Fall Field Day Tour at ISU SE Iowa Research Farm

Farmers and those who advise farmers about crops will want to attend the annual fall field day for the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research Farm near Crawfordsville on September 9 beginning at 1:30 p.m. One of the features on the tour will be “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Crop Scouting” by Chris Murphy and Zach Vanderleest, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers with Iowa State University.
 
Also highlighted on the tour will be “Upgrading Your Windbreak” by Jesse Randall, ISU Extension Forester; “Cover Crop Selection and Management” by Mark Carlton, ISU Extension Field Agronomist; “Corn Stalk Utilization” by Ryan Drollette, Patrick Wall, and Virgil Schmitt, Extension Farm Management Specialist, Beef Specialist, and Field Agronomist, respectively; and “Crop Season Review” by Myron Rees, Farm Superintendent.
 
Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits will be available at no charge.
 
To reach the farm, follow U.S. Highway 218 one and three quarters miles south of Crawfordsville, then two miles east on county road G-62, then three quarters mile north. Signs will be posted to guide you to the event.
 
For further information, contact Virgil Schmitt at (563) 263-5701 or vschmitt@iastate.edu.

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