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Agronomy in the Field for Women will be held this spring for women landowners, farmers and ag retailers to learn about Iowa crop production. The ISU Extension and Outreach program is in its third year.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists Paul Kassel and Angie Rieck-Hinz will host a Palmer amaranth identification and management workshop on Friday, March 24.
Agronomy in the Field is a multi-session workshop being offered to women landowners, farmers, conservationists and other women who are interested in learning more about agronomy.
Information on crop management, insecticide resistance of soybean aphids, sudden death syndrome in soybeans and sulfur fertilization of corn will highlight the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm’s summer field day.
Soybean row-spacing, soybean cyst nematode and a growing season outlook will highlight the annual meeting of the North Central Iowa Research Association. The meeting also will feature an update of research at the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm at Kanawha.
Weeds, herbicides, cover crops and sulfur fertilization of corn will highlight the summer field day at the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm near Kanawha.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a herbicide resistance management field day on June 12, from 5-7 p.m. at the A. Knaphus farm located 1.5 miles south of McCallsburg on County Road S27.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a cover crop, water quality and cost share field day on Aug. 8 in Roland. This is one of several extension hosted fields days to increase understanding of practices that minimize nitrate-nitrogen loss.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Northern Iowa Research Farm Association will host a field day on Sept. 6 focused on using cover crops. The event will highlight both the benefits of cover crops and their management.
Incorporating conservation practices into land leases takes careful thought and planning. Changes or additions to leases can’t be undertaken overnight, meaning both landowners and tenants need to communicate their thoughts and intentions early in the discussion regarding these practices.