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Farm Progress Reports

 

Current Issue: 2016 Farm Progress Reports

Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm

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2016 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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Armstrong and Neely-Kinyon Research Farms Summary
Wallace Foundation for Rural Resarech and Development and Dallas Maxwell

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2016
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, and Chris Beedle

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On-Farm Corn RyzUp® Plant Growth Regulator Trials
Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, and Zack Koopman

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Jim Rogers

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On-Farm Cover Crop Trials
Jim Fawcett, Tyler Mitchell, Jim Rogers, and Lyle Rossiter

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicideson Soybeans in Southwest Iowa
Daren Mueller, Jean Batzer, Yuba Kandel, and Stith Wiggs

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Grain Drying Energy Use
H. Mark Hanna and Shawn Shouse

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Alfalfa and Corn Trials
Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Zack Koopman, and Tyler Mitchell

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Thornless Blackberry Cultivars Grown with a Rotatable Cross-Arm Trellis System
Gail Nonnecke, Sharon Tusiime, Leah Riesselman Worth, and Bernie Havlovic

Horticulture Station

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2016 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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Athletic Field Safety and Performance Study
Adam Thoms, Isaac Mertz, and Nick Christians

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Cluster Removal on La Crescent and Leaf Removal on Marquette Grapevines
Kenneth McCabe, Diana Cochran, and Gail Nonnecke

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Fairway Height Bentgrass Cultivar Trial
Nick Christians, Adam Thoms, and Isaac Mertz

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Golf Course Fairway Organic Matter Management with Fraze Mowing
Adam Thoms, Isaac Mertz, and Nick Christians

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Golf Course Putting Green Organic Matter Recycling Study
Adam Thoms, Isaac Mertz, and Nick Christians

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Green Height Bentgrass Cultivar Trial
Nick Christians, Adam Thoms, and Isaac Mertz

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Home Lawn Seeding Mixtures and Timing Trial
Adam Thoms, Isaac Mertz, and Nick Christians

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NE-1020 Cold-Hardy Wine Grape Cultivar Trial
Kenneth McCabe, Diana Cochran, and Gail Nonnecke

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NTEP Kentucky Bluegrass Study
Nick Christians, Adam Thoms, and Isaac Mertz

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NTEP Perennial Ryegrass Study
Nick Christians, Adam Thoms, and Isaac Mertz

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NTEP Turf-Type Tall Fescue Study
Nick Christians, Adam Thoms, and Isaac Mertz

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Thornless Blackberry Cultivars Grown with a Rotatable Cross-Arm Trellis System
Gail Nonnecke, Sharon Tusiime, Leah Riesselman Worth, and Bernie Havlovic

Muscatine Island Farm

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2016 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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Muscatine Island Research Farm Summary
Muscatine Island Research Farm Association and Vince Lawson

Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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Asparagus Cultivar Trial
Patrick O'Malley and Kenny Pecinovsky

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2016
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, and Chris Beedle

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On-Farm Corn Hybrid Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Karl Nicolaus

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Jim Rogers

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Management Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Karl Nicolaus

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Planter Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Lyle Rossiter

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Cost-Effective Native Seed Mix Design and First-Year Management
Justin Meissen, Dave Williams, and Laura Jackson

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On-Farm Cover Crop Trials
Jim Fawcett, Tyler Mitchell, Jim Rogers, and Lyle Rossiter

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Denitrification Bioreactor in Northeast Iowa
Matt Helmers and Carl Pederson

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides on Soybeans in Northeast Iowa
Daren Mueller, Jean Batzer, Yuba Kandel, and Stith Wiggs

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Northeast Research Farm Summary
Northeast Iowa Agriultural Experiment Station and Ken Pecinovsky

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Oat Variety Trial in Northeast Iowa
Sarah Carlson, Stefan Gailans, Kenny Pecinovsky, and Brian J. Lang

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Seed Treatment Trials
Jim Fawcett, Cody Schneider, Lance Miller, and Karl Nicolaus

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Alfalfa and Corn Trials
Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Zack Koopman, and Tyler Mitchell

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Two-Pass Herbicide Programs for Weed Control in Corn
Micheal Owen, Damian Franzenburg, James Lee, and Iththiphonh Macvilay

 

Two-Pass Programs for Weed Control in No-Till Soybean
Micheal Owen, Damian Franzenburg, James Lee, and Iththiphonh Macvilay

Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

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2016 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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Continuous Corn Response to Nitrogen and Potassium in Northern Iowa
Antonio Mallarino, Jackson Hirniak, Ryan Oltmans, and Matthew Schnabel

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2016
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, and Chris Beedle

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On-Farm Corn Hybrid Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Karl Nicolaus

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Cody Schneider

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Management Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Karl Nicolaus

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Planter Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Lyle Rossiter

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Establishment of Perennial Groundcovers for Maize-Based Bioenergy Production Systems
Cynthia Bartel, Chumki Banik, Andrew Lenssen, and Kenneth Moore

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicideson Soybeans in Northern Iowa
Daren Mueller, Jean Batzer, Yuba Kandel, and Stith Wiggs

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Northern Research Farm Summary
North Central Iowa Research Association and Matthew Schnabel

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Corn Population and Nitrogen Trial
Matt Schnabel and Mark Licht

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Seed Treatment Trials
Jim Fawcett, Cody Schneider, Lance Miller, and Karl Nicolaus

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Alfalfa and Corn Trials
Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Zack Koopman, and Tyler Mitchell

Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

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2016 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2016
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, and Chris Beedle

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Corn Date of Planting and Maturity
Mark Licht and Chad Huffman

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On-Farm Corn Hybrid Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Karl Nicolaus

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Corn Row Spacing and Seeding Rate
Mark Licht and Chad Huffman

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Jim Rogers

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Cody Schneider

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Management Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Karl Nicolaus

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Planter Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Lyle Rossiter

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On-Farm Cover Crop Trials
Jim Fawcett, Tyler Mitchell, Jim Rogers, and Lyle Rossiter

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Evaluation of the Efficiency of Aglime and Pelleted Aglime in a Northwest Iowa Acid Soil
Antonio Mallarino, Mazhar Haq, Josh Sievers, and Chad Huffman

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicideson Soybeans in Northwest Iowa
Daren Mueller, Jean Batzer, Yuba Kandel, and Stith Wiggs

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Northwest Research Farm Summary
Northwest Iowa Experimental Association, Chad Huffman, and Lyle Rossiter

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Seed Treatment Trials
Jim Fawcett, Cody Schneider, Lance Miller, and Karl Nicolaus

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Soil Moisture
Joel DeJong

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Soybean Aphid Efficacy Evaluation
Erin Hodgson, Greg VanNostrand, Josh Sievers, and Chad Huffman

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Soybean Date of Planting and Maturity
Mark Licht and Chad Huffman

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Soybean Row Spacing and Seeding Rate
Mark Licht and Chad Huffman

Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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2016 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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Conservation Tillage Study
Greg Brenneman and Myron Rees

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2016
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, and Chris Beedle

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Jim Rogers

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Cody Schneider

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Planter Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Lyle Rossiter

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Effects of Commercial Seed Treatments on Soybean Emergence and Yield
Alison Robertson, Mauricio Serrano, and Myron Rees

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides on Soybeans in Southeast Iowa
Daren Mueller, Jean Batzer, Yuba Kandel, and Stith Wiggs

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Impact of Drainage Water Management on Crop Yield, Drainage Volume, and Nitrate Loss
Matt Helmers, Carl Pederson, Kristina Craft, and Linda Schott

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Long-Term Assessment of Miscanthus Productivity and Sustainability
Nicholas Boersma, Mauricio Tejera, and Emily Heaton

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Seed Treatment Trials
Jim Fawcett, Cody Schneider, Lance Miller, and Karl Nicolaus

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Southeast Research Farm Summary
Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association and Myron Rees

Western Research and Demonstration Farm

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2016
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, and Chris Beedle

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Jim Rogers

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Cody Schneider

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Planter Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Lyle Rossiter

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Grazing Demonstration in Western Iowa
Mark Honeyman and Chris Beedle

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Soil Moisture
Joel DeJong

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Western Research Farm Summary
Western Iowa Experimental Farm Association and Chris Beedle