Crop Advantage Series comes to Okoboji

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach specialists will travel Jan. 4 to Okoboji for the 2018 Crop Advantage Series. The meeting location is Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. The program will provide farmers and agri-business with current crop production information from Iowa State University. The meeting will also offer continuing education credits for private pesticide applicators and Certified Crop Advisers (CCA).

"The Crop Advantage Series is an educational program that brings the expertise of extension specialists to 14 locations across the state," ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist Paul Kassel said. "The topics at each meeting are selected by the local extension specialists."

Topics at the Okoboji Crop Advantage Series meeting will include a grain market outlook by Chad Hart, dicamba topics by Bob Hartzler, tissue testing by Antonio Mallarino and field management for water quality by Matt Helmers.

Early registration for Okoboji is $50, and registrations made after Dec. 28 or at the meeting are $60. Registration includes lunch, printed proceedings, private pesticide applicator recertification and CCA credits. Online registration and additional information is available at or from county extension offices.

For questions, contact ANR Program Services at 515-294-6429 or, or Paul Kassel at 712-262-2264 or

The Crop Advantage Series is presented by ISU Extension and Outreach with support from the Iowa Soybean Association and from the North Central SARE Program Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.

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