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Farm Progress Reports

2014 Farm Progress Reports

Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farms

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On-Farm Corn Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Soybean Row Spacing Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, and Jim Rogers

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Bok Choy Cultivars for High Tunnel Production
Ajay Nair and Bernie Havlovic

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2014 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes, Denny Schrock, and Bryn Takle

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Corn and Soybean Trials
Jim Fawcett, John Sawyer, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Wayne Roush

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southwest Iowa
Antonio Mallarino, Mazhar Haq, Joshua Enderson, Ryan Oltmans, and Bernie Havlovic

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Diesel Fuel Consumption during Field Operations
H. Mark Hanna and Dana Schweitzer

Horticulture Stations

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NTEP Fairway Height Bentgrass Study 2014
Dan Strey, Nick Christians, and Ryan Adams

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NTEP Perennial Ryegrass Study 2014
Nick Christians, Dan Strey, and Ryan Adams

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NTEP Turf Type Tall Fescue Study 2014
Dan Strey, Nick Christians, and Ryan Adams

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Bok Choy Cultivar Trial for Spring High Tunnel Production
Ajay Nair, Dana Jokela, Ray Kruse, and Jennifer Tillman

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Mosquito and Arbovirus Activity in 2014
Lyric Bartholomay and Brendan Dunphy

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Effect of Plastic Mulch on Sweet Potato Yield and Quality
Ajay Nair, Jennifer Tillman, Ray Kruse, and Dana Jokela

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Organic Practices for the Production of Muskmelon
Theodora Netza, Jean Batzer, and Mark Gleason

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2014 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes, Denny Schrock, and Bryn Takle

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A Student-managed Horticultural Enterprise Hort 465: The Beginnings
Mark Honeyman, Nick Howell, and Malcom Robertson

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Assessing Nitrogen Credits from Clover Cover Crops and Effects of Seed Inoculation
Ajay Nair, Kathleen Delate, Georgeanne Artz, and Corene Bregendahl

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NTEP Greens Height Bentgrass Study 2014
Dan Strey, Nick Christians, and Ryan Adams

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NE-1020 Cold Hardy Wine Grape Cultivar Trial
Gail Nonnecke, Paul Domoto, and Diana Cochran

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Horticulture Research Station Orchard Assessment
Brandon Carpenter and Nick Howell

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NTEP Kentucky Bluegrass Study 2014
Nick Christians, Dan Strey, and Ryan Adams

McNay Research and Demonstration Farms

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southern Iowa
Antonio Mallarino, Pablo Barbieri, Joshua Enderson, Ryan Oltmans, and Nicholas Piekema

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Midwest Suction Trap Network
Doris Lagos-Kutz and David Voegtlin

Muscatine Island Farms

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Strip-tillage and Row Cover Use in Organically and Conventionally Grown Muskmelon
Jennifer Tillman, Ajay Nair, Jean Batzer, and Mark Gleason

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Strip-tillage and Row Cover Use in Organically and Conventionally Grown Summer Squash
Jennifer Tillman, Ajay Nair, Jean Batzer, and Mark Gleason

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in an Iowa Sandy Soil
Antonio Mallarino, Pablo Barbieri, Ryan Oltmans, Joshua Enderson, and Vine Lawson

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2014 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes, Denny Schrock, and Bryn Takle

Northeast Research and Demonstration Farms

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Crop and Soil Responses to Rates of Lime
Kenneth Pecinovsky and Brian Lang

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2014 Home Demonstration Garden
Cynthia Haynes, Denny Schrock, and Bryn Takle

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Oat Variety Trial
Brian Lang and Kenneth Pecinovsky

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Impact of Liquid Swine Manure Application and Cover Crops on Nitrate in Subsurface Drainage Water
Carl Pederson, Matt Helmers, Michelle Soupir, Ramesh Kanwar, and Antonio Mallarino

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Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Resistance Genes in Crop Fields
Michelle Soupir, Matt Helmers, and Thomas Moorman

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Diesel Fuel Consumption during Field Operations
H. Mark Hanna and Dana Schweitzer

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Preplant and Postemergence Herbicide Programs for Weed Control in No-till Corn
Micheal Owen, Damian Franzenburg, James Lee, and Jacob Eeling

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Preplant and Postemergence Herbicide Programs for Weed Control in No-till Soybean
Micheal Owen, Damian Franzenburg, James Lee, and Jacob Eeling

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Soybean Aphid Efficacy Evaluation
Erin Hodgson, Greg VanNostrand, and Kenneth Pecinovsky

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Midwest Suction Trap Network
Doris Lagos-Kutz and David Voegtlin

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Northeast Iowa
Antonio Mallarino, Mazhar Haq, Joshua Enderson, Ryan Oltmans, and Kenneth Pecinovsky

Northern Research and Demonstration Farms

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Northern Iowa
Antonio Mallarino, Mazhar Haq, Joshua Enderson, Ryan Oltmans, and Micah Smidt

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Diesel Fuel Consumption during Field Operations
H. Mark Hanna and Dana Schweitzer

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Micah Smidt, Matt Schnabel, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Zack Koopman

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On-Farm Soybean Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Antonio Mallarino, Josh Sievers, Micah Smidt, Matt Schnabel, and Lance Miller

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On-Farm Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Lance Miller, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Josh Sievers, Micah Smidt, and Matt Schnabel

Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

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On-Farm Corn Planter Trials
Jim Fawcett, H. Mark Hanna, Josh Sievers, and Zack Koopman

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On-Farm Corn Row Spacing Trials
Jim Fawcett, Mark Licht, Josh Sievers, and Jim Rogers

Southeast Research and Demonstration Farms

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southeast Iowa
Antonio Mallarino, Joshua Enderson, Ryan Oltmans, Mazhar Haq, and Myron Rees

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Evaluation of Soybean Varieties in the Northern Uniform Soybean Test–Uniform Test III
Silvia Cianzio, Peter Lundeen, Ryan Budnik, and Greg Gebhart

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Conservation Tillage Study
Greg Brenneman and Myron Rees

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Impact of Drainage Water Management on Crop Yield, Drainage Volume, and Nitrate Loss
Linda Schott, Matt Helmers, Carl Pederson, Greg Brenneman, and Myron Rees

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Micah Smidt, Matt Schnabel, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Zack Koopman

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Corn and Soybean Trials
Jim Fawcett, John Sawyer, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Wayne Roush

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On-Farm Corn Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Lance Miller, Lyle Rossiter, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Soybean Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Antonio Mallarino, Josh Sievers, Micah Smidt, Matt Schnabel, and Lance Miller

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On-Farm Soybean Seed Treatment Trials
Jim Fawcett, Zack Koopman, Lance Miller, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Lance Miller, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Josh Sievers, Micah Smidt, and Matt Schnabel

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southeast Iowa
Antonio Mallarino, Joshua Enderson, Ryan Oltmans, Mazhar Haq, and Myron Rees

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Evaluation of Soybean Varieties in the Northern Uniform Soybean Test–Uniform Test III
Silvia Cianzio, Peter Lundeen, Ryan Budnik, and Greg Gebhart

Western Research and Demonstration Farms

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On-Farm Corn Rootworm Trials
Jim Fawcett, Zack Koopman, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Corn and Soybean Trials
Jim Fawcett, John Sawyer, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Wayne Roush

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On-Farm Corn Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Management Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, and Wayne Roush

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On-Farm Soybean Seed Treatment Trials
Jim Fawcett, Zack Koopman, Lance Miller, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Lance Miller, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Josh Sievers, Micah Smidt, and Matt Schnabel

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On-Farm Cover Crop Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Wayne Roush, and Brian Lang

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On-Farm Corn Population Trials
Jim Fawcett, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, and Zack Koopman

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Diesel Fuel Consumption during Tractor Operations
H. Mark Hanna and Dana Schweitzer

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships
Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Micah Smidt, Matt Schnabel, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Zack Koopman

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On-Farm Corn Rootworm Trials
Jim Fawcett, Zack Koopman, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Corn and Soybean Trials
Jim Fawcett, John Sawyer, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Wayne Roush

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On-Farm Corn Fertilizer Trials
Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Management Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, and Wayne Roush

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On-Farm Soybean Seed Treatment Trials
Jim Fawcett, Zack Koopman, Lance Miller, Wayne Roush, and Josh Sievers

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On-Farm Soybean Fungicide Trials
Jim Fawcett, Lance Miller, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Josh Sievers, Micah Smidt, and Matt Schnabel

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On-Farm Cover Crop Trials
Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Wayne Roush, and Brian Lang

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On-Farm Corn Population Trials
Jim Fawcett, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, and Zack Koopman