Iowa STAR – 2023 Field Form

2023 Crop Year
(Defined as after harvest in 2022 through the harvest of 2023)

STAR Field Form

FARMER / OWNER

LOCATION

DETAILS

INSTRUCTIONS

Please review these instructions.  Accurate responses will help ensure your field is awarded the correct points.

  • Read every item under each category.  More than one selection is possible, but sometimes no items will be selected.
    • Example:  From the Cover Crops section – You planted a cover crop mix of cereal rye and tillage radish.  You select “Winter hardy – single species” and “Non-winter hardy – single species.”
  • Completely read each statement.  Several statements have more than one qualifier that needs to be met.
    • Example:  From the Spring Tillage section – “Any full width operation, limited to a single pass, where no fall tillage was performed.”

SECTION 1: First, tell us about your cover crops, soil sampling, and nutrient management.

Cover Crops (Summer 2021 – Fall 2021) - Established growth must exceed 4 inches in height. Crop will not be harvested for grain.
Soil Sampling (Use the previous 5-year history) Sample results must include organic matter content
Nutrient Management (Fall 2021 – February 2022)
Nutrient Management (March 1, 2021– Summer 2022)
Additional Nutrient Activities

SECTION 2: Now, let’s establish a crop history for this field.

Enter the crop name then select each year to indicate the crop history of this individual field.