Tour Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm during Sept. 7 Field Day

Cover crops, herbicide tolerance and harvest issues to be highlighted by ISU Extension and Outreach specialists

August 21, 2017, 10:10 am |

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Iowa – The Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville will host its fall field day for farmers, farmer advisors and general public on Sept. 7.SE Iowa Field Day

This field day is free and open to the public with no pre-registration required. Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits will be available for the afternoon tour.

The tour begins at 1:30 p.m. with a season review by Myron Rees, farm superintendent.

The field day tour will feature Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists at the following stops: cover crop management update by Kathleen Delate, professor and extension organic specialist; selecting herbicide tolerance traits for 2018 by Meaghan Anderson, extension field agronomist; and harvest issues and considerations by Mark Hanna and Greg Brenneman, extension agricultural engineering specialists. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss concerns and ask questions of each speaker at their respective tour stops.

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, please contact Meaghan Anderson at 319-337-2145 or
[PHOTO] The fall field day will feature tour stops on topics including cover crop management, herbicide tolerance trait selection for 2018, and harvest issues and considerations.