The Loess Hills State Forest fall forestry field day will occur on Tuesday, October 26th, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., near Pisgah, Iowa. This is a free event with no pre-registration required. The event will focus on challenges and opportunities associated with private land oak managment within this unique landscape. The first half of event will ential in-field discussion of oak ecology, identification, and management systems for private landowners, as well as insect, disease, and invasive species threats to oaks in western Iowa. The second half will entail a "crash course" and expert panel discussion on herbicide selection and application techniques for oak management. The agenda will be informal, with ample opportunity for hands-on learning, as well as Q&A and interaction with forestry professionals representing agencies, ISU Extension, and private industry.