Field Days & News

September 28, 2016

Water Rocks!, Iowa State University’s youth water education program, received an Iowa Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Education this fall at the State Capitol in Des Moines.

September 16, 2016

We are not aware of any situations of cover crop seed used in Iowa being a source of Palmer amaranth, and have not heard of this situation in other Midwest states. 

September 8, 2016

As fall cover crops go into the ground, many farmers have questions. Dr. Mike Castellano will share his research on how cover crops can best be managed to maximize benefits during the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar on Wednesday, September 21 at 1 p.m.

August 26, 2016

Iowa Learning Farms will host a soil health and cover crop field day at Black Hawk Lake in Lake View on Thursday, September 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

August 22, 2016

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day on Thursday, September 8th. The 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. field day near Cedar Rapids is free and open to the public. 


ILF Webinar

Next Webinar: Wednesday, October 19 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Matt Helmers
Iowa State University Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering

Topic: Cover Crop Management: Drainage Water Quality: Common Questions and Misconceptions 

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