Field Days & News

April 30, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, May 15 at 12:00 p.m. about cover crops and their impacts on water quality and crop yields.

April 24, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms launched its Emerging Farmer series of resources and guides aimed at supporting new and prospective farmers in developing sustainable business plans for their operations. The program includes sustainable business templates and the Talking with Your Landlord series of informational publications.

April 5, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 p.m. about the importance of soil quality for agricultural production.

March 28, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms published its 15-Year Summary Report highlighting the organization’s activities, successes and challenges since its inception in 2004. Using the visual communications style ILF has become known for, the report shows conservation practice trends of their field day attendees and impact of community outreach across the 15-year span.

March 21, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a cover crop and no-till field day on Wednesday, April 10 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Steier Ag Aviation near Whittemore. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

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May 15 at 12:00 PM

Speaker: Chris Hay, Senior Environmental Scientist at the Iowa Soybean Association
Topic: Drainage Water Recycling: An Emerging Conservation Drainage Practice
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Upcoming Field Days

June 11, Bioreactor Field Day
5:30-7:30pm
Hosted by Olie Leimer
1598 Highway 3
Albert City, IA 
Buena Vista County
Partners: Land Improvement Contractors Association, Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and Iowa Corn

June 13, Native Perennial Planting Workshop
5:30-7:30pm
Smeltzer Farm
2610 Nelson Ave
Otho, IA
Webster County
Partner: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

June 18, Native Perennial Planting Workshop
5:30-7:30pm
Spirit Lake Community Center
1602 15th St
Spirit Lake, IA
Dickinson County
Partner: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

July 9, Native Perennial Planting Workshop
10:00am-12:00pm
Burr Oak Visitor's Center
Whiterock Conservancy
Coon Rapids, IA
Guthrie County
Partner: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

July 9, Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day
TBD
Ray Gaesser Farm
Corning, IA
Adams County
 

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