Field Days & News

April 5, 2018

The Emerging Farmers Forum August 1-2, 2018 will include tours of Pinhook Farm, owned and operated by innovative + entrepreneurial farmer Seth Watkins, hands-on activities, and thought-provoking discussions on conservation practices, business + financial planning, marketing, diversification, ways to facilitate crucial conversations with parents and family as you transition into the farming operation, and more!

April 4, 2018

Join Dan Jaynes on April 18 at 12:00 p.m. Jaynes will share research results from several saturated buffers and will cover some recent changes in the practice standard. 

April 3, 2018

Iowa Learning Farms will host an emerging farmer workshop on Tuesday, April 24th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the NW Commons Dining Hall at Dordt College. The event is free and includes a complimentary meal.

March 8, 2018

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Bremer County ISU Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop, soil health and bioreactor field day on Thursday, March 29 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Brian and Brenda Meyer’s farm, rural Readlyn. The event is free and open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

March 7, 2018

Join Tom Buman and Amy Dreith of Agren on March 21 at 12:00 p.m. Tom and Amy will discuss outreach strategies that Agren has used to engage non-operator landowners in natural resources conservation.

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