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Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, January 3, 2019 Crop Advantage Series in Ames Helps Producers Make Smart Decisions for 2019 Crop Advantage meetings provide a solid foundation of current, research-based crop production information to help make smart, informed decisions for the farming operation. The 2019 meetings are an opportunity for farmers and crop advisers to hear current research and crop production information from Iowa State University. The Crop Advantage Series meeting in Ames will be held on January 9th, 2019, at the Quality Inn and Suites Starlite Village Conference Center. Extension specialists will provide updated management options and recommendations on current and future crop production issues. In addition, this meeting will also offer continuing education credits for Certified Crop Advisers (CCA) and pesticide safety recertification. Pesticide applicators should recognize attendance is required for the entire meeting to meet recertification requirements. “There is no other program in our crop production education year that we are able to bring this many extension specialists together to individual sites across the state like we are able to do with Crop Advantage meetings,” said Meaghan Anderson, field agronomist in central Iowa with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. In 2018 nearly 2,000 individuals attended one of the meetings across the state, representing all 99 Iowa counties and surrounding states. 84% of attendees responding to follow-up surveys said information from Crop Advantage would likely save them between $5 and $20 per acre. “Our goal is to prepare producers to manage potential issues when they arise, or even before they arise, by sharing the most up—to-date scientific knowledge-from Iowa State University,” said Mike Witt, field agronomist in west central Iowa. “Content at the meetings is driven by county needs and local production issues.” Program topics for the Ames location include the 2019 market outlook, lean and mean crop production, corn disease management, managing for herbicide resistance, nitrogen management in variable environments, soybean gall midge -an emerging pest, and the weather outlook and climate decision tools. For locations, times and program details for this location and all Crop Advantage Series locations visit: www.cropadvantageorg. Registration includes lunch, printed proceedings booklet, private pesticide applicator recertification and CCA credits. Online registration and additional information is available at wWw.crop,advantage.org. For questions, contact ANR Program Services at 515-294-6429 or anr@iastate.edu, or contact your regional Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomist. Martensdale Meeting place! . letuslelp you celebrate your special occasion! WemmmfingmmhtmmnispmatMlmAmu, onlytboutablodtofi‘minminhiartcnsdde 'llfismybuiltlinglwwilmmplhmmmom easement”, 3 Rentals available dan a week beginning at 8:00am. Monday-Thursday: $75/day Friday-Sunday". SlW/tlty Tables and Chairs that seat 100 guests an: available and included in the rental fee. v Call Today to book your dates: 64 l ~764«2227 Or book online at Botanical Blues Concert Series Kicks Off January 6th The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden announces its 13th annual Botanical Blues concert series, with performances every Sunday from to 4 pm. January 6th through March 31st. Concerts feature local and regional blues artists playing inside the Botanical Garden’s iconic tropical conservatory with craft beer specials, signature drinks and light snacks available from Trellis Café. The lineup is as follows: January 6: Bob Pace January 13: Scott Davis and John Mattingly January 20: Cindy Grill and Alan Smith January 27: J .D. Flanagan and Pat Hemann ‘ February 3: Stuttering Jimmy and the Goosebumps February 10: James Biehn February 17: Eastside Brothers February 24: The Blue 2: Bob Dorr and Jeff Petersen March 3: The Brian Holtz Project March 10: Jodie Bodley and Dewey Cantrell March 17 : Bryce Janey March 24: Dennis “Big Daddy” Kain March 31: Matt Woods Concerts are included with the cost of admission to the botanical garden. Learn more at dmbotanicalgarden.com/botanicalblues. DMACC Automotive Program Partners With Subaru DMACC’s automotive department has announced a new a partnership with Subaru, called Subaru-U. This unique partnership between Subaru and DMACC allows students to learn and receive specific training related towards Subaru vehicles. “Students who choose to work at a Subaru dealership after completing the DMACC Automotive Technology program will leave with Subaru certifications,” said DMACC automotive programs chair Jerry Burns. “When they graduate from Subaru-U, they will possess the required skills needed to be an entry-level technician and be able to work on today’s technology-advanced Subaru vehicles. The DMACC Automotive Technology program has manufacturer partnerships with General Motors for the GM Automotive Service Education Program- (ASEP), Ford with the Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET) program, Fiat Chrysler with the College Automotive Program (CAP), and now Subaru with the Subaru-U program. Subaru-U will be located on the DMACC Ankeny Campus in the planned lZ-million-dollar state-of-the- art Automotive Training Center that will house DMACC’s automotive and collision training programs. DMACC will start offering Subaru specific training in the fall of 2019. More information about the program can be found online at https:// www.subaru-u.com/index. - Warren County Meals on Wheels Program Following is the meal plan for the month of January for those participating in the congregate meal site located in Martensdale and also for those who have home delivered meals. For more information, contact Vicki White, Program Manager, Warren County Nutrition, 515—961-1003. Phone number for the Martensdale meal site is 641-764-2736. 122 Emmi}; twin i I , spasms , wmmwmememy } p t menswear}: mmmmii i summers-mums; . . l . , menu-ans} 3 “mice E MW) . 3. 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