Tour Presentations

Storm Lake - February 5

New Pest, No Rest

Erin Hodgson, ISU Extension and Outreach Entomologist

The soybean gall midge has made its presence known in western Iowa. Hodgson will share how to know if you have an infestation and the research being done to combat this new pest.

Positioning for Profit in 2019

Al Kluis, Commodity Advisors, MN

Kluis will review the markets from 2018 and offer key fundamentals to watch for this year. He’ll discuss his ideas for price and time plans for selling corn and soybeans in 2019.

More tour presentations and schedules for Storm Lake will be posted soon.


Ames - February 7

How to Collect, Share and Use Data

Dan Frieburg, Premier Crop

Data has become a huge part of today’s farming operations. How private is your data? Should you share your data with your neighbors, your agronomist? Frieburg will answer these important questions.

Positioning for Profit in 2019

Al Kluis, Commodity Advisors, MN

Kluis will review the markets from 2018 and offer key fundamentals to watch for this year. He’ll discuss his ideas for price and time plans for selling corn and soybeans in 2019.

More tour presentations and schedules for Ames will be posted soon.


Cedar Rapids - February 12

Cedar Rapids Water Crisis

Steve Hershner, Cedar Rapids Utilities Director

The city of Cedar Rapids has an intimate relationship with water. Hershner will discuss how the community is dealing with flood prevention and nutrient reduction from upstream farms for the benefit of all.

Positioning for Profit in 2019

Al Kluis, Commodity Advisors, MN

Kluis will review the markets from 2018 and offer key fundamentals to watch for this year. He’ll discuss his ideas for price and time plans for selling corn and soybeans in 2019.

More tour presentations and schedules for Cedar Rapids will be posted soon.