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Neighbors Growing Together | Nov 24, 2014

Agricultural Research Association annual meeting planned

Feb 18, 2014

Farmers and agriculture suppliers will want to attend the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting at the Johnson County Extension office in Iowa City on Thursday, March 6, beginning at 10 a.m., according to association president David Scott.

Following a brief business meeting, the day will feature an update on activities at the Iowa State University (ISU) Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm by Superintendent Myron Rees and presentations on “Changing Farm Profitability in 2014” by Ryan Drollette, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist; “Insect Resistance Management Strategies” by Erin Hodgson, ISU Extension Entomologist; “Weed Resistance Management Strategies” by Bob Hartzler, ISU Extension Weeds Specialist; and “Reducing Nutrient Losses from Your Farm” by Matt Helmers, ISU Extension Agricultural Engineer.

The meeting, including lunch, will be provided at no charge and will conclude at 2:30 pm. Continuing Education Units will be available for Certified Crop Advisors for a fee.

For more information, contact Greg Brenneman (gregb@iastate.edu) or Ryan Drollette (drollett@iastate.edu) at 319-337-2145, Mark Carlton (mcarltn@iastate.edu) at 641-932-5612, or Virgil Schmitt (vschmitt@iastate.edu) at 563-263-5701.

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