Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association Annual Meeting on March 1

February 13, 2018 9:10 AM
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Farmers and agriculture suppliers will want to attend the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting at the Johnson County Extension office in Iowa City on Thursday, March 1, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m., according to association president Jeff Ellis.

Following a brief business meeting, the day will feature an update on activities at the Iowa State University (ISU) Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm by President Ellis and Superintendent Myron Rees and presentations on “2018 Crop Market Outlook” by Chad Hart, ISU Agricultural Economist, “Dicamba Outlook for 2018” by Kristine Tidgren, Director of the Iowa State University Center for Ag Law and Taxation, “Using ISU Weather, Soil Moisture, and Temperature Station Data for Decision Making” by Elwynn Taylor, ISU Climatologist, and “Crop Rotation and Profitability Research Results” by Matt Liebman, ISU Professor of Agronomy.

The meeting, including lunch, will be provided at no charge and will conclude at 3:00 pm.  Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units will be available.

For more information, contact Meaghan Anderson (, Greg Brenneman ( or Ryan Drollette ( at (319) 337-2145, Rebecca Vittetoe (rka8@iastate,edu) at (319) 653-4811, or Virgil Schmitt ( at (563) 263-5701.


Meaghan Anderson Field Agronomist in Central Iowa

Meaghan Anderson is a field agronomist in central Iowa and an extension field specialist at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Educational programming is available for farmers, agribusinesses, pesticide applicators, certified crop advisors, and other individuals interested in...

Virgil Schmitt Field Agronomist in SE Iowa

Virgil Schmitt has been in his current position since 1992, although counties he's covered have changed over time.

He's worked as an extension 4-H and youth leader in Butler and Grundy Counties and as an extension agriculturist in Linn County, Iowa. He taught high school agricultural ed...

Rebecca Vittetoe Field Agronomist in EC Iowa

Rebecca Vittetoe is an extension field agronomist in east central Iowa. Educational programs are available for farmers, agribusiness, pesticide applicators, and certified crop advisors.

Areas of expertise include agronomy, field crop production and management of corn, soybeans, and...