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Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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Spring Field Day

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, 2016.


*    Latest Legal Issues on Water Quality

o   Kristine Tidgren, ISU Attorney from The Center for Ag Law and Taxation

*    Soil Quality as it pertains to Farming Practices

o   Rick Cruse, ISU Professor of Agronomy

*    Cover Crops for Growers

o   Tom Kaspar, USDA-ARS

*    Practices that improve Soil and Water Quality and help Reduce Nutrient Losses from Farm Fields

o   Matt Helmers, ISU Extension Ag Engineer


The program is provided at no cost and is open to the public.


CCAs can receive 4 SW credits for a fee.


For more information about the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm, visit or write to the farm at the address below, call or FAX the farm at (641) 435-4864, or e-mail Superintendent Ken Pecinovsky. You may also visit the farm's web site.

Directions to the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm:
From Highway 218, take Exit 220 at Nashua, turn west on B-60 / 280th Street / Lexington Avenue and go for 1.5 miles. Turn left (south) on Windfall Avenue and go for 1 mile to 290th Street. Turn left (east) and go to the farm. The farm is located at 3325 290th Street, Nashua, IA 50658-9270.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Iowa State University Extension Office.

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