2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm


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

Mark S. Honeyman and Joseph P. Colletti

2020-04-20 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

In mid-March 2020, as a responsible safety response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ISU research was only continued with additional precautions. As a guide for the ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ extensive network of field and farm-based research activities, the following protocols for field research under the COVID-19 pandemic were developed and posted.

Logan Wallace

2021-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Virtual Field Day Series Shares Research During Pandemic

Angela Rieck-Hinz, Rebecca Vittetoe, Cody Schneider and Brandon Zwiefel

2021-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

A Field Guide to Winter Cereal Rye Forage Quality 

Garland Dahlke

2019-08-11 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Development of a Multigroup Estrus Synchronization Planner for Beef Cattle 

Garland Dahlke

2019-08-11 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Nitrate and Sulfur in Fall Grazed Cover Crops 

Denise Schwab

2019-08-11 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Cost of Production Comparisons from Three Different Cow-Calf Systems in Iowa 

Denise Schwab, Joe Sellers and Russ Euken

2019-08-11 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Quality of Iowa Forages for Beef Cows 

Denise Schwab, Joe Sellers and Russ Euken

2019-08-11 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Confinement Beef Cow Calf Production Manure Nutrient Characteristics and Value 

Russ Euken and Shawn Shouse

2019-08-11 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm


Aphid Suction Trap Network

Doris Lagos-Kutz and Glen Hartman

2021-04-18 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Corn Date of Planting and Maturity in Northeast Iowa

Brian Lang and Ken Pecinovsky

2021-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Demonstrating Cover Crop Mixtures on Iowa Farmland: Management, Soil Health, and Water Quality Benefits

Emily Waring, Matthew J. Helmers, Mark A. Licht, Liz Juchems and Sarah Carlson

2021-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Denitrification Bioreactor in Northeast Iowa

Matthew J. Helmers, Carl Pederson and Lindsey Hartfiel

2021-04-18 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Foliar Diseases of Hybrid Corn in Northeast Iowa

Alison E. Robertson and Ken Pecinovsky

2021-04-18 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Effect of Manure Application Timing and Cover Crops on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Leaching 2016–2020

Brian Dougherty, Carl Pederson, Matthew J. Helmers, Michelle L. Soupir, Daniel S. Andersen, Antonio P. Mallarino and John E. Sawyer

2021-04-18 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Effect of Manure Application Timing and Cover Crops on Yields 2016–2020

Brian Dougherty, Carl Pederson, Matthew J. Helmers, Michelle L. Soupir, Daniel S. Andersen, Antonio P. Mallarino and John Sawyer

2021-04-20 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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

Mahdi Al-Kaisi and Alex Cleveringa

2021-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Oat and Cereal Rye Variety Trials in Northeast Iowa

Lydia English, Stefan Gailans and Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

2021-04-19 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast 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 Kenneth T. Pecinovsky

2021-04-20 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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

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

2021-04-20 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Corn Nitrogen Enhancer Foliar Treatment Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Lyle T. Rossiter, Jim Rogers, Zack Koopman, Ken T. Pecinovsky and Chad Hesseltine

2021-04-20 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Soybean Date of Planting Demonstration Trials

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

2021-04-20 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Optimum Nitrogen Fertilization Rate for Corn

Sotirios Archontoulis

2021-04-21 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Evaluation of Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilizer Placement Methods and Tillage Systems for Corn and Soybean During 25 Years in Northeast Iowa Soil

Antonio P. Mallarino, Louis B. Thompson and Ken T. Pecinovsky

2021-04-22 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Preemergence plus Postemergence Herbicide Programs for Weed Control in Corn

Prashant Jha, Damian D. Franzenburg and Iththiphonh Macvilay

2021-04-21 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

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

Mark Honeyman and Joseph P. Colletti

2021-04-21 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

ISU Soybean Breeding Program: An Update

Asheesh K. Singh, Brian Scott, Jennifer Hicks, Will Doepke and Lucas Huber

2021-04-21 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Soybean Date of Planting, Maturity, and Seed Treatment Trial in Northeast Iowa

Brian Lang and Ken T. Pecinovsky

2021-04-21 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Water Table Level as Influenced by Rainfall, Crop Requirements, and Tiling Method During the Past Four Years

Ken Pecinovsky and Jeff Cook

2021-04-21 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Northern Research and Demonstration Farm


Aphid Suction Trap Network

Doris Lagos-Kutz and Glen Hartman

2021-04-22 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Assessing Corn Nitrogen Fertilizer Needs Following Rye Seed Production and Frost-Seeded Red Clover

Camila Martins, John Lundvall and John E. Sawyer

2021-04-22 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Corn and Soybean Planting Date and Cultivar Trial

Matt Schnabel and Mark A. Licht

2021-04-21 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Effectiveness of Foliar Fungicides by Timing on Foliar Disease on Hybrid Corn in Northern Iowa

Alison E. Robertson and Matt Schnabel

2021-04-25 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

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

Mark Honeyman

2021-04-25 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Long-Term Tillage and Crop Rotation Effect on Yield and Soil Carbon in Northern Iowa

Mahdi Al-Kaisi and Alex Cleveringa

2021-04-25 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Northern Research Farm Weather Summary

Matthew Schnabel

2021-04-25 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Oat and Cereal Rye Variety Trials in Northern Iowa

Lydia English, Stefan Gailans and Matt Schnabel

2021-04-25 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

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

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

2021-04-25 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Corn and Soybean Disease and Insect Management Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Andrew Weaver, Chad Hesseltine and Brandon Zwiefel

2021-04-26 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northern 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

2021-04-26 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Corn and Soybean Fungicide Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Brandon Zwiefel, Chad Hesseltine and Andrew Weaver

2021-04-26 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Corn and Soybean Management Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Andrew Weaver, Lyle T. Rossiter and Brandon Zwiefel

2021-04-26 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Corn and Soybean Population by Planting Date Demonstration Trials

Mike Witt, Chris Beedle, Brandon Zwiefel, Zack Koopman and Chad Hesseltine

2021-04-26 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

On-Farm Soybean Date of Planting Demonstration Trials

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

2021-04-27 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilizers Placement Methods and Tillage Systems for Corn and Soybean During 25 Years in Northern Iowa Soil

Antonio P. Mallarino, Louis B. Thompson and Matthew Schnabel

2021-04-27 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

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

Mark S. Honeyman and Joseph P. Colletti

2021-04-27 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

ISU Soybean Breeding Program: An Update

Asheesh K. Singh, Brian Scott, Jennifer Hicks, Will Doepke and Lucas Huber

2021-04-28 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Strip Tillage and Starter Nitrogen Management for Cover Crop Adoption

Mark A. Licht, Fernando Marcos and Matt Schnabel

2021-04-28 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

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Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Virtual Field Day Series Shares Research During Pandemic

Angela Rieck-Hinz, Rebecca Vittetoe, Cody Schneider and Brandon Zwiefel

2021-04-27 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports

Also a part of:

Collection: Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms


Virtual Field Day Series Shares Research During Pandemic

Angie M. Rieck-Hinz, Rebecca Vittetoe, Cody Schneider and Brandon Zwiefel

2021-03-07 Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

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Issue: 2020 Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports