Crop tours for ag professionals

The Northeast Research Farm near Nashua will host a series of crop tours this summer. The tours are scheduled for June 19, July 17, and August 21, each from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Preregistration is not required and there is no fee for the tours. Ken Pecinovsky, farm superintendent, and extension crop specialists will conduct the tours and share observations on crop growth and development, soil fertility, and pest management. Research projects underway on the farm and new technologies available to clients will be discussed. CCA continuing education credits have been requested.

The Northeast Research Farm is located 1 mile south and 1.5 miles west of Nashua. For more information on these tours, contact the Northeast Research Farm at 515-435-4864 or George Cummins at 515-228-1453.

This article originally appeared on page 109 of the IC-480(14) -- June 15, 1998 issue.

Updated 06/14/1998 - 1:00pm