Field Days & News

August 21, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Corn, will host a cover crop and wetland field day near Gilmore City on Wednesday, September 11. The 5:30-7:30 p.m. event held at the ISU Drainage Research and Demonstration Project, owned by the Pocahontas Soil and Water Conservation District. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

August 20, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a pasture restoration and monarch habitat field day on Tuesday, September 10th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Nathan Anderson’s farm near Cherokee. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

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.

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Monthly Webinar Series

September 18 at 12:00 PM

Speaker: Emily Heaton, Assistant Professor of Agronomy
Topic: Integrating perennials into underperforming parts of fields could improve the farm economy, water quality, and bioenergy feedstock production
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Upcoming Field Days

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
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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
Press Release
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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
Press Release
Flyer

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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