Agricultural research association meets Thursday

The Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association?s annual meeting will start at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Johnson County Extension office in Iowa City.

According to association president Jeff Ellis, farmers and agriculture suppliers will want to attend.

Following a business meeting, the day will feature an update on activities at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm by Ellis and Superintendent Myron Rees. Presentations will be: ?2018 Crop Market Outlook? by Chad Hart, ISU agricultural economist; ?Dicamba Outlook for 2018? by Kristine Tidgren, director of the ISU Center for Ag Law and Taxation; ?Using ISU Weather, Soil Moisture, and Temperature Station Data for Decision Making? by Elwynn Taylor, ISU climatologist; and ?Crop Rotation and Profitability Research Results? by Matt Liebman, ISU professor of agronomy.

The meeting, including lunch, will be provided at no charge and will conclude at 3 p.m. Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units will be available.

For information, contact Meaghan Anderson at, Greg Brenneman at or Ryan Drollette at or 319-337-2145; Rebecca Vittetoe at or 319-653-4811, or Virgil Schmitt at or 563-263-5701.