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IowaSeed Forum Announces Speakers

photo by Shannon Moeller Wednesday, February 12, 2020Iowa State FairgroundsVaried Industries Building9:00 – 9:20Iowa Seed Annual Meeting and Honorary Member...
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IowaSeed Forum Announces Speakers

Iowa Seed Golf & Education

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Veenker Memorial Golf CourseAmes, Iowa Download Registration Form Here (PDF) Instructions: Attendees visiting the Seed Science...
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Iowa Seed Golf & Education

Cornelius Named 2019 ISA Board President

Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Seed Association (ISA) named Chuck Cornelius of Bellevue, Iowa, as 2019 Board President during...
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Cornelius Named 2019 ISA Board President

Goggi Honored for Seed Industry Dedication and Achievement

Dr. Susana Goggi Named 2019 Iowa Seed Association Honorary Member An Iowa State University professor is the recipient of the...
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Goggi Honored for Seed Industry Dedication and Achievement

Iowa Seed Forum Announces Speakers

Save the date! Put February 12, 2020 on your calendars. More details to come.

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2019 Honorary Member Named

An Iowa State University professor is the recipient of the 2019 Iowa Seed Association (ISA) Honorary Membership Award.  Dr. Susana Goggi, Professor of Agronomy, has dedicated her life to addressing major seed quality issues confronting the seed industry in Iowa and globally.

Goggi was recognized with the award, during the annual Seed Forum hosted by the Iowa Seed Association (ISA). The association annually partners with the Agribusiness Showcase and Conference in Des Moines to provide attending members with a wider range of learning and networking opportunities. The recipient of this award has been chosen every year since 1949, by the outgoing ISA board president.

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Iowa Seed Corn Cover Crop Initiative

Check out project details at sustainableseedcorn.org>>

The Iowa Seed Corn Cover Crops Initiative works to provide seed corn growers with cost-share to help incorporate cover crops into their operation. Click here to see Iowa’s ground results.

Do you grow seed corn in Iowa? If so, you may be eligible for cost-share assistance from the Iowa Seed Corn Cover Crops Initiative, which is exclusive to seed corn growers in Iowa.

Cost Share Information Online

The Iowa Seed Corn Cover Crops Initiative is a project developed by the Iowa Seed Association in conjunction with the Agribusiness Association of Iowa, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, and Iowa Corn. A grant from the Iowa Department of Agriculture under their Clean Water Initiative program provides funding for the project, which began in 2016.

The Iowa Seed Corn Cover Crops Initiative focuses on ways to help increase adoption of cover crops specifically within the seed corn production system in Iowa. The focus on seed corn is driven by the unique opportunity that seed corn provides due to the earlier harvest, thereby providing better timing opportunities for establishing cover crops in the late summer and fall after harvest. This focus is also heavily driven by the seed corn industry in Iowa, and their efforts to help promote and support the use of cover crops as part of Iowa’s Nutrient Strategy.

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