by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
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What's for Lunch? It's in the Bag (Unit=25)
Menu ideas for kid-friendly, healthy lunches your child will want to eat and packing tips to keep foods at a safe temperature.
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Weed Science Program 2018 Weed Control Results
The 2018 Weed Control Results for the Iowa State University Weed Science Program report includes experiments and demonstrations conducted at several of the Iowa State University Research Farms and other producer fields in Iowa.
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Iowa 4-H Market Beef Identification Form (Unit=Pkg of 20)
Use this form for eligibility to exhibit at County, State, and Interstate Shows.
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Iowa Crop Performance Tests - Soybean 2018
Results of soybean yield trials that are conducted annually by ISU and the Iowa Crop Improvement Association. Provides information farmers need to select the best varieties or brands for their production conditions.
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Suggested Closing Inventory Prices For 2018 Records
This two-page sheet lists values of farm commodities at the end of calendar year 2018 for use in tax reporting.
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2018 ISU Land Value Survey
This annual survey includes information on the average value of an acre of farmland in Iowa by county and how the current year's numbers compare to years past.

Additional information can be found at the new Iowa Farmland Value Portal at: http://www.card.iastate.edu/land-value which offers visualization tools such as charts and interactive county maps, as well as links to surveys from prior years.
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Evaluation of Soybean Varieties Resistant to Soybean Cyst Nematode in Iowa - 2018
Use of resistant soybean varieties is a very effective strategy for managing soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Numerous SCN-resistant soybean varieties are available for Iowa soybean growers. This report provides details by Iowa State University personnel who evaluate varieties each year.
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Farm Financial Planning Program
This publication describes the one-on-one farm financial computer analysis service available from ISU Extension to assist farm operators in assessing cash flow and profitability in a format often requested by lenders.

Previously referenced as: PM 1775
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Iowa Crop Performance Tests - Corn 2018
The Iowa Crop Performance Tests for corn is conducted each year to help farmers select the best hybrids for their production conditions. All six Corn Districts are now conveniently combined into one publication.
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2019 Herbicide Guide for Iowa Corn and Soybean Production
This publication provides information on product and management updates, the role of preemergence herbicides in glyphosate resistant crops, corn and soybean herbicide effectiveness ratings, herbicide package mixes, and herbicide site of action and injury symptoms.

Updated annually.
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Fresh Vegetable Guide

This guide offers tips on how to select, store, and prepare vegetables.
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Grain Storage Alternatives: An Economic Comparison
Storing grain beyond harvest greatly increases the marketing opportunities available. Knowing the costs and benefits of different storage options helps producers determine the options that fit into their overall harvesting, handling and marketing system.
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Mealtime Conversation Cards
Make your family meal time memorable with these conversation starters! Each set of cards provides age appropriate questions or directions to lead towards great table talk.

Download, print, cut at dotted lines, place in a bowl on your table and have some fun!
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Iowa Farmers and the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy: Survey Results from the Missouri-Little Sioux Watershed
This report summarizes data on farmer awareness, attitudes, and soil and water conservation practice use related to the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy (NRS) in the Missouri-Little Sioux HUC6 watershed in northwest Iowa. The report will help interested stakeholders to track progress toward NRS goals on agricultural nutrient loss reduction and better understand related barriers and challenges.
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Soybean gall midge: a new field crop pest
Soybean gall midge is a relatively new pest that was first noticed in the Midwest in 2011, and can now be found in parts of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. This publication discusses the characteristics of soybean gall midge, how to spot the pest in soybean fields and how they can be managed.
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Understanding the Standard of Identity and Requirements for Fruit Jams, Fruit Jellies, and Fruit Butters - The Science Behind the Standards
Fruit jams/preserves, fruit jellies, and fruit butters can be prepared at home and sold directly to the consumer in the state of Iowa by home based food operators in certain situations. Learn about the Standard of Identity requirements products are subject to in the Food and Drug Administration Code of Federal Regulations and the definition of non-Temperature Control for Safety (non-TCS) food from the FDA Food Code.
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2018 Yellow book for soybean aphid
This publication provides soybean aphid treatment recommendations and application rates, based on research conducted at two northern Iowa research farms in 2018.

In addition to treatment techniques, the publication also contains information about the soybean aphid life cycle, scouting advice and a statewide summary for 2018.
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Deductible Livestock Costs for Adjusting 2018 Income Tax Returns
Estimated deductible costs for use in adjusting farm expenses to exclude the cost of producing home-consumed farm produce.
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What's Your Herbicide's Risk Level
The risk of weeds developing resistance to a herbicide site of action is determined both by how the herbicide is used by the applicator and also by the frequency of resistance mutation in weeds. The more a site of action is relied on, the greater the risk of resistance, regardless of the frequency of resistance.
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Green Gram and Black Gram: Small Grain Legume Crops for the Midwestern United States
Introducing new specialty crops that complement corn, soybean and cover crops can help improve soil health and provide enhanced long-term productivity and profitability. Green gram and black gram are examples of these specialty crops that are being tested at Iowa State University. This publication provides information on the crop themselves, as well as current Iowa State research.
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Checkout STEM
Activities and information about how to create checkout kits designed to support the development of literacy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) experiences for K-3 children and their families. Seven activity guides focus on the following topics: Bee and Me, Curious Coding, Fabulous Five Senses, Super Slinky, Building Bridges, Humpty Dumpty, and Magic Eye.
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So You're the Club Treasurer
Educational support for 4-H Club Treasurers.
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Farmer's Tax Guide: For use in preparing 2018 Returns
This publication explains how the federal tax laws apply to farming.
(www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p225.pdf)

Use this publication as a guide to figure your taxes and complete your farm tax return.

The explanations and examples in this publication reflect the Internal Revenue Service's interpretation of tax laws enacted by Congress, Treasury regulations, and court decisions. However, the information given does not cover every situation and is not intended to replace the law or change its meaning. This publication covers subjects on which a court may have made a decision more favorable to taxpayers than the interpretation of the Service. Until these differing interpretations are resolved by higher court decisions, or in some other way, this publication will continue to present the interpretation of the Service.

For more publications visit: IRS Publications Online
(www.irs.gov/publications)

If you would like to order a hard copy they are available through the IRS Forms and Publications by U.S. Mail website
(www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/forms-and-publications-by-us-mail)
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Leading Communities: A Place-based Leadership Program
Leading Communities guides you toward:
  • Understanding your community
  • Identifying local issues
  • Making community decisions
  • Building social collaboration
  • Working together effectively
  • Making it happen!
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Iowa Retail Initiative
Iowa Retail Initiative (IRI) Program: Equip your local independent retailers, invest in your local economy.

Our 3-part program:
  • IRI Champions workshop provides training and resources for the community and small business supporters.
  • IRI Coaching works directly with retailers tackling the obstacles preventing business growth.
  • IRI Snapshots trains local leaders to assess information about their retail districts, mapping, and decision-making.
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Marketing Hometown America
  • What makes your community unique, healthy, and alive?
  • Is your community ready to create your vision to grow?
  • Are you excited about recruiting new residents?
  • Does your community need a focused marketing plan?
If YES, your community is ready to take ACTION!
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Youth-Adult Partnerships
Youth-Adult Partnerships is the practice of youth and adults working together in a democratic way-through shared work, over a sustained period of time-to strengthen their organization and/or community.
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Youth In Governance
Youth in governance is the authentic and meaningful engagement of young people in programs, organizations, and communities, where they have or share voice, influence, and decision-making authority.
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Youth In Research
Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) is an innovative approach to positive youth development where youth are trained to conduct research and evaluations to improve the programs intended to serve them.
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European Corn Borer - Ecology and Management and Association with other Corn Pests
Agriculture in North America has been dramatically influenced by crops and pests carried by humans, either intentionally or accidentally into the region. Corn, or maize, probably originated in Central America. It was a staple crop of many Native Americans and was grown in dozens of shapes and colors. The European corn borer originated in Eurasia and was accidentally introduced into North America. This insect readily adopted corn as a host and has since caused hundreds of millions of dollars in crop losses.

This publication is an update of the 1996 version published by the North Central Region.

Large quantity discounts (50 and 100 copies+) are available. To inquire, please contact us by email (extstore@iastate.edu) or calling (515)294-5247.
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Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2019-2020
This 180-page guide contains a spray schedule and background information for commercial producers of apples, pears, cherries, peaches, plums, grapes and berries. Recommendations for herbicides, pesticides and their application, and plant growth regulators are also included.

It is a joint publication of Purdue University, University of Illinois, Iowa State University, University of Kentucky, University of Missouri, Missouri State University, Ohio State University, and University of Wisconsin and includes information for producers in Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

This guide combines and replaces the Midwest Tree Fruit Spray Guide (PM 1375) and the Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide (PM 1282) into one easy to use reference manual.

Also available in PDF from Purdue University.
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