This page lists reports from the Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy, Central Iowa and BioCentury Research Farms. These reports are organized by publication year. The Iowa State University Farm Progress Reports are published in the subsequent year (e.g., the 2015 Farm Progress Reports were published in 2016). A dropdown list is available to help you navigate to a specific year's reports.

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Submissions from 2018

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Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farm and Central Iowa Research Farms Summary, Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farm, Central Iowa Research Farms, Mike Fiscus, and Nathan Meyers

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Long-Term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effects on Soil Carbon and Soil Productivity in Central Iowa, Mahdi Al-Kaisi and David Kwaw-Mensah

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Forecasting and Assessment of Plant Growth, Soil Water-Nitrogen, and Grain Yield for Central Iowa, Sotirios Archontoulis, Mark Licht, and Ashlyn Kessler

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On-Farm Sulfur Fertilization of Alfalfa and Corn Demonstration Trials, Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Zack Koopman, Tyler Mitchell, Matthew Schnabel, and John Sawyer

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Variety Demonstration Trials, Jim Fawcett, Andrew Weaver, Zack Koopman, Matthew Schnabel, and Jim Rogers

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Planter Demonstration Trials, Jim Fawcett; Andrew Weaver; Lyle Rossiter; Chris Beedle; Matthew Schnabel; Zachary A, Koopman; Cody Schneider; and Tyler Mitchell

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Management Demonstration Trials, Jim Fawcett, Andrew Weaver, Matthew Schnabel, Zack Koopman, Cody Schneider, and Tyler Mitchell

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The Doubled Haploid Facility, Ursula Frei, Thomas Lubberstedt, and Elizabeth Bovenmyer

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Evaluation of Various Technologies for Management of Larval Corn Rootworm in Central Iowa, Aaron Gassmann and Patrick Weber

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The ISU Coles Memorial Farm: Nutrient Management and Research, Tim Goode, Mark Honeyman, and Kapil Arora

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Nutrient Content of Liquid Dairy Manure in Iowa, Mark Honeyman and Ben Drescher

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The ISU Compost Facility after Eight Years, Steve Jonas and Tim Goode

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Demonstration Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2017, Zack Koopman, Jim Rogers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, Josh Michel, Brandon Zwiefel, Tyler Mitchell, Andrew Weaver, Cody Schneider, Chris Beedle, and Mike Witt

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

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Corn and Soybean Response to Humic Product Applications on the Clarion-Nicollet-Webster Soil Association, Dan Olk and Dana Dinnes

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Monarch Oviposition and Larval Survival on Nine Native Milkweed Species, Victoria Pocius, Richard Hellmich, and Diane Debinski

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BioCentury Research Farm Update, Andrew Suby

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Installation Costs of Saturated Buffer and Oxbow Wetland, Ehtan Thies

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Installation and Early Data of Saturated Buffers, Ethan Thies

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Multiple Species Inventory and Monitoring Program at the ISU Been and North Woodruff Farms, Rachel Vanausdall, Stephen Dinsmore, Karen Kinkead, and Paul Frese

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Development of the Enviratron Facility, Steven Whitham, Stephen Howell, Carolyn Lawrence-Dill, Thomas Lubberstedt, and Lie Tang

Submissions from 2017

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Iowa Acoustic Bat Surveys, Julie Blanchong

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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 Sulfur Fertilization of Alfalfa and Corn Trials, Jim Fawcett, Jim Rogers, Zack Koopman, Tyler Mitchell, Karl Nicolaus, and John E. Sawyer

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On-Farm Corn Hybrid Trials, Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel L. DeJong, Karl Nicolaus, Zack Koopman, Lyle T. Rossiter, and Tyler Mitchell

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Planter Trials, Jim Fawcett; Josh Sievers; Joel DeJong; Lyle Rossiter; Chris Beedle; Karl Nicolaus; Zachary A, Koopman; Lance Miller; Cody Schneider; and Tyler Mitchell

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Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farm and Central Iowa Research Farms Summary, Mike Fiscus, Nathan Meyers, and Kent R. Berns

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Evaluation of Various Technologies for Management of Larval Corn Rootworm, Aaron J. Gassmann and Patrick J. Weber

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Richard VanDePol, A Career Example of High-Quality Field Research, Tom Glanville, Mark Hanna, and Mark S. Honeyman

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The ISU Coles Memorial Farm: Nutrient Management and Research, Tim Goode and Mark Honeyman

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Nitrate-N Loss with Drainage from Corn-Based and Prairie Bioenergy Cropping Systems, Matt Helmers, Carl H. Pederson, Matt Liebman, and Michael Thompson

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An Update of the History of the Ag 450 Farm at Iowa State University 1980–2016, Mark Honeyman, Wade Miller Professor, and OP McCubbins

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Experimental Tile Drainage Denitrification Bioreactors: Pilot-Scale System for Replicated Field Research, Natasha L. Hoover and Michelle L. Soupir

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The ISU Compost Facility after Eight Years, Steve Jonas, Tim Goode, and Kapil Arora

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Corn Date of Planting and Maturity in Central Iowa, Mark A. Licht and Zack Koopman

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Soybean Date of Planting and Maturity, Mark A. Licht and Zack Koopman

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Corn Yield Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer Application Timing in Central Iowa, John Lundvall, Dan Barker, and John Sawyer

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Evaluation of the Efficiency of Aglime and Pelleted Aglime in Two Central Iowa Soils, Antonio Mallarino, Mazhar Haq, and Louis Thompson

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

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Monarch Oviposition and Larval Survival on Nine Native Milkweed Species During the 2016 Breeding Season, Victoria Pocius, Diane Debinski, and Richard L. Hellmich

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Seasonal and Rotational Influences on Corn Nitrogen Fertilization in Central Iowa, John E. Sawyer and Daniel Barker

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2016, Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Joel DeJong, Chris Beedle, Karl Nicolaus, Tyler Mitchell, Lance Miller, Cody Schneider, Jim Rogers, and Zach Koopman

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BioCentury Research Farm Summary, Andrew Suby

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Water Quality Projects at the Uthe Farm, Ethan Thies

Submissions from 2016

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Long-Term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effectson Soil Carbon and Soil Productivity in Central Iowa, Mahdi Al-Kaisi and David Kwaw-Mensah

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Cover Crop Options and Mixes for the Upper Midwest: Is a Winter Rye Monoculture the Only Option?, Seth Appelgate and Andrew Lenssen

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A Carbon Assessment of Iowa State University Farms Soils, Catherine DeLong and Lee Burras

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Plant Growth Regulator Trials, Jim Fawcett, Zack Koopman, and Lance Miller

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Population Trials, Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, and Zack Koopman

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Iowa Soils, Thomas Fenton and Gerald Miller

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Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farmand Central Iowa Research Farms Summary, Michael W. Fiscus, Richard D. Vandepol, and Kent Burns

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Comparisons Among Various Tactics for Management of Corn Rootworm Larvae, Aaron Gassmann and Patrick Weber

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Monarch Oviposition and Larval Survival on Nine Native Milkweed Species, Richard L. Hellmich, Diane Debinski, and Victoria Pocius

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The ISU Compost Facility after Seven Years, Steve Jonas, Tim Goode, Kapil Arora, and Mark Honeyman

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Sustainable Feedstock Supplies for Bioenergy Production, Douglas Karlen

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

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ISU On-Farm Cooperator Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2015, Josh Sievers, Lyle Rossiter, Wayne Roush, Chris Beedle, Micah Smidt, Matt Schnabel, Karl Nicolaus, Tyler Mitchell, Lance Miller, Jim Rogers, and Zack Koopman

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BioCentury Research Farm Update, Andrew A. Suby

Submissions from 2015

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Long-term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effects on Soil Carbon and Soil Productivity in Central Iowa, Mahdi Al-Kaisi and David Kwaw-Mensah

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In-season N Fertilization Strategies using Active Sensors, Daniel Barker

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

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

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

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Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farm and Central Iowa Research Farms Summary, Mike Fiscus, Richard VanDePol, and Kent Berns

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Evaluation of Bt Corn and Soil-applied Insecticides for Management of Corn Rootworm Larvae, Aaron Gassmann and Patrick Weber

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A History of the ISU Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy Research Farm, Mark Honeyman

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The ISU Compost Facility after Six Years, Steve Jonas, Tim Goode, Kapil Arora, and Mark Honeyman

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Midwest Suction Trap Network, Doris Lagos-Kutz and David Voegtlin

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Impacts of Cover Crops on Phosphorus and Nitrogen Loss with Surface Runoff, Antonio Mallarino, Richard Cruse, Dan Jaynes, John Sawyer, and Pablo Barbieri

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Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Central Iowa, Antonio Mallarino, Mazhar Haq, Joshua Enderson, Ryan Oltmans, and Mike Fiscus

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides and Insecticides on Soybeans in Central Iowa, Daren Mueller, Stith Wiggs, and Warren Pierson

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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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BioCentury Research Farm Update, Andrew Suby

Submissions from 2014

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Attracting Beneficial Insects to Iowa Agricultural Crops through Floral Provisioning, Thelma T. Heidel-Baker, Matthew E. O'Neal, Jean C. Batzer, and Mark L. Gleason

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The ISU Compost Facility after Five Years, Steve J. Jonas, Timothy R. Goode, Kapil Arora, and Mark S. Honeyman

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Above- and Below-ground Biomass Production in Corn and Prairie Bioenergy Cropping Systems, Matthew Z. Liebman, Meghann Elizabeth Jarchow, Ranae N. Dietzel, and David N. Sundberg

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides and Insecticides on Soybeans in Central Iowa, Daren S. Mueller, Warren L. Pierson, and Stith N. Wiggs

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Corn and Soybean Production with a Winter Rye Cover Crop, John E. Sawyer, Jose L. Pantoja, and Daniel W. Barker

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BioCentury Research Farm Update, Andrew A. Suby

Submissions from 2013

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Multi-pass Corn Stover Harvest Analysis and Storage Trials, Matthew J. Darr

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Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farm and Central Iowa Research Farms Summary, Michael W. Fiscus, Richard D. Vandepol, and Kent R. Berns

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The ISU Compost Facility after Four Years, Steve J. Jonas, Timothy R. Goode, Kapil Arora, and Mark S. Honeyman

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No-tillage, Strip-tillage, and Chisel Plow Tillage Trial, Mark A. Licht; Zachary A, Koopman; and Kent R. Berns

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Split Nitrogen Application Trial, Mark A. Licht; Zachary A, Koopman; and Kent R. Berns

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Agronomic and Economic Performance of Three Crop Rotation Systemsin Central Iowa, Matthew Z. Liebman, Craig A. Chase, Ann M. Johanns, and David N. Sundberg

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Potassium Effects on Yield of Corn and Soybean and on Potassium Uptake and Recycling to the Soil, Antonio P. Mallarino, Ryan R. Oltmans, and Michael W. Fiscus

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Oakridge Research and Education Prairie, Brent D. Mortensen, Lauren K. Sullivan, and W. Stanley Harpole

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides and Insecticides on Soybeansin CentralIowa, Daren S. Mueller and Stith N. Wiggs

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Evaluation of Application Timings of Warrant Herbicide for Soybean Phytotoxicity, Michael D. Owen, Damian D. Franzenburg, Dean M. Grossnickle, and James F. Lux

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Within Field Spread of Goss’s Wilt, Alison E. Robertson, Maria Mercedes Diaz Arias, and Forrest W. Nutter Jr.

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Performance of Experimental Biomass Sorghum Hybrids from the ISU Breeding Program, Maria G. Salas Fernandez

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Corn and Soybean Production with a Winter Rye Cover Crop, John E. Sawyer, Jose L. Pantoja, and Daniel W. Barker

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Agronomic, Environmental, and Economic Performance of Alternative Biomass Cropping Systems (The Landscape Biomass Project), Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, Richard B. Hall, Kenneth J. Moore, Emily A. Heaton, Arne Hallam, Theodore P. Gunther, and Robert Manatt

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BioCentury Research Farm Update, Andrew A. Suby

Submissions from 2012

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Long-term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effects on Soil Carbon and Soil Productivity, Mahdi Al-Kaisi

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Converting Land from Poplar Tree Bioenergy Planting to Cropland: An Example, Kent R. Berns, Mark S. Honeyman, and Richard B. Hall

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

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Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farm and Central Iowa Research Farms Summary, Michael W. Fiscus, Richard D. Vandepol, and Kent R. Berns

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Evaluation of a Blended Refuge for Corn Rootworm, Aaron J. Gassmann and Patrick J. Weber