The Iowa Specialty Crop Growers Association will host a summer field day on Thursday, July 27, at Deal’s Orchard, located at 1102 244th St., Jefferson, IA.

The day will begin with a tour of Deal’s Orchard, focusing on their summer produce and floriculture areas. This will include discussion on the following:

  • Sweet Corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zinnias
  • Sunflowers

We will then break for lunch before touring the orchard and discussing cider production.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the field day begins at 10 a.m.

For an accurate meal count, attendees are required to pre-register by July 18th, by visiting, or contacting Olivia Hanlon at 515-296-0586 or The field day is free for ISCGA members, or $10 per person for non-members.

The Iowa Specialty Crop Growers Association (formerly, the Iowa Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association) is the membership organization for producers of fruits, vegetables, and specialty crops in the state. All producers, large or small, who are growing fruits, and vegetables or specialty crops for sale, are welcome to join. ISCGA promotes the interest of fruit, vegetable and specialty crop growers of our state through meetings, access to information, research, networking and mentoring opportunities.

For more information, contact ISCGA Executive Secretary Olivia Hanlon at 515-206-0586 or

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