Producers interested in retail sales at farmers markets and food stores will learn how Iowa State research experts are helping growers with their crop management, profitability and quality of produce.
Many crop producers are using best management practices to reduce and control nutrient loss and soil erosion from crop land. These same conservation methods can be applied to large-scale gardens and commercial vegetable production. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is releasing two new publications about combining cover crops and strip-tillage systems and their use in vegetable production.
Muscatine Island Research Farm hosts field day and annual meeting June 23.