Field Days & News

August 8, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and National Wildlife Foundation, will host a bioreactor and monarch habitat field day on Thursday, August 29th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Rob Stout’s farm near Washington. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal sponsored by Iowa Corn.

August 7, 2019

AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 12 p.m. will examine how Iowa Learning Farms has evolved over the past 15 years and discuss what new goals and challenges the future holds.

July 31, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and National Wildlife Foundation, will host a cover crops and conservation leases field day on Thursday, August 22 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Ken Fawcett’s farm near West Branch. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

July 24, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Linn County, will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, August 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Marion Airport. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

July 18, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms, will host a conservation practice showcase field day on Thursday, August 8th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Iowa State University Uthe Farm near Madrid. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

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Monthly Webinar Series

August 21 at 12:00 PM

Speaker: Jacqueline Comito, Iowa Learning Farms Program Director
Topic: 15 Years of Iowa Learning Farms
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Upcoming Field Days

August 14, Cover Crop Field Day
5:30-7:30pm
Marion Airport
1690 Marion Airport Rd
Marion, IA 52302
Linn County
Partners: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership Project, and Linn County
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August 22, Cover Crop and Leasing Field Day
5:00-7:00pm
Ken Fawcett Farm
459 290th St
West Branch, IA 52358
Cedar County
Partners: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Wildlife Federation
Press Release
Flyer

August 29, Bioreactor and Monarch Habitat Field Day
5:30-7:30
Rob Stout Farm
2449 Hemlock Ave
Washington, IA 52353
Washington County
Partners: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Monarch Consortium, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Wildlife Federation
Press Release
Flyer

September 10, Pasture Restoration and Monarch Habitat Field Day
10:30am-12:30pm
Nathan Anderson Farm
1950 520th St
Cherokee, IA 51012
Cherokee County
Partners: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Monarch Consortium

September 11, Cover Crop and Wetland Field Day
5:30-7:30pm
ISU Drainage Research and Demonstration Project Site
31479 510th St
Gilmore City, IA 50541
Pocahontas County
Partners: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Corn

September 19, Saturated Buffer, Water Quality and Drone Field Day
5:00-7:00pm
Paustian Farms
22480 70th ave
Walcott, IA 52773
Scott County
Partners: Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District, NRCS

To Be Reschedule After Harvest, Cover Crop Field Day
Cooperative Farmers Elevator
302 Seefield St
Alvord, IA 51230
Lyon County
Partners: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

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