Ag research meeting Thursday in Iowa City
Farmers and agriculture suppliers can attend the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Johnson County Extension office in Iowa City.
Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association is owner of the Iowa State University Southeast Research Farm near Crawfordsville.
Following a business meeting, the day will feature an update on activities at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm by association president Ken Wuthrich and superintendent Myron Rees. The day also will include presentations on “What Cover Crops can do for Your Soil” by Tom Kaspar, USDA-ARS scientist; “Management of Palmer Amaranth” by Meaghan Anderson, ISU Extension field agronomist; and “Crop Market Outlook — Strategies and Tools” by Ray Jenkins, retired Cargill grain merchandiser.
The meeting, including lunch, will be provided at no charge and will conclude at 2:30 pm.
Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units will be available at no charge.
For more information, contact: Meaghan Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org; Greg Brenneman at email@example.com; Ryan Drollette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-337-2145; Rebecca Vittetoe at rka8@iastate,edu or 319-653-4811; or Virgil Schmitt at email@example.com or 563-263-5701.
Information also is available from local county ISU Extension offices. In Jefferson County, call 472-4166.