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Aquaculture will be featured at the Reseach Farm annual meeting, Mar. 8

Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2017

Aquaculture will be featured at the Reseach Farm annual meeting, Mar. 8

Mar. 8, ISU Northeast Research Farm annual meeting, Nashua

The Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association (NEIAEA) meeting will call to order at 9:30 for the annual board meeting.  This is followed from 10:00 AM to Noon with key presentations from Steve Johnson, Farm Management Specialist, and Allen Pattillo, Aquaculture Specialist.

* Johnson will discuss “Crop Market Outlook: Strategies and Tools”.
* Pattillo will address the growing interest in “Aquaculture and its Opportunities in Iowa”.

After lunch, Ken Pecinovsky, Farm Superintendent, reviews research trials conducted at the farm in 2016.
This is a free program open to the public and attendees will receive the 2016 Research Farm Report of many of the research trials conducted at the farm.  Lunch will be offered by the Riverton Lucky Clovers 4-H Club.  Following lunch and Pecinovsky’s presentation will be the NEIAEA Board of Directors meeting. 

The program will be held at the Borlaug Learning Center on the ISU Northeast Research 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.  For more information about the event, call Terry Basol at 641-426-6801. Two CCA credits in CM are available.

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