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Farm Progress Reports

2010 Farm Progress Reports

Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farms

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial Performance
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Joseph M. Hannan, Dennis N. Portz, Leah B. Riesselman, Bernard J. Havlovic, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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Nitrogen Fertilization of Corn Grown with a Cover Crop
John E. Sawyer, Jose L. Pantoja, and Daniel W. Barker

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Miscanthus Establishment and Survival
Nicholas N. Boersma and Emily A. Heaton

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Northeast Research Farm Summary
Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

Horticulture Stations

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Imprelis 2SL Crabgrass and Broadleaf Weed Efficacy and Seedling Tolerance
Christopher Blume, Nick E. Christians, Andrew H. Hoiberg, and David D. Minner

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Greens-height Creeping Bentgrass cv. Emerald Evaluation of Fungicides
Mark L. Gleason, Jean C. Batzer, and Steven D. Johnson

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2002 Grape Cultivar Trial Performance
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Dennis N. Portz, Leah B. Riesselman, Bernard J. Havlovic, and Nicholas P. Howell

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Effects of Leaf Removal on Fruit Quality of Wine Grapes Grown in Iowa
Dennis N. Portz, Leah B. Riesselman, Crystal Seeley, Paul Beamer, and Gail R. Nonnecke

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Buffalograss Phytotoxicity Trial
Nick E. Christians and Christopher Blume

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Barenbrug Seeding Trial
Andrew H. Hoiberg and David D. Minner

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2008 NE 1020 Cold Hardy Wine Grape Cultivar Trial Performance in 2010
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Paul Tabor, Joseph M. Hannan, and Dennis N. Portz

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Yellow Nutsedge Trial
Nick E. Christians and Christopher Blume

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial Performance
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Joseph M. Hannan, Dennis N. Portz, Leah B. Riesselman, Bernard J. Havlovic, Nicholas P. Howell, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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2010 Student Organic Farm
Jennifer Marie Vazquez

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Recovery of Ball Mark Damage to Varying Fungicides
Derek York, Marcus Jones, and Nick E. Christians

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Organic Practices for the Production of Muskmelon
Jean C. Batzer and Mark L. Gleason

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National Elm Trial for Iowa
Mark L. Gleason and Jean C. Batzer

McNay Research and Demonstration Farms

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Effects of Calf Age and Dam Age on Circulating BVDV II Antibody Levels Prior to Vaccination in Angus Weanling Calves
Erika Diane Downey, Richard G. Tait Jr., Mary Sue Mayes, Dorian J. Garrick, Julia Ridpath, and James M. Reecy

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Correlations between Carcass Traits and Mineral Concentrations in Angus Beef raised in Iowa
Richard G. Tait Jr., Qing Duan, Qi Liu, Mary Sue Mayes, Donald C. Beitz, and James M. Reecy

Muscatine Island Farms

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial Performance
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Joseph M. Hannan, Dennis N. Portz, Leah B. Riesselman, Bernard J. Havlovic, Nicholas P. Howell, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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Sweet Potato Cultivar Trial
Vincent Lawson and Joseph M. Hannan

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Sweet Corn Cultivar Trial
Vincent Lawson and Joseph M. Hannan

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Muskmelon Cultivar Trial
Vincent Lawson and Joseph M. Hannan

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Evaluation of Soybean Varieties Resistant to Soybean Cyst Nematode
Gregory L. Tylka, Gregory D. Gebhart, Christopher C. Marett, Mark P. Mullaney, and Stith N. Wiggs

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Degradable Mulch Evaluation
Vincent Lawson and Henry G. Taber

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All-America Selections® Vegetable Trial
Vincent Lawson and Joseph M. Hannan

Northeast Research and Demonstration Farms

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial Performance
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Joseph M. Hannan, Dennis N. Portz, Leah B. Riesselman, Bernard J. Havlovic, Nicholas P. Howell, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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Weed Management in Soybean, Part 2
Michael D. Owen, James F. Lux, Damian D. Franzenburg, and Dean M. Grossnickle

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Weed Management in Soybean, Part 1
Michael D. Owen, James F. Lux, Damian D. Franzenburg, and Dean M. Grossnickle

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Soybean Aphid Efficacy Evaluation
Erin W. Hodgson, Gregory R. VanNostrand, Matthew E. O'Neal, and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

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Oat Variety Trial
Kenneth T. Pecinovsky and Brian J. Lang

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Nitrogen Fertilization of Corn Grown with a Cover Crop
John E. Sawyer, Jose L. Pantoja, and Daniel W. Barker

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Impact of Liquid Swine Manure Application and Cover Crops on Ground Water Quality
Carl H. Pederson, Rameshwar S. Kanwar, Matthew J. Helmers, and Antonio P. Mallarino

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Fungicide-Insecticide Study on Soybeans
Nathan R. Bestor, Daren S. Mueller, Alison E. Robertson, Rebecca Ritson, and Matthew E. O'Neal

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Foliar Fungicide Study on Soybean
Daren S. Mueller and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

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Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Hybrid Corn in Iowa
Alison E. Robertson, John M. Shriver, and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

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Effect of Fungicides and Plant Populations on Soybean Disease and Yield
Daren S. Mueller, Nathan R. Bestor, and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

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Denitrification Bioreactor in Northeast Iowa
Laura E. Christianson, Matthew J. Helmers, and Carl H. Pederson

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Corn Population Research
Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

Northern Research and Demonstration Farms

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Timing of Land Rolling for Soybeans
David Rueber and John D. Holmes

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Evaluation of Soybean Varieties in the Northern Uniform Soybean Test—Uniform Test I
Sylvia R. Cianzio, Peter Lundeen, Kyle Vander Molen, and Gregory D. Gebhart

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Effects of Soybean Cyst Nematode Infestation and Resistance on Fusarium Root Rot on Soybeans
Maria Mercedes Diaz Arias, Leonor F.S. Leandro, and Gary P. Munkvold

Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

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Yield Response of Soybeans to Headline Fungicide
Ryan Rusk, Paul C. Kassel, and Joshua L. Sievers

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Miscanthus Establishment and Survival
Nicholas N. Boersma and Emily A. Heaton

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Impact of Rolling on Soybean Yields
Ryan Rusk and Joshua L. Sievers

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Northwest and Allee Farms Summary
Ryan Rusk and Lyle T. Rossiter

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The Effect of Headline AMP Fungicide on Varied Corn Populations
Paul C. Kassel, Ryan Rusk, and Joshua L. Sievers

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Comparison of Twin Row and 30-in. Row Corn
Ryan Rusk and Joshua L. Sievers

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Aphids in Corn Research
Erin W. Hodgson, Gregory R. VanNostrand, and Ryan Rusk

Southeast Research and Demonstration Farms

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2003 Wine Grape Cultivar Trial Performance
Paul A. Domoto, Gail R. Nonnecke, Joseph M. Hannan, Dennis N. Portz, Leah B. Riesselman, Bernard J. Havlovic, Nicholas P. Howell, Kenneth T. Pecinovsky, and Kevin Van Dee

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Wetland Demonstration Project
L. Gregory Brenneman and Matthew J. Helmers

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USDA ARS Corn Breeding
Jode W. Edwards, Mike Blanco, John Golden, Fred Engstrom, Andrew Smelser, and Nuo Shen

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Subsurface Drainage Water Management
L. Gregory Brenneman and Matthew J. Helmers

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Soybean Pest Control Study
Kevin Van Dee and James A. Fawcett

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Nitrogen Fertilization of Corn Grown with a Cover Crop
John E. Sawyer, Jose L. Pantoja, and Daniel W. Barker

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Impact of Soybean Row Spacing on Bean Pod Mottle Virus
Andrew Gougherty, Sharon K. Eggenberger, Emmanuel Byamukama, and Forrest W. Nutter Jr.

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Evaluation of Soybean Varieties in the Northern Uniform Soybean Test—Uniform Test III
Sylvia R. Cianzio, Peter Lundeen, Kyle Vander Molen, and Gregory D. Gebhart

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Evaluation of Organic Soybean Varieties
Kathleen Delate, Jared Flater, and Kevin Van Dee

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Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Hybrid Corn in Iowa
Alison E. Robertson, John M. Shriver, and Kevin Van Dee

Western Research and Demonstration Farms

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Weather and Growing Season Summary
Mark A. Licht, Joel L. DeJong, and Wayne B. Roush

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Insects and Disease Update
Mark A. Licht, Joel L. DeJong, and Wayne B. Roush