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Bioreactor Project Field Day To Be Held Aug 13th Near Sutherland

Sutherland, Iowa – Iowa State University’s Northwest Iowa Research Farm will host a bioreactor project field day Tuesday, Aug. 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the farm located at 6320 500th Street, Sutherland.

Area landowners and farm operators are invited to come see an actual bioreactor installation and ask questions concerning installations on their own farms.

Experts available to answer questions and share information on the bioreactor project include:

Matt Helmers, Iowa Nutrient Research Center Director

Kris Kohl, Agricultural Engineering Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach

Joel DeJong, Field Agronomist with ISU Extension and Outreach

Paul Kassel, Field Agronomist with ISU Extension and Outreach

Justin Boersma, NRCS District Conservationist

Liz Juchems, Iowa Learning Farms Ag & Biosystems Engineer

Brian Heinsohn, Heinsohn Digging and Tiling Owner/Operator


The field day is free and open to the public. Preregistration not necessary.

Questions can be directed to Northwest Iowa Research Farm Superintendent Terry Tuttle at 712-446-2526 or

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