Fall Field Day Tour at ISU SE Iowa Research Farm on September 10

Written by Theresa Rose on August 26, 2015

Farmers and those who advise farmers about crops will want to attend the annual fall field day at the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research Farm near Crawfordsville on September 10, according to Virgil Schmitt, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension Field Agronomist. The field day begins at 1:30 p.m. and will include four stops.

“One of the features on the tour will be Meaghan Anderson’s presentation on “Weed Management for 2016,” said Schmitt. Anderson is also an ISU Extension Field Agronomist in east-central and southeast Iowa.

Also highlighted on the tour will be “Grain Harvest Management and Storage” by Greg Brenneman, ISU Extension Agricultural Engineer and two local machinery dealers; “Deciding What Tillage to do When” by Mark Hanna, ISU Extension Agricultural Engineer; and “Farm and Crop Update” by Myron Rees, Farm Superintendent.

The field day is free and open to the public. Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units will be available.

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 vschmitt@iastate.edu.