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Neighbors Growing Together | May 26, 2017
AGRICULTURE

Ag research meeting Thursday in Iowa City

Feb 28, 2017
PHOTO SUBMITTED “Management of Palmer Amaranth” by ISU Extension Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson is one of the presentations featured at the annual meeting of the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association, owners of the Iowa State University Southeast Research Farm near Crawfordsville, Thursday in Iowa City. The meeting is free open to the public.

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 mjanders@iastate.edu; Greg Brenneman at gregb@iastate.edu; Ryan Drollette at drollett@iastate.edu or 319-337-2145; Rebecca Vittetoe at rka8@iastate,edu or 319-653-4811; or Virgil Schmitt at vschmitt@iastate.edu or 563-263-5701.

Information also is available from local county ISU Extension offices. In Jefferson County, call 472-4166.

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