Wednesday June 22 Field Day to highlight Plant Protection Strategies, Soil Fertility
Management, and Current Weather Trends
NASHUA – The Annual Spring Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration
Farm will run from 1:00 to 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday, June 22 nd . Dennis Todey, Director of the
USDA Midwest Climate Hub, will kick-off the program, by providing his insights on crop
weather and trends for the 2022 growing season. Antonio Mallarino, professor and extension
fertility specialist, will share his insights on proper soil fertility management with regards to
current fertilizer prices. Greg Tylka, professor and extension pathologist and nematologist, will
provide updates on soybean cyst nematode management. Alison Robertson, professor and
extension plant pathologist, will provide an update on crop diseases and tar spot management.
The field day is free and open to the public. It starts at the Borlaug Learning Center
Headquarters on the ISU Northeast Research Farm and Demonstration Farm. Directions: From
Nashua at the Jct. of Hwy 218 (Exit 220) and Co. Rd. B60, go west on B60 1.1 miles to Windfall
Ave., then south 1 mile to 290th St., then east 0.2 miles to the farm. CCA credits will be
available. For more information about the event, call Terry Basol at 641-426-6801; or Josh
Michel at 563-581-7828.