North Central Iowa Research Association Plans Outlook Meeting

February 24, 2020 4:56 PM
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CLARION, Iowa – A growing season outlook and a discussion on corn planting date research will highlight the annual meeting of the North Central Iowa Research Association March 4. The meeting will also feature an update of research at the Iowa State University Northern Research Farm at Kanawha.

This educational meeting will be held at The Red Shed Event Center, 908 Second Street NW, Clarion.

Registration and refreshments will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will start a 10 a.m. The meeting will adjourn at 1:30 p.m.

Speakers include board president Dennis Schwab, Matt Schnabel, Brandon Zwiefel, Mark Licht, Dennis Todey and Paul Kassel.  Topics include planting date research, on-farm research, our changing growing season and an update on herbicide resistant traits in soybean.

There is no cost to attend. Participants are encouraged to pre-register by March 1 to help plan for meal numbers and handout materials. To register, call the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Wright County at 515-532-3453, or the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Hancock County at 641-923-2856.

Certified Crop Advisers can earn 3.5 CEUs (0.5 PM, 2.5 CM, 0.5 PD) for attending this meeting.

The North Central Iowa Research Association board of directors will meet at the conclusion of the annual meeting.

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Paul Kassel Field Agronomist in NW Iowa

Paul Kassel provides research based crop production information to area farmers and agribusiness. Educational programs are available for farmers, agribusiness, pesticide applicators, and certified crop advisors.

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