Join us for the fall field day at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm on September 6, 2018

August 3, 2018 2:43 PM
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Mark your calendar for the September 6 Fall Field Day at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville.

This year’s fall field day will feature the following topics:

  • “A Season in Review” by Myron Rees, Southeast Research Farm Superintendent
  • “Developing Best Management Practices for Farmers New to Growing Cover Crops” by Mark Licht, ISU Extension Cropping Systems Specialist and Alison Robertson, ISU Extension Plant Pathologist
  • “Weed Management Strategies for 2019 and Beyond” by Meaghan Anderson, ISU Extension Field Agronomist
  • “Crop Market Expectation” by Chad Hart, ISU Crop Market Specialist and Extension Economist

Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss concerns and ask questions with each of the speakers at their respective tour stops.

Certified crop advisers (CCAs) can earn 1.5 hours of continuing education credits by attending the fall field day. Registration for the field day will begin at 1:00 p.m., with the field day kicking off at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More information on the fall field day can be found on the event flyer.

The Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm is located at 3115 Louisa-Washington Road, Crawfordsville. To reach the research farm go 1 3/4 miles south of Crawfordsville on Highway 218, then 2 miles east on G-62, then 3/4 mile north.


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