Our Mission

  • Connect to stakeholders
  • Identify and meet needs related to crop production, soil health, and integrated management of weeds, pests, and diseases
  • Provide resources in the form of trainings and field days, publications, and testing services


people standing in a field

Extension resources for field crops including corn, forages, small grains, and soybeans. Weather information, crop updates, and the quarterly publication "What's Cropping Up"

drone above vineyard

IRIS integrates environmental information science and technology to support education and research with maps, aerial photos, satellite imagery, and other remotely sensed data

front loader moving compost

CWMI serves the public through research, outreach, training, and technical assistance, with a focus on organic residuals, composting, and farm waste management

Testing services and tools

pans of different soil

Designed for farmers, gardeners, agricultural service providers, landscape managers and researchers who want to go beyond simply testing the nutrient levels of their soils

people looking at nutrient analysis results

CNAL provides a wide-range of research quality analyses for environmental and biological samples using state-of-the-art analytical equipment and techniques.

corn plants against the sky

Adapt-N provides web-based nitrogen (N) fertilizer recommendations for corn crops using high-resolution climate data and field-specific information on crop and soil management.