Field Days & News

October 28, 2020

Iowa Learning Farms will present a webinar at noon Wednesday, November 4, which will assess the progress made by Iowa’s municipalities and industries toward reducing point source pollution reaching Iowa’s waterways.

October 22, 2020

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group (CLG), is hosting a free virtual field day exploring impacts of cover crops, tillage and nitrogen-inhibitors on crop performance and water quality on Thursday, November 5th at 1 p.m. CST. Join us for a live conversation with Matt Helmers, Director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Emily Waring, Graduate Research Assistant, and Carl Pederson, Agricultural Specialist in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University.

October 20, 2020

Integrating cover crops into corn and soybean cropping systems is the topic of the webinar “Cover Crops for Better Corn and Soybeans” presented by Iowa Learning Farms, an education and outreach program from Iowa State University, at noon on Wednesday, October 28.

October 16, 2020

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group (CLG), is hosting a free virtual field day offering a tour of Iowa’s varied forests on Thursday, October 29th at 1 p.m. CDT. Join us for a live conversation with Billy Beck, Iowa State University Assistant Professor and Extension Forestry Specialist, Joe Herring, Iowa Department of Natural Resources District Forester, and Riggs Wilson, Wildlife Management Institute Forester.

October 13, 2020

Iowa Learning Farms will present a webinar, “Sustainable Weed Management Solutions for Iowa Corn and Soybean” at noon Wednesday, October 21, featuring ways to integrate non-chemical tactics to manage herbicide-resistant seed banks.

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ILF Webinar Series: Connect to the webinar

October 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Speaker: Sarah Carlson, Strategic Initiatives Director at Practical Farmers of Iowa
Topic: Cover Crops for Better Corn and Soybeans

Upcoming Webinars

November 4: Adam Schnieders, Water Quality Resource Coordinator with IDNR 
November 11: Abbey Wick, Associate Professor & Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University 
November 18: John McMaine, Assistant Professor & Extension Water Management Engineer, South Dakota State University 
November 25: Jacqueline Comito, anthropologist, Director, Iowa Learning Farms
December 2: Kevin Erb, Director, Conservation Professional Training Program at UW-Madison Division of Extension Natural Resources Institute 


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October 29: Touring Iowa's Forests
1:00pm CDT
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November 5: Exploring Impacts of Cover Crops, Tillage and N-Inhibitors on Crop Performance and Water Quality
1:00pm CST
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November 24: Cover Crops and Strip-Till with Mark Thompson
1:00pm CST

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