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Farmers and farm businesses in southeastern Iowa can learn about the latest crop production research and trends during the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm spring field day today. Registration starts at 12:30, and the tour starts at 1 pm, with a 'Farm and Crop Update by Myron Rees, farm superintendent. The afternoon tours are free and open to the public. Certified Crop Adviser credits are available during the afternoon tour. The Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm is located at 3115 Louisa-Washington Road in Crawfordsville. To reach the farm, follow US Highway 218 one and 3/4 of a mile south of Crawfordsville, then two miles east on County Road G-62, then 3/4 of a mile north. Signs will be posted near the farm. For more information, contact ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists Rebecca Vittetoe at 319-653-4811, Virgil Schmitt at 563-263-5701, or Josh Michel at 319-523-2371.
The Mt. Pleasant Community Band is having a concert tonight at 7 pm in Central Park Square.