NASHUA, Iowa – The fall field day at Iowa State University’s Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will be from 1-4:20 p.m. Aug. 28.
The program will begin in the Borlaug Learning Center, with a talk by Steve Johnson, farm management specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, about crop price risk and cash flow management.
Prashant Jha, weed specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, will discuss weed science research, followed by an on-farm wagon tour featuring Antonio Mallarino, professor and extension specialist in agronomy at Iowa State, and Erin Hodgson, associate professor and extension specialist in entomology at Iowa State.
Mallarino will explain how results from long-term phosphorus-potassium rate studies influence soil tests, and Hodgson will discuss concerns with pest resistance to insecticides and Bt-traits, and give an update on the 2019 soybean gall midge research.
The field day is free and open to the public. The Borlaug Learning Center is on the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm, 331 290th St., Nashua.