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ISU Extension and Outreach hosts education seminars at Hawkeye Farm Show

March 2, 2014
Reinbeck Courier

The Hawkeye Farm Show is coming to the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls on March 4, 5, and 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will be on-hand to provide the latest information on the 2014 weather outlook, cover crops, grain market outlook, farm business succession, Iowa's Nutrient Reduction Program and 2014 planting tips. ISU Extension specialists will conduct daily seminars at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., co-sponsored by the Iowa Soybean Association. There is no charge to attend or for parking

The ISU Extension speakers include:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

11 a.m.: 2014 Weather Outlook

Dr. Elwynn Taylor, ISU Extension and Outreach Climatologist

1 p.m.: Cover Crops for Grain and Livestock Operations

Brian Lang, ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

11 a.m.: Grain Market Outlook 2014/15

Dr. Chad Hart, ISU Extension and Outreach Economist

1 p.m.: Farm Business Succession

David Baker, ISU Extension and Outreach Farm Transition Specialist

Thursday, March 6, 2014

11 a.m.: Iowa's Nutrient Reduction Strategy What is being done and where do I fit?

Chad Ingels, ISU Extension and Outreach Watershed Specialist

1 p.m.: 2014 Planting Tips

Terry Basol, ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist

While at the show, stop by the ISU Extension booth to learn the latest on the emerald ash borer and many other Extension resources. Black Hawk County Public Health will be offering education and blood pressure screenings at the ISU Extension booth.

Additional information is available by checking the Show's website,, or by calling the Grundy County Extension office at 319-824-6979 or visiting our website at:



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