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Broccoli Production Field Day

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Department of Horticulture is hosting a 'Broccoli production' Field Day on Tuesday, June. 4, 2019 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station, Ames, IA. The field day will discuss major production aspects required for successful broccoli production with emphasis on variety selection, weed management, fertility, and harvest. The field day will provide an opportunity to evaluate an ongoing broccoli research test plot evaluating row cover materials and other IPM strategies.

Growing, Grading, Selling & Storing Chestnuts

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Curious about adding chestnuts to your farm? Do you have chestnuts planted and want to see a profitable operation? If either applies to you, attend this field day! 

Extending the Vegetable Season in the Field & High Tunnel

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Growing produce in the fall affords all the fun of growing the same crops in the spring, but with fewer of the problems. Tour a 100-share CSA farm that provides food from the gardens until late fall without requiring the use of a high tunnel.

Iowa Farmers Market Association Workshop

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The 22nd Annual Iowa Farmers Market Association Workshop will be held Saturday, February 8th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church located at 3010 52nd Street in Des Moines, Iowa.  Fro market managers, vendors and enthusiasts.