Carstens Farm was the host for the Western Iowa No-Till Demonstration Field Day on Tuesday, June 14, 2011.
The Iowa State University Extension, the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts joined together to demonstrate the advantages of no-till farming. Attendees were given demonstrations and information on weed management, the use of equipment for no-till farming, as well as the challenges and benefits of no-till farming.
Eric Nelson, a no-till farmer from Moville, Iowa was the key note speaker.
Other presentations were made by:
Bob Hartzler, ISU Extension Weed Specialist
Mark Hanna, ISU Extension Ag Engineer
John Sanow, DTN Grain Analyst
Tony Licht, Agronomic Information Analyst, Premier Crop Systems, LLC
Elwynn Taylor, ISU Extension Climatologist
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Lunch was provided by
the East Pottawattamie County Cattlemen.
* Farm Bureau (E. Pott., W. Pott., Shelby and Harrison Counties)
* Farmers & Merchants State Bank
* Iowa Soybean Association
* Iowa Corn Growers Association
* Sorensen Equipment Co.
* Titan Machinery
* Heartland Technology
* A & M Greenpower
* Shelby County State Bank
* United Bank of Iowa
* Brokaw Supply Company
* Heartland Ag
* K & K Enterprises
* Farm Service Company
* Soil and Water Conservation Districts in E. Pott., W. Pott., Shelby & Harrison Counties