Mark your calendar for the September 5th Fall Field Day at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville! The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a complimentary meal and registration. The tour starts at 6 p.m. and will feature the following topics:
- Season Review by Cody Schneider and Myron Rees, Southeast Research Farm Superintendents
- Water Quality: Edge-of-Field Practices by Matt Helmers, ISU professor and extension agricultural engineer
- Market Facilitation Program and Crop Market Outlook by Ryan Drollette and Charles Brown, ISU Extension and Outreach farm management specialists
- Current Crop Conditions and Harvest Challenges by ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists Virgil Schmitt, Josh Michel, and Rebecca Vittetoe, and extension ag engineer Kristina Tebockhorst
Attendees can discuss concerns and ask questions with each of the speakers. Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits will be available (0.5 S.W.M., and 1.0 C.M.).
This field day is free and open to the public with no pre-registration required. The meal is sponsored by the research farm association; Louisa, Washington, Henry, Jefferson and Des Moines County Farm Bureaus; and Hills Bank and Trust Co.
To reach the farm, follow U.S. Highway 218 one and three quarters miles south of Crawfordsville, then two miles east on county road G-62, then three-quarters of a mile north. Signs will be posted.