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Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Spring Field Day - June 26, 2014

Training for CCA's from 9 a.m. - Noon

Field Day Begins at 1:00 p.m.

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Professional Development

  8:30 a.m. – Registration

o   Using the on-line site (preferred):, or

o   contacting Virgil Schmitt at (563) 263-5701 or

  9:00 a.m. – Palmer Amaranth Identification and Managing and Preventing Glyphosate Resistant Weeds (1.0 I.P.M.)

            Mark Carlton and Virgil Schmitt, ISU Extension Field Agronomists

10:00 a.m. – Helping Customers Retain Crop Nutrients on Their Farms (2.0 S.W.M.)

            Matt Helmers, ISU Extension Ag Engineer

12:00 Noon – Lunch (included with registration)



Spring Field Day

12:30 p.m. – Registration

  1:00 p.m. – Field Day Begins

            Season Review

Myron Rees, ISU Farm Superintendent

            Farm Safety Update

Tom Marsh, Washington County Public Health and Home Care

Andy Winborn, Rural Health & Safety Clinic

            Utilizing Data from Locally Placed Weather Stations

                        Elwynn Taylor, ISU Extension Climatologist

Fungicide Application Decisions for Corn & Soybean

                        Darren Mueller, ISU Extension Plant Pathologist

            Soil Drainage Update

                        Matt Helmers, ISU Extension Ag Engineer


(CCA CEUs will also be available for the Field Day: 0.5 C.M., 0.5 I.P.M., 0.5 S.W.M.)

The Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm is operated jointly by Iowa State University and the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association. See the minutes of the Annual Meetings and Board of Directors Meetings to learn more.

For more information about the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm, visit or write to the farm at the address below, call or FAX the farm at (319) 658-2353, or e-mail Superintendent Myron Rees. You may also visit the farm's web site.

Directions to the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm:
The farm is located at 3115 Louisa-Washington Road, Crawfordsville, IA 52621-9749.

From Crawfordsville, go south on Highway 218 for 1.75 miles. Turn left (east) on G-62 and go for 2 miles. Turn left (north) on Louisa-Washington Road and go for .75 mile.

From Cotter (junction of Highway 92 and Louisa County Road W66), go south on W66 for 6 miles. Turn right (west) on 100th Street and go for 1 mile to County Line Road / Louisa-Washington Road. Turn left (south) and go for .25 mile to the farm entrance.

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

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Last Update: April 2, 2014
Contact: Virgil Schmitt

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