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East-Central and Southeast Iowa Crop Information


Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Spring Field Day, Thursday, June 22, 2017

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Training for Certified Crop Advisors in the morning

8:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Progress and Outlook for the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy: Continuing the Momentum

Matt Helmers, ISU Extension Agricultural Engineer, (2.0 S.W.M.)

10:30 a.m. Palmer amaranth identification and management

Meaghan Anderson, ISU Extension Field Agronomist, (1.0 P.M.)

Noon Lunch

1:00 p.m Spring Field Day Tours

Registration Details:

$50 pre-registration (includes lunch) required - no walks in and attendance limited to 45 - by June 16 via:


May pre-pay by check or pay at door (cash or check)
Please make check payable to Johnson County Extension.


Field Day for the General Public in the afternoon

Farm and Crop Update,

Myron Rees, Farm Superintendent

Monarchs, Pollinators, and the Farm: An Unlikely Friendship

Seth Applegate, ISU Agricultural Specialist III, (0.5 P.M.)

Dicamba Drift and Contamination Demonstrations

Virgil Schmitt, ISU Extension Field Agronomist, (0.5 P.M.)

Managing Seedling Diseases in Corn

Rebecca Vittetoe, ISU Extension Field Agronomist, (0.5 P.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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