• Plant Pathology and Microbiology graduate students and staff learn about field crop diseases.

    Plant Pathology and Microbiology graduate students and staff learn about field crop diseases.

  • Fall colors adorn Bessey Hall

  • Come learn about plant diseases, this is cedar-hawthron rust.

    Come learn about plant diseases like cedar-hawthorn rust.

  • Iowa Soybean Center approved.

  • Hail damage on a corn stalk

    Does hail damage to crops lead to more disease?

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January 26

Interested in hunting and selling morel mushrooms in Iowa? If so, plan to take this three-hour class in April from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and be certified to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state.  This course, taught by Dr. Mark Gleason, covers identification of morels and other mushrooms.  Agenda and registration information.

January 9

Aurelie Rakotondrafara, faculty member at University of Wisconsin and an ISU alumna, wins the co-winner of the innovation of the year awarded by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.  For more information: http://www.plantpath.wisc.edu/two-cals-research-teams-win-warf-innovatio...

Upcoming Events

Plant Disease and Insect Diagnostic Clinic

The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home. The PIDC is a joint effort between Iowa State University Extension Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture, and Agronomy.