LE MARS, Iowa — The Annual Northwest Iowa Research Farm Field Day will be held Wednesday, July 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the farm, 6320 500th St., Sutherland.
The field day will focus on pest and weed management and nitrate reduction practices.
“We look forward to holding our field day live and in-person this year,” said Joel DeJong, field agronomist with ISU Extension and Outreach.
The program will begin with a conversation with ISU Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dr. Daniel Robison.
Following Dr. Robison, other topics will include:
- Updates on Corn Rootworm and Soybean Gall Midge Management, led by Erin Hodgson, ISU Extension and Outreach Entomologist
- Integrated Weed Management Updates for 2021, led by Prashant Jha, ISU Extension and Outreach Weed Specialist
- Edge-of-Field Practices for Nitrate Reduction, led by Matt Helmers, ISU Ag and Biosystems Engineering Professor
Attendance at the field day is free and open to the public. Registration is not needed.
A complimentary noon lunch will also be available thanks to sponsorship from Security State Bank, 5th Gen Ag, O’Brien County Ag Supply, C-S Agrow and Ken’s Feed.
For more information, contact Joel DeJong at 712-546-7835 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click the link for a flyer: 2021 Research Farm Field Day Flyer
— Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
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