This page lists reports from the Northern Research and Demonstration Farm. 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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Long-Term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effect on Yield and Soil Carbon in Northern Iowa, Mahdi Al-Kaisi and David Kwaw-Mensah

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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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2017 Home Demonstration Garden, Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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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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Demonstrating Cover Crop Mixtures on Iowa Farmland: Management, Soil Health, and Water Quality Benefits, Mark Licht, Liz Juchems, Jacqueline Comito, Matthew Helmers, and Sarah Carlson

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Long-Term Corn Response to Nitrogen and Potassium in Northern Iowa, Antonio Mallarino, Jackson Hirniak, and Ryan Oltmans

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Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides on Soybeans in Northern Iowa, Daren Mueller, 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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Monarch Oviposition and Larval Survival on Nine Native Milkweed Species, Victoria Pocius, Richard Hellmich, and Diane Debinski

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Corn Population and Nitrogen Trial, Matt Schnabel and Mark Licht

Submissions from 2017

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

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

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

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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 Planter Trials, Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Joel DeJong, and Lyle Rossiter

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

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2016 Home Demonstration Garden, Cynthia Haynes and Laura Irish

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Soybean Date of Planting and Maturity in Northern Iowa, Mark Licht and Matt Schnabel

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Corn Date of Planting and Maturity in Northern Iowa, Mark Licht and Matt Schnable

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

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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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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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Monarch Oviposition and Larval Survivalon Nine Native Milkweed Species Duringthe 2016 Breeding Season, Victoria Pocius, Diane Debinski, and Richard Hellmich

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Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timingon Northern Leaf Blight on Hybrid Corn in Northern Iowa, Alison Robertson and Matt Schnabel

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Seasonal and Rotational Influences on Corn Nitrogen Fertilization in Northern Iowa, John Sawyer and Daniel Barker

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Corn Population and Nitrogen Trial, Matt Schnabel and Mark Licht

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

Submissions from 2016

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Long-Term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effect on Yield and Soil Carbon, Mahdi Al-Kaisi and David Kwaw-Mensah

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On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fungicide Trials, Jim Fawcett, Josh Sievers, Lance Miller, Matthew Schnabel, and Chris Beedle

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Iowa Soils, Thomas Fenton and Gerald Miller

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2015 Home Demonstration Garden, Cynthia Haines

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

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Bernie Havlovic: A Career of Leadership and Service to Iowa’s Agricultural Research, Mark Honeyman

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Oat Variety Trial, Brian J. Lang, Sarah Carlson, Stefan Gailans, and Matt Schnabel

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Demonstrating Cover Crop Mixtures on Iowa Farmland: Management, Soil Health, and Water Quality Benefits, Mark Licht, Liz Juchems, Jacqueline Comito, Matthew Helmers, and Sarah Carlson

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Corn Date of Planting and Maturity, Mark Licht and Matt Schnabel

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Soybean Date of Planting and Maturity in Northern Iowa, Mark Licht and Matt Schnabel

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Crop Yields of Long-Term Rotations and Nitrogen Fertilization of Corn in Northern Iowa, Antonio Mallarino, Matthew Schnabel, Micah Smidt, Rodrigo Repke, and Louis Thompson

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

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Increasing Agronomic Skills for Women Farmers and Landowners, Angela Rieck-Hinz

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Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Northern Leaf Blight on Hybrid Corn in Northern Iowa, Alison Robertson and Matt Schnabel

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Northern Research Farm Summary, Matthew Schnabel

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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, Jim Rogers, and Zack Koopman

Submissions from 2015

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Long-term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effect on Yield and Soil Carbon, Mahdi Al-Kaisi and David Kwaw-Mensah

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

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Evaluation of Commercial Varieties in the Northern United States–Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome Commercial Variety Test, Silvia Cianzio, Peter Lundeen, Ryan Budnik, and Greg Gebhart

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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

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

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

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Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Northern Leaf Blight on Hybrid Corn in Northern Iowa, Alison Robertson, John Shriver, and Micah Smidt

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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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Northern Research Farm Summary, Micah Smidt

Submissions from 2014

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Long-term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effect on Yield and Soil Carbon, Mahdi Al-Kaisi and David Kwaw-Mensah

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Red Clover Variety Persistence Trial, Stephen K. Barnhart and David Rueber

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Alternative Grass Variety Trial, Stephen K. Barnhart, Micah B. Smidt, and David Rueber

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Diesel Fuel Consumption During Chisel Plowing, H. Mark Hanna and Dana D. Schweitzer

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2013 Home Demonstration Garden, Cynthia L. Haynes

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David Rueber, A Record of Excellent Service, Mark S. Honeyman

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Crop Availability of Phosphorus in Beef Cattle Manure for Corn and Soybean, Antonio P. Mallarino and Mazhar Ul Haq

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

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Northern Research Farm Summary, Northern Research and Demonstration Farm and Micah B. Smidt

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

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Elite Soybean Test—North, Kevin O. Scholbrock

Submissions from 2013

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In-season N Fertilization Strategies using Active Sensors, Daniel W. Barker and John E. Sawyer

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Alternative Grass Variety Trial 2010–2012, Stephen K. Barnhart and David Rueber

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Use of Ground Eggshells as a Liming Source, John D. Holmes and David Rueber

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Corn and Soybean Potassium Uptake, Removal with Grain, and Recycling to the Soil, Antonio P. Mallarino, Ryan R. Oltmans, and David Rueber

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Alfalfa Hay and Soil-Test Phosphorus Responses to Long-term Phosphorus Fertilization Strategies, Antonio P. Mallarino and David Rueber

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

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Northern Research Farm Summary, North Central Iowa Research Association

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Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Hybrid Corn, Alison E. Robertson, John M. Shriver, and David Rueber

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Transplanting and Row Cover Effect on Corn, David Rueber, Roger W. Elmore, and Warren L. Pierson

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Corn and Soybean Response to Sulfur Application Rate, David Rueber and John E. Sawyer

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

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Elite Soybean Test—North, Kevin O. Scholbrock

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ISU FARM Network: North Central, Micah B. Smidt

Submissions from 2012

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2011 Home Demonstration Gardens, Cynthia L. Haynes

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A Comparison of Soybean Seed Treatments, Paul C. Kassel and David Rueber

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Placement Methods of Phosphorus and Potassium for Corn and Soybean Managed with No-till and Chisel-plow/Disk Tillage, Antonio P. Mallarino and David Rueber

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Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Hybrid Corn, Alison E. Robertson, John M. Shriver, and David Rueber

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Northern Research Farm Summary, David Rueber

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Water Infiltration following Land Rolling of Soybeans, David Rueber and John D. Holmes

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Corn Response to Sulfur Application Rate, David Rueber and John E. Sawyer

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

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Elite Soybean Test—North, Kevin O. Scholbrock

Submissions from 2011

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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

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2010 Home Demonstration Gardens, Cynthia L. Haynes

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Yield of Corn, Soybean, and Oats as Affected by Long-term Crop Rotation and Nitrogen Fertilization of Corn, Antonio P. Mallarino and David Rueber

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Northern Research Farm Summary, David Rueber

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

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Modified Oil Soybean Test—North, Kevin O. Scholbrock