Research Farm Field Day scheduled for July 13

Date posted - July 8, 2016

research farm field daySutherland, Iowa — Farmers and the public are invited to listen to Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach specialists present timely research and crop production information at the upcoming ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day on Wednesday, July 13, near Sutherland.

Joel DeJong, ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomist tells us about the day.

Check-in registration will begin at 9:00 a.m., with cookies and coffee provided to start the day.

The field day will give farmers and the public a chance to see current research projects, and talk with the researchers involved in the experiments, says DeJong. He says that attendees will also be able to hear about the latest research and crop management information in the agriculture industry. Anyone is welcome to attend.

The afternoon will conclude with homemade ice cream.

The research farm is located at 6320 500th Street near Sutherland, Iowa. That’s 1/4 mile east of Highway 59 on B-62, about two miles south of Calumet or about 12 miles north of Cherokee.

For more information about the ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day, contact Joel DeJong at 712-546-7835 or

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