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Agronomy in the Field Offered at Three Locations

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 5:45pm to Monday, August 29, 2016 - 7:30pm

Agronomy in the Field is a series of workshops for women designed to improve agronomic skills and increase knowledge for decision-making. This program is being offered at three locations in 2016. Starting dates are approximate so be sure to register with the Extension Field Agronomist in your area.

  1. Kanawha, IA (Hancock County) Northern Iowa Research Farm
  2. Otho, IA (Webster County) Smeltzer Iowa Learning Farm
  3. Crawfordsville, IA (Washington County) Southeast Research Farm
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Agronomy in the Field for Women to start April 19 at Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 6:30pm

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.  This series of workshops will be held monthly at the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm near Chariton, Iowa. The farm is located at 45249 170th Ave, Chariton, IA 50049.   

The first session will be held on April 19 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and the topic will be grazing cover crops and managing cover crops in the spring. This session will be led by Erika Lundy, ISU Extension Beef Program Specialist and Rebecca Vittetoe, ISU Extension Field Agronomist. 

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Agronomy in the Field - Southeast Iowa

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 4:00pm to Monday, September 5, 2016 - 7:30pm

Agronomy in the Field is a series of workshops for women designed to improve agronomic skills and increase knowledge for decision-making. The Southeast co-hort is new this year and will meet twice a month beginning Monday, May 2nd from 4-5pm at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm. The address for the farm is 3115 Louisa-Washington Road, Crawfordsville, IA 52621 in Washington County.

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