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July 9: Pest Management Field Day
Ten herbicide programs will be available for comparison to evaluate success and implications for resistance management.

July 10: Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day
Producers can learn about the latest in agronomics and weed management during the annual field day.

July 16: Agronomy in the Field 
The goals of the series are to strengthen agronomic skills for women, resulting in better decision-making and understanding of inputs for crop production, as well as increased knowledge of various conservation practices and confidence in communication with their spouse, farming partner, ag retailer or tenant. 

July 25: RUSLE2 and Iowa Phosphorus Index Workshop
The workshop will focus on understanding of the operating parameters for RUSLE2, selection of input values for RUSLE2, developing and saving management operations for RUSLE2. The workshop will educate participants on the use of Plan, Worksheet, and Profile Layouts of the NRCS Simple Template in RUSLE2.


Agronomy in the Field For Women

The goals of this series are to strengthen agronomic skills for women that allow for better decision-making, provide a better understanding of inputs for crop production, see and understand different conservation practices and increase confidence in communication with their spouse, farming partner, ag retailer or tenant. Join the Agronomy in the Field Facebook group for information updates throughout the year

Central Iowa: Field sessions for the 2019 growing season are being planned at Metro Waste Authority Environmental Learning Center. Please contact Meaghan Anderson at mjanders@iastate.edu or 319-337-2145 for more information.

North Central Iowa: Field sessions for the 2019 growing season are being planned at or near the NIACC farm at Mason City. Please contact Angie Rieck-Hinz at amrieck@iastate.edu or 515-231-2830 for more information.

West Central Iowa: Field sessions for the 2019 growing season are being planned in Carroll County. Please contact Mike Witt at 641-430-2600 or witt@iastate.edu for more information.

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