Thursday, October 9, 2008

On-Farm Research Conference in Iowa in December

On-Farm Research Conference - Designing Scientifically Valid Crop Production Research

Dec. 18-19, Knapp-Storms Dining Complex, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

If you are interested in learning more about conducting scientifically valid in-farm research, I will be participating in a conference on December 18 and 19 in Ames, IA. This workshop includes topics on the following:

1. Introduction to on-farm research
2. Data Collection for agronomic, plant disease, insect, and soil and plant fertility
3. Statistics for on-farm research
4. Breakout sessions on: technology for collecting data, what to do with the results, how does economics fit in research, and a consulting session

Speakers include a diverse mix from the fields of plant pathology, statistics, agronomy, meteorology, and economics. Continuing education credit is offered for this workshop.

For more information, please contact me via email at, or see the website for more information.