Field Days & News

October 16, 2017

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Middle Cedar Watershed Project, will host a cover crop and soil conservation field day on Wednesday, November 8th. The 12:00-2:00 p.m. field day will be held at Jim Lindaman’s farm, rural Aplington. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.

October 16, 2017

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Jasper County Soil & Water Conservation District, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Tuesday, November 7, from 3:30-5:30p.m. on the Gordon Wassenaar farm, rural Prairie City. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.

October 3, 2017

The Iowa Learning Farms webinar will feature Joe Sellers on Wednesday, October 18 at 12:00 noon.

September 18, 2017

Dr. Matt Helmers will discuss how to increase awareness and understanding of edge-of-field practices during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar on Wednesday, September 20 at 12:00 noon. 

August 24, 2017

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Whiterock Conservancy, will host a rotational and flex grazing field day on Thursday, September 14th. The 4:00-6:00 p.m. field day will begin at the Oak Ridge Campground, rural Coon Rapids.  The field day is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.

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November 15 at 12:00pm: Dr. Laura Christianson, Professional Engineer and Assistant Professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois

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Upcoming Field Days

November 7, Gordon Wassenaar Cover Crop Field Day
3:30-5:30pm

8718 West 109th St S
Prairie City, IA 
Jasper County
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November 8, Jim Lindaman Cover Crop and Soil Conservation Field Day
12:00-2:00pm

16969 310th St
Aplington, IA
Butler County
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November 15, Lucas Bayer Cover Crop Field Day
4:00-6:00pm

2310 430th Ave
Guernsey, IA
Poweshiek County

November 16, Ben and Andy Johnson Cover Crop and Strip-Tillage Field Day
10:00am-12:00pm
1170 Hwy 218
Floyd, IA
Floyd County

November 21, Jacob Groth Cover Crop Field Day
12:30-2:30pm
Winneshiek County NRCS Office
2296 Oil Well Rd
Decorah, IA
Winneshiek County

November 30, Conservation Learning Lab Cover Crop Field Day
5:30-7:30pm

Roland Area Community Center
208 Main St
Roland, IA
Story County

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