CRESCO, Iowa — ISU Extension and Outreach Howard County to host program designed to educate women landowners on current agronomic issues. Topic will be Growing Season Weather Outlook and Weather Resources Highlighted in Agronomy. Women landowners, farmers and ag retailers will have the opportunity to meet on February 18 to learn more about the 2020 growing season outlook through this distance-learning session of Agronomy in the Field. Dr. Justin Glisan, state climatologist, with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, will provide a look at predicted weather conditions as we head into spring in comparison to recent years. He will also share online decision-support tools for localized agricultural decisions and how best to understand these tools and use for your farming operation. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Agronomy in the Field for Women will be offered in Howard County at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office in Cresco. Sessions are typically 90 minutes long
Any interested women who would like to participate should contact Sue at 563-547-3001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sessions will be offered throughout winter 2020. Sessions are as follows:
Feb. 18 – Growing Season Weather Outlook and Weather Resources
March 17 – Planning for Successful Implementation of a Herbicide Program
April 7 – Early Season Scouting Tips and Tricks
— ISU Extension and Outreach Howard County
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