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September 24, 2021

The Iowa Learning Farms conservation webinar taking place Sep. 22 at noon will feature Peter O’Brien, research agronomist, USDA Agricultural Research Service. O’Brien conducts research on using multiple management tools to increase cropping system sustainability and resiliency in Midwestern states.

September 16, 2021

Iowa Learning Farms and Upper Wapsipinicon River Watershed Management Authority will host a wetland field day on Wednesday, September 29th from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at a wetland owned by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) near Coggon. The event is free, open to the whole family, and includes a complimentary meal.

September 15, 2021

The Iowa Learning Farms conservation webinar taking place Sep. 15 at noon will feature Ryan Bergman, technical project specialist, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, at Iowa State University. Bergman works on developing and implementing precision agriculture technologies with a recent focus on application equipment.

September 10, 2021

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group (CLG), is hosting a free virtual field day discussing the impact of prairie STRIPS (Science-Based Trails of Rowcrops Integrated Prairie Strips) on September 23 at 1 p.m. CDT. Join us for a live discussion with Randall Cass, Iowa State University (ISU) bee extension specialist, Amy Toth, ISU professor of entomology, and Kate Borchardt, ISU department of ecology, evolution and organismal biology graduate student.

September 1, 2021

The Iowa Learning Farms conservation webinar taking place Sep. 8 at noon will feature William (Bill) F. Hunt, William Neal Reynolds professor and extension specialist, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University. Hunt is an extension specialist, researcher, and academic focused on stormwater management and green infrastructure.

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9/29: Dean Eisenhauer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10/6: Reid Christianson, University of Illinois
10/13: Jake Hansen, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
10/20: Sara McMillan, Purdue University
10/27: Beth Baker, Mississippi State University
11/3: Steven Hall, Iowa State University


Upcoming Field Days

September 29: Wetland Field Day
10:30am-12:30pm
Buffalo Creek IDNR Wildlife Management Area
120th Ave. Coggon, IA 52218 
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October 21: Increased Wetlands and Oxbows = Improved Water Quality and More Wildlife
1:00-2:00pm
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