Soil Health Featured at Research Farm Field Day

Written by Theresa Rose on June 15, 2015

“Healthy Soils – What are we looking for?,” by Douglas Karlen, USDA-ARS Soil Scientist, is one of the presentations featured at the June 23 Spring Field Day at the Iowa State University Southeast Research Farm near Crawfordsville. Other field day tour topics include water quality and bioreactors, the economics of cover crops, and a crop update. It is open to the public.

In addition to the regular field day tour which begins at 1:00 p.m., there will be a special session for certified crop advisors focusing on soil and water management at 9:00 a.m.

Contact your local Iowa State University County Extension for more information.