Northeast Research Farm Field Day Is June 19 in Nashua

Field day will focus on nitrogen management, soil erosion and weather trends

June 7, 2024, 10:46 am | Terry Basol

NASHUA, Iowa – The spring field day at Iowa State University’s Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will be held June 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Madelynn Wuestenberg, agricultural climatology extension specialist, will begin the program by providing her insights on crop weather and trends for the 2024 growing season. Rick Cruse, professor and director of the Iowa Water Center, will discuss the implications of soil erosion on Iowa’s landscape and current practices used to Northeast Research and Demonstration minimize its impact.

Richard Roth, extension nitrogen education specialist, will provide his insight on nitrogen management in a wet spring.

A complimentary meal will be served at noon, sponsored by Pioneer Hi Bred International.

The field day is free and open to the public. It starts at the Borlaug Learning Center Headquarters on the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm. Directions: From Nashua at the junction of Highway 218 (Exit 220) and County Road B60, go west on B60 1.1 miles to Windfall Ave., then south 1 mile to 290th St., then east 0.2 miles to the farm.

Certified Crop Adviser credits will be available, including 1 SW continuing education unit. To help with meal count and planning, please register by June 17 at

For more information, call Terry Basol at 641-426-6801; or Josh Michel at 563-581-7828.

Shareable photo: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm sign.

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