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Neighbors Growing Together | Nov 20, 2017

Fall field day to be held in Crawfordsville

Aug 21, 2017

CRAWFORDSVILLE — The Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville will have its fall field day for farmers, farmer advisors, and the general public on Sept. 7, beginning at 1:30 p.m.,” said Meaghan Anderson, ISU Extension Field Agronomist.

The tour begins at 1:30 p.m. with a “Season Review” by Myron Rees, Farm Superintendent. Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits will be available for the afternoon tour. This field day is free and open to the public with no pre-registration required.

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.

To reach the farm, follow U.S. Highway 218 1 3/4 miles south of Crawfordsville, then 2 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 Meaghan Anderson at 319-337-2145 or mjanders@iastate.edu.

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