AMES, Iowa – 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. The research and the field day is supported by an IDALS Specialty Crop Block grant. The field day is organized in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa, Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. The ISU Horticulture Research Station is located at 55519 170th Street, Ames, IA. The field day will run from 9:00-11:00 am. Refreshments will be served. Registration is free but required. Please register below by June 2, 2019.
For more information contact:
Dr. Ajay Nair, Vegetable Specialist,