Field Days & News

September 3, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, September 18 at 12:00 p.m. about the benefits of integrating perennial vegetation into underperforming parts of crop fields.

August 28, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Natural Resource Conservation Service, will host a saturated buffer, water quality and drone field day on Thursday, September 19th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Paustian Family Farm, rural Walcott. The event is free and open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

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.

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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

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
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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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