2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm


Water Quality Evaluation of Integrating Strips of Native Prairie into Rowcrop Agriculture Fields

Chris Witte, Matthew J. Helmers, Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, Matthew Z. Liebman and Tim Youngquist

2021-03-03 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Brayton Memorial Research Forest


Brayton Memorial Forest: Future Vision

Billy Beck and Troy Heeran

2021-06-02 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Brayton Memorial Research Forest

Brayton Memorial Research Forest: History

Billy Beck and Troy Heeran

2021-06-02 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Brayton Memorial Research Forest

Brayton Memorial Research Forest: Management Activities

Billy Beck and Troy Heeran

2021-06-02 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Brayton Memorial Research Forest

Horticulture Research Station


Tall Fescue Non-Traffic Cultivar Trial

Adam Thoms, Ben Pease, A.J. Lindsey and Nick E. Christians

2021-02-18 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Horticulture Research Station

Wetting Agents on Golf Course Surfaces

Adam Thoms, Ben Pease and A.J. Lindsey

2021-03-01 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Tall Fescue Simulated Traffic Cultivar Trial

Adam Thoms, Ben Pease, A.J. Lindsey and Nick Christians

2021-03-01 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Tall Fescue Shade Cultivar Trial

Adam Thoms, A.J. Lindsey, Ben Pease and Nick Christians

2021-03-01 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Sports Field Recovery from Unplanned Suspension of Maintenance Activities

Thomas Gould, Adam Thoms, Nick Christians and Ben Pease

2021-03-01 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Effects of Planting Season and Rootball Manipulation on Container-Grown Transplant Success

Grant Thompson, Cody McKune and Jan Thompson

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Reuniting the Three Sisters: Native American Intercropping and Soil Health

Emma Herrighty, Derrick Kapayou, Ajay Nair, Christina Gish Hill, Marshall McDaniel and Donna Winham

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Protocols for ISU Field/Farm-Based Research Under COVID-19

Mark Honeyman and Joseph P. Colletti

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

NTEP Perennial Ryegrass Study

Nick Christians, Adam Thoms and Ben Pease

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Optimizing Pollination of Acorn Squash in Organic Mesotunnel Systems

Mark L. Gleason and Sharon Badilla Arias

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Optimizing Organic Weed Control in Acorn Squash Under Mesotunnel Systems

Mark L. Gleason and Sharon Badilla Arias

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Nitrogen Release and Mineralization Rates of Various Fertilizers Applied on Kentucky Bluegrass

A.J. Lindsey, Adam Thoms, Nick Christians and Ben Pease

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Fall Field and High Tunnel Lettuce Production

Rachel Perry, Ajay Nair, Brandon H. Carpenter and Nick Howell

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Landscape and Honey Production

Nick Howell

2021-02-28 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Kentucky Bluegrass Full Sun Cultivar Trial

Nick Christians, Adam Thoms and Ben Pease

2021-02-25 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Kentucky Bluegrass Shade Cultivar Trial

Adam Thoms, A.J. Lindsey, Ben Pease and Nick Christians

2021-02-25 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Impacts of Biochar and Compost on Vegetable Production

Taylor Mauch and Ajay Nair

2021-02-25 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Horticulture Research Station Summary

Nick Howell, Brandon H. Carpenter, Chad Arnold, Randall Cass, Jeff Braland and Ben Pease

2021-02-25 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

New ISU Apiary and ISU Honey Production

Randall Cass

2021-02-25 McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Collection: Horticulture Research Station

Harrell’s Spring Aeration Recovery Trial

Ben Pease and Adam Thoms

2021-02-25 McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Collection: Horticulture Research Station

Green Height Bentgrass Cultivar Trial-20

Nick Christians, Adam Thoms and Ben Pease

2021-02-25 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Fine Fescue Shaded Cultivar Trial

Adam Thoms, Ben Pease, A.J. Lindsey and Nick Christians

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Fine Fescue Full Sun Cultivar Trial

Adam Thoms, Ben Pease, A.J. Lindsey and Nick Christians

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Fairway Height Bentgrass Cultivar Trial

Nick Christians, Adam Thoms and Ben Pease

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Evaluation of Humic Fertilizers on Kentucky Bluegrass Under Simulated Traffic

A.J. Lindsey, Adam Thoms, Nick Christians and Ben Pease

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Evaluation of Humic Fertilizers on Soil Health with Creeping Bentgrass on a USGA Root Zone

A.J. Lindsey, Adam Thoms, Nick Christians and Ben Pease

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Evaluation of Humic Fertilizers on Kentucky Bluegrass Soil Health

A.J. Lindsey, Adam Thoms, Nick Christians and Ben Pease

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Evaluation of GameOn and Crew Herbicides

Adam Thoms and Ben Pease

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Evaluation of Compost Properties and Soil Mix Ratios for Turfgrass Establishment

Ben Pease, Grant Thompson and Adam Thoms

2021-02-24 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Essential Operations on ISU Farms: A COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Mark Honeyman

2021-02-23 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

NC-140 Dwarf Apple Rootstock Evaluation and Trial

Brandon H. Carpenter, Gail R. Nonnecke, Shillah Kwikiiriza and Olivia Meyer

2021-02-23 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

104 Dollar Spot Control Evaluation for Sipcam Agro USA

Adam Thoms, A.J. Lindsey and Ben Pease

2021-02-23 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Dollar Spot Control Evaluation on Putting Greens

Adam Thoms, A.J. Lindsey and Ben Pease

2021-02-23 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Controlled-Release Fertilizer in Containerized Native Perennials

Grant Thompson, Christopher Currey and Cynthia L. Haynes

2021-02-18 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Comparison of GameOn vs. SurePower for Efficacy and Tolerance

Adam Thoms, A.J. Lindsey and Ben Pease

2021-02-18 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Issue: 2008 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Comparing Broccoli Cultivars in Late Spring Planting

Anne Carey and Ajay Nair

2021-02-18 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Horticulture Research Station

Creeping Bentgrass Fairway Cultivar Trial

Adam Thoms, Ben Pease, A.J. Lindsey and Nick E. Christians

2021-02-23 Horticulture Research Station

Also a part of:

Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm


Creep Feed and Cow-Calf Performance and Its Relative Impact on Milk Production as Measured by Milk Expected Progeny Difference

Patrick B. Wall, Erika L. Lundy, Denise Schwab, Beth Reynolds and Dan Loy

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Essential Operations on ISU Farms: A COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Mark Honeyman

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Evaluating Cover Crops and Summer Annual Forages for Beef Cattle (Year 2)

Chris A. Clark, Erika L. Lundy, Patrick B. Wall, R. Aaron Saeugling, Rebecca Vittetoe, Logan Wallace, Brad Evans and Gary Thompson

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Long-Term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effects on Soil Carbon and Soil Productivity in South Central Iowa

Mahdi Al-Kaisi and Alex Cleveringa

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm Summary

Logan Wallace and Brad Evans

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Ammonium Sulfate Fertilization of Soybean Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Jim Rogers, Gary Thompson, Chris Beedle, Brandon Zwiefel, Zack Koopman and Ken Pecinovsky

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

ISU On-Farm Cooperator Demonstration Trials: Relationships and Partnerships–2020

Mike Witt, Zack Koopman, Lyle Rossiter, Jim Rogers, Gary Thompson, Dominic Snyder, Brandon Zwiefel, Ken Pecinovsky, Andrew Weaver, Cody Schneider, Chad Hesseltine and Chris Beedle

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fertilizer Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Jim Rogers, Lyle T. Rossiter, Gary Thompson, Brandon Zwiefel and Andrew Weaver

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Soybean Date of Planting Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Jim Rogers, Gary Thompson, Chris Beedle, Brandon Zwiefel, Zack A, Koopman, Chad Hesseltine, Ken T. Pecinovsky and Andrew Weaver

2020-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm