The American Soybean Association (ASA), in cooperation with USDA, will host a series of five rust education meetings, titled “Beyond 2005 — Preparing For Rust is a Must,” during January and February 2006.

Dates and locations are: Jan. 5, St. Louis, MO, St. Charles Convention Center; Jan. 18, Plain City, OH, Der Dutchman; Jan. 24, Owensboro, KY, Executive Inn Rivermont; Jan. 26, Raleigh, NC, Sheraton Imperial; and Feb. 1, Davenport, IA, Holiday Inn.

Admission is free for current ASA members. There is a $50 registration fee for non-members. To register online, go to www.soygrowers.com/rust/ or call toll-free 800-688-7692, ext. 507 to request a registration form by mail.