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Kanawha research farm annual meeting set

By Staff | Mar 9, 2013

KANAWHA – The annual meeting and educational program of the Iowa State University Research Farm will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Wesley Community Center in Wesley.

Meeting topics include a detailed discussion of Iowa’s new Nutrient Reduction Strategy and a weather update from DR. Elwynn Taylor. Membership in the association is not required to attend this meeting. For for more information contact the ISU Extension office in Garner at (641) 923-2856, or in Clarion at (515) 532-3453.

ISU field specialists John Lawrence, Matt Helmers, and Antonio Mallarino, will discuss Iowa’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. They will provide background and answer questions.

Following their presentation research farm board members will lead a discussion of potential local research needed to help farmers implement this strategy.

Lunch will be provided by – Gold-Eagle Cooperative, North Central Cooperative and MaxYield Cooperative.

Following lunch Taylor will update farmers on current weather patterns and discuss the impact of last year’s drought on the 2013 crop.

Certified crop advisor continuing education credit has been requested.

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