Women landowners, farmers and ag retailers will have the opportunity to meet on December 17 to learn more about crop inputs and the research that supports a return on investment to look at maximizing bushels or profitability through this distance-learning session of Agronomy in the Field.
The December 17 session will delve into the importance of looking at sound research to make bottom-line decisions on the farm. Several topics will be discussed, including soil fertility, seeding rates and fungicide application.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Agronomy in the Field for Women will be offered in Mahaska County beginning at 6 pm. Sessions are typically 90 minutes long. In addition, to the Mahaska County office hosting the distance-learning session, women can also join online from the comfort of their own home or watch the recorded session at a later date.
Any interested women who would like to participate should contact Mahaska County Extension office at 641-673-5841 or email Suzette Striegel at email@example.com. To participate from home contact firstname.lastname@example.org, to receive access to web-conferencing and resource materials. There is no cost to participate.
Sessions will be offered throughout the 2019-2020 winter. Sessions are as follows:
Dec. 17 – Farming for Bushels or Profitability?
Jan. 14 – Alternative Crops and Markets
Feb. 18 – Growing Season Weather Outlook and Weather Resources
March 17 – Planning for Successful Implementation of a Herbicide Program Resources
April 7 – Early Season Scouting Tips and Tricks
Information and upcoming dates are also available on the Integrated Crop Management website.