ILF Webinar Series
July 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Speaker: Bert Strayer (cover crop lead, La Crosse Seed), James Holz (Greene County farmer and co-owner, Iowa Cover Crop), Dean Sponheim (co-owner, Sponheim Seeds and Services), and Nate LeVan (field agronomist, Pioneer)
Topic: Setup and Logistics for Cover Crop Success - Fall and spring logistics; seeding preparation and process; coordination of services – termination, nutrient management, strip-tillage, crop scouting.
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July 22: Conservation Agronomy of Cover Crops: Start to Finish
With: Dave Schwartz (executive vice president of sales in plant nutrition for Verdesian Life Sciences), Meaghan Anderson (ISU Extension field agronomist), and Dr. Eileen Kladivko (professor of agronomy at Purdue University)
Topics include: Managing pests, residuals and herbicides; nitrogen management; agronomics of cover crop advising.
July 29: "Multiple On-Farm Improvements Provided by Prairie Strips" - Tim Youngquist, Farmer Liaison, ISU Prairie STRIPS
August 5: "Scaling up Oxbow Wetland Restorations for Multiple Benefits" - Karen Wilke, Iowa Freshwater Specialist & Boone River Project Director for The Nature Conservancy
August 12: Emily Heaton
July 23: Urban Stream and Riparian Conservation Management
Upcoming Virtual Field Days
August 6: Increasing Wetlands Opportunities with Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship