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Farm Progress Reports

2003 Farm Progress Reports

Ag Engineering/Agronomy, Central Iowa and BioCentury Research Farms

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Environmental Impact and Biosecurity of Composting for Emergency Disposal of Livestock Mortalities — Year 2 Project Update
Thomas D. Glanville, Jay D. Harmon, Thomas L. Richard, Donald L. Reynolds, and Heekwon Ahn

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Farms Staff
Central Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm

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Velvetleaf Responses to 2-Year and 4-Year Crop Rotation Systems
Matthew Z. Liebman, Robert G. Hartzler, Paula R. Westerman, Fabián D. Menalled, Andrew Howard Heggenstaller, and Philip M. Dixon

Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farms

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Wallace Foundation for Rural Research and Development
Armstrong and Neely-Kinyon Research and Demonstration Farms

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Soil Moisture Survey
Clarke McGrath

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Farm and Weather Summary
Bernard J. Havlovic

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Acknowledgments
Armstrong and Neely-Kinyon Research and Demonstration Farms

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Information on Experiments in Previous Annual Progress Reports
Armstrong and Neely-Kinyon Research and Demonstration Farms

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Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Certified Organic Production--Neely-Kinyon Trial, 2003
Kathleen Delate, Heather Friedrich, Andrea McKern, and Robert Burcham

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Winter Wheat Variety Test, Triticale Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

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Oat Variety Test, Triticale Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

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Specialty Soybean Test—South
Kevin O. Scholbrock

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Evaluation of Organic Pest Management Treatments for Bean Leaf Beetle--Neely-Kinyon Trial, 2003
Kathleen Delate, Heather Friedrich, Andrea McKern, and Robert Burcham

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Comparison of Organic and Conventional Crops at the Neely-Kinyon Long-term Agroecological Research (LTAR) Site, 2003
Kathleen Delate, Heather Friedrich, Andrea McKern, Cynthia A. Cambardella, and Robert Burcham

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Bernard J. Havlovic, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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2002 Leopold Grape Cultivar by Management System Trial
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, and Bernard J. Havlovic

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A Trap Crop + Insecticide Approach for Cucumber Beetle Management
Mark L. Gleason, Sara Jane Helland, and Bernard J. Havlovic

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A Row Cover and Low-Risk Insecticide Strategy for Cucumber Beetle Management
Mark L. Gleason, Sara Jane Helland, and Bernard J. Havlovic

 

2003 Home Demonstration Gardens
Cynthia L. Haynes

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Intensive Rotational Grazing of Steers on Highly Erodible Land at the Adams County CRP Project, 2003
Russell Bredahl, Chris Nelson, Rick Sprague, Brian Peterson, and John Klein

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Rotational Grazing Demonstrations with Beef Cows on CRP Land in Adams County
Chris Nelson, Rick Sprague, Russell Bredahl, Brian Peterson, William Bartenhagen, John Klein, and Stephen K. Barnhart

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Real-time Ultrasound and Performance Measures to Assist in Feedlot Cattle Sorting for Marketing Decisions
Richard G. Tait Jr., Gene H. Rouse, P. B. Wall, W. Darrell Busby, and D. Maxwell

Horticulture Stations

McNay Research and Demonstration Farms

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McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm Staff
McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

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Body Composition Changes in Bulls from Weaning Age to Yearling Age: Muscle Fat Deposition
Gene H. Rouse, Richard G. Tait Jr., M. Anderson, and Abebe Hassen

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Impacts of Cattle Grazing Management on Sediment and Phosphorus Loads in Surface Waters
Mathew M. Haan, James R. Russell, Wendy Powers, John Kovar, Richard C. Schultz, and Steven K. Mickelson

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No-Tillage Weed Control
Michael D. Owen, James F. Lux, and Damian D. Franzenburg

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Evaluation of Tillage and Crop Rotation Effects in Certified Organic Production--McNay Trial, 2003
Kathleen Delate, Cynthia A. Cambardella, Heather Friedrich, Andrea McKern, and L. James Secor

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Incidence of Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis
Jose E. Rodriguez and James M. Reecy

Northeast Research and Demonstration Farms

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Oat Variety Test, Triticale Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

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Farm and Weather Summary
Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

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2003 Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm Projects
Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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Corn Planting Dates
Kenneth T. Pecinovsky and Garren O. Benson

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Corn Breeding Research
Kendall Lamkey, Arnel R. Hallauer, and Paul R. White

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Barley Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

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Effects of Chloride Fertilization on Alfalfa Cation-Anion Content
Stanley Henning, C. Brummer, Russell Doorenbos, Jesse Goff, and Ronald L. Horst

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Impact of Swine Manure Applications on Nitrate and Phosphorus in Subsurface Drainage Water
Rameshwar S. Kanwar, James L. Baker, Carl H. Pederson, Antonio P. Mallarino, John E. Sawyer, and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

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Liquid Swine Manure Impact on First-Year Soybeans and Subsequent-Year Corn
John Lundvall, John E. Sawyer, Antonio P. Mallarino, Monica Barbazan, and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

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Legume Identity and Timing of Incorporation Effects on Soil Responses to Green Manure
Rhonda Graef, Cynthia A. Cambardella, and Matthew Z. Liebman

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Management of Soybean Aphids
Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, Jeffrey D. Bradshaw, and Marlin E. Rice

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Weed Management in Corn–II
Michael D. Owen, James F. Lux, and Damian D. Franzenburg

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Weed Management in Corn–I
Michael D. Owen, James F. Lux, and Damian D. Franzenburg

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Bernard J. Havlovic, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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Strawberry Variety Trial
Patrick O'Malley and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

Northern Research and Demonstration Farms

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Experiments in Previous Annual Progress Reports
Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

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North Central Iowa Research Association 2003
Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

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Weed Management Trials—Northern Research Farm
Robert G. Hartzler and David Rueber

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Northern Iowa Evaluation of Soybean Varieties Resistant to Soybean Cyst Nematode—2003
Gregory L. Tylka, Gregory D. Gebhart, and Christopher C. Marett

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Specialty Soybean Test—North
Kevin O. Scholbrock

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Project List
Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

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Demonstration Projects at Sutherland and Doon
Northwest Research Farm and Allee Demonstration Farm

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Northwest Iowa Experimental Association
Northwest Research Farm and Allee Demonstration Farm

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Barley Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

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Oat Variety Test, Triticale Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

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Soil Moisture
Joel L. DeJong and Paul C. Kassel

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Alternative Winter Farrowing Demonstration: A Progress Report
Peter J. Lammers, Mark S. Honeyman, and Jay D. Harmon

Southeast Research and Demonstration Farms

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Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association
Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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Winter Wheat Variety Test, Triticale Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

 

Oat Variety Test
Ronald Skrdla and Jean-Luc Jannink

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2003 Project List
Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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Corn Breeding Research
Kendall Lamkey, Arnel R. Hallauer, and Paul R. White

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Bernard J. Havlovic, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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Seasonal and Rotational Influences on Corn Nitrogen Requirements
John E. Sawyer, Daniel W. Barker, and John Lundvall

Western Research and Demonstration Farms

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Western Iowa Experimental Farm Association, 2003
Western Research and Demonstration Farm

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Weather and Growing Season Summary, 2003
Todd Vagts and Wayne B. Roush

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Projects at Western Farm and Acknowledgments
Western Research and Demonstration Farm

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Triticale-Based Diets for Market Pigs in Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns: A Progress Report
Mark S. Honeyman, Zebblin M. Sullivan, and Wayne B. Roush

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Integration of Cool- and Warm-Season Grass Pasturing Systems into Cattle Finishing Programs
M. Peter Hoffman, Roy E. Edler, Tsengeg Purevjav, Kenneth J. Moore, and Wayne B. Roush