Field Days & News

October 17, 2018

Lake Geode Watershed Project, in partnership with the Des Moines County Soil and Water Conservation District, Iowa Learning Farms, and Southeastern Community College, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Wednesday, November 7, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Southeastern Community College Campus. The event is free, open to the public and includes a complimentary meal provided by Tri-Oak Foods.

October 3, 2018

Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar that aims to improve the understanding and management of nitrogen losses from hydric soil landscapes on Wednesday, October 17 at 12:00 p.m.

September 7, 2018

Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar that will highlight the benefits of Conservation Planning for farmers and landowners on Wednesday, September 19 at 12:00 p.m.

August 23, 2018

The Iowa Chapter of the Land Improvement Contractors Association (LICA), in partnership with the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA), Iowa Learning Farms, Iowa Corn, Iowa Soybean Association and Iowa Pork, will host an edge of field practice field day on Thursday, September 13th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the LICA Farm, near Melbourne. The event is free and open to the whole family, and includes a complimentary meal.

August 20, 2018

On Wednesday, September 5, at 5:30 p.m., Dordt will host the annual Ag Field Day at the Agriculture Stewardship Center (ASC). Dordt, along with the ISU Extension—Farmer Cooperator Trials group, and Iowa Learning Farms, will share research with local farmers about protecting soil resources and managing nutrient losses in the Sioux County area.


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Monthly Webinar Series

November 14 at 12:00 PM

Speaker: Matt Helmers, ISU Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Topic: Conservation Learning Labs: Evaluating Nutrient Reduction Practice Implementation at the Delivery Scale
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Upcoming Field Days

Wednesday, November 7
Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day
Southeastern Community College - (SCC Ag Building - North side of Campus)
1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, Iowa 52601
RVSP: Caleb Waters or Jamie Stewart at (319) 753-6221 Ext: 3
Partners: Lake Geode Watershed Project, Des Moines County Soil and Water Conservation District, Southeastern Community College
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Tuesday, November 13
Cover Crop Field Day

Wednesday, November 14
Cover Crop Field Day

Thursday, November 15
Cover Crop Field Day

Tuesday, November 20

Cover Crops and Grazing Cover Crops Field Day
Don and Bill Swanson Farm
6077 100th St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
RSVP: or 515-294-5429
Partners: Cedar Creek Partnership Project, Wapello County Soil and Water Conservation District

Wednesday, November 28
Cover Crops and Edge of Field Practice Field Day
Hillsboro Community Center
105 E. Commercial St
Hillsboro, IA 52630
RSVP: or 515-294-5429
Partners: Lower Skunk River Water Quality & Soil Initiative, Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District

Thursday, November 29

Cover Crop Field Day
Luana Savings Bank
100 Harvest Dr
Luana, IA 52156
RSVP: or 515-294-5429
Partners: Clayton County Soil and Water Conservation District

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