Coon County Crop Fair: Farmer-to-farmer on Water Quality | IAWA

March 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
American Legion Building - Iowa Corn Crop Fair
Coon Rapids
IA 50058

Registration open for farmers to attend County Crop Fair in Coon Rapids, Iowa

The Iowa Corn District 4 Committee in partnership with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) are hosting a crop fair in Coon Rapids on Friday Feb. 9.

Professional Speakers and Topics

The event will open at 8:30 a.m. at the Coon Rapids American Legion. One of the featured speakers, Bob Hartzler, is a professor of agronomy and a weed specialist at ISU. As a result, he will begin his presentation, Dicamba: Moving Forward in 2018, at 9 a.m.

Hence, he will be followed at 10 by ISU field agronomist, Mark Johnson, who will discuss cover crops, Chad Hart, ISU Extension ag climatologist, with a crop market preview and Dr. Elwynn Taylor, ISU climatologist with a 2018 weather and risk update. “The crop fairs give Iowa corn farmers access to information they might not get elsewhere,” says Larry Buss. Buss is the ICPB director and farmer from Logan. “Crop fairs are customized to include topics that fit each region of the state, with opportunities for farmer-to-farmer learning and a chance to interact with subject area experts on a variety of topics including legislative policy, water quality, market development and risk management.”

Part of the Iowa Corn Crop Fair Series, this free crop fair gives you direct access to timely information. Further, this information can help make your operation more profitable. In addition, joining Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) gives you a seat at the table on issues that impact you. Become a member by calling the Iowa Corn office today at (515) 225-9242 and also by visiting their website

Visit here to find out more about this event and others included in the Iowa Corn Crop Fair series.

Lastly, Iowa Corn Growers Association is one of IAWA’s three founding organizations. Visit here to find out more about how ICGA took unprecedented steps to improve water quality across Iowa.

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