The Mission of the Department of Agronomy Extension group is to provide timely unbiased, environmentally sound, research-based information on crop production to Iowa's general public, farmers and agribusinesses. Faculty and staff work in the areas of Climatology, Soil Fertility Management, Soil Survey and Management, Land Use, Water Quality, Sustainable Agriculture, Forage Production, Corn Production, Soybean Production, Small Grain Production, Weed Management, Alternative Crops and Precision Agriculture.