The Integrated Pest Management department of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is making available for free download two of the outputs from a project funded by a grant from the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC). These PDF extension publications are available for download at: https://store.extension.iastate.edu and a printed copy will also be available for a reasonable amount.
Hail on Corn in Iowa: https://store.extension.iastate.edu/Product/14776
Hail on Soybean in Iowa: https://store.extension.iastate.edu/Product/14792
Two research publications also resulted from this project:
Sisson, A.J., Kandel, Y.R., Robertson, A.E., Hart, C.E., Asmus, A., Wiggs, S.N., and Mueller, D.S. 2016. Effect of foliar fungicides on hail-damaged corn. Plant Health Progress 17:6-12. doi:10.1094/PHP-RS-15-0046.
Sisson, A.J., Kandel, Y.R., Hart, C.E., Asmus, A., Wiggs, S.N., and Mueller, D.S. 2016. Effect of foliar fungicide and insecticide on hail-damaged soybean. Plant Health Progress 17:141-148. doi: 10.1094/PHP-RS-16-0012.
Information from this study was made available through news releases, a presentation, and videos:
Sisson, A., Mueller, D., and Robertson, A. 2015. Hail and Fungicide Use on Corn. Integrated Crop Management News. Online: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2015/0630Sisson.htm
Sisson, A. and Mueller, D. 2013. Hail and Fungicides Update 2013. Integrated Crop Management News. Online: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2013/0717sissonmueller.htm
Pierson, W., Sisson, A., Mueller, D., and Robertson, A. 2014. Fine-tuning fungicide decisions in Iowa. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Integrated Crop Management Conference. Ames, IA. December 3-4, 2014
A video was developed from this project and used for Pesticide Training in Iowa, and was viewed more than 2,600 times: https://vimeo.com/144382976
The project promoted via another video developed by the Iowa State news service: http://www.news.iastate.edu/video/view/id/cWHTyeuiJok