Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

East-Central and Southeast Iowa Crop Information


Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Spring Field Day June 21, 2017.

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1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Crop Weather for the 2017 Growing Season, Elwynn Taylor, ISU Extension Climatologist

Cover Crop Practices for Farmers, Tom Kaspar, USDA-ARS

Nitrogen Fertilizer Management for Corn, John Sawyer, Extension Soil Fertility Specialist

Weed Management, including Palmer Amaranth, Mike Owen, Extension Weed Management Specialist


The field day is free and open to the public. It starts at the Borlaug Learning Center Headquarters on the ISU Northeast Research Farm and Demonstration Farm.

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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