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Fall field day tour at ISU SE Iowa Research Farm Sept. 7

Aug 22, 2017

Crawfordsville — Farmers, farmer advisers and the general public will want to attend the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm fall field day on Sept. 7 beginning at 1:30 p.m., located at the farm near Crawfordsville.

The day begins with a “Season Review” by Myron Rees, farm superintendent. The field day will feature the following stops: cover crop management update by Kathleen Delate, ISU Professor of Horticulture; selecting herbicide tolerance traits for 2018 by Meaghan Anderson, ISU Extension Field Agronomist; and harvest issues and considerations by Mark Hanna, ISU Extension Agricultural Engineer and Greg Brenneman, ISU Extension Agricultural Engineering Specialist. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss concerns and ask questions of each speaker at their respective tour stops.

This field day is free and open to the public with no preregistration required. Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits will be available for the afternoon tour.

To reach the farm, follow U.S. Highway 218 one and three quarters miles south of Crawfordsville, then two miles east on county road G-62, then three quarters mile north. Signs will be posted to guide you to the event.

For further information, please contact Virgil Schmitt at 563-263-5701 or

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