Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge, IA will be hosting a free, 3-day crop clinic on Jan 27th, Feb 2nd and Feb 9th at 7 pm.
Cropping challenges for 2010 and beyond:
Topics include making crop plans for 2010, soil fertility including soil testing, micro-nutrients, foliar fertilizer, nitrogen programs and use of nitrogen stabilizers, Rresidue management, seed management and treatment, high yield programs, fungicides and diseases, understanding the disease triangle, crop scouting, products and timing, research, and 2009 crop disease explosion, seed traits, insect trends, physiological energy demands, conventional weed control, and new products and uses.
Bob Streit, a private crop consultant, will be the presenter. The program will be held at Iowa Central in Fort Dodge in the Career Education Building, room 108. The program is designed for farmers and agribusiness to keep up to date on corn and soybean production in north central Iowa.
There is no charge for the program, but please call to preregister for the program, call (800) 362-2793, ext. 1277 or call 515-574-1277.