By Rebecca Vittetoe, Ryan Drollette, and Clarabell Probasco –Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
AMES, Iowa – Farmers and crop advisors are invited to attend the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting, which will be held at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Johnson County office in Iowa City on Thursday, March 3, beginning at 10 a.m.
Registration and refreshments will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will start at 10 a.m. The day will feature the following topics and speakers:
- “A Review of the 2021 Activities and Plans for 2022 at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm,” by Cody Schneider, research farm superintendent.
- “Iowa State Research Farms Update and New Research and Learning Center at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm,” by Cody Schneider.
- “Crop Disease Research Update” by Alison Robertson, professor in plant pathology and microbiology and extension specialist at Iowa State.
- “Lime Research: Ag Lime vs. Pell Lime” by Antonio Mallarino, professor in agronomy and extension specialist at Iowa State.
- “2022 Crop Market Outlook” by Ryan Drollette, farm management specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.
Lunch is included and sponsored by local sponsors. There is no cost to attend, and the meeting will conclude at 2:30 p.m. Following the conclusion of the meeting, the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association board of directors will meet.
Certified Crop Advisors can earn continuing education units for attending this meeting.
For more information, contact Ryan Drollette at [email protected] or 319-337-2145. Clarabell Probasco, field agronomist with ISU Extension and Outreach, can be reached at [email protected] or 641-664-2730. Field agronomist Rebecca Vittetoe is available at [email protected] or 319-653-4811.