Field Days & News

January 20, 2017

Land rental relationships can vary, but many face similar challenges of discussing new conservation practices with your tenant or landlord.  To help begin the conversation, Iowa Learning Farms created a new publication series with talking points and relevant research findings about a variety of conservation practices.

January 18, 2017

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host five cover crop workshops this winter in Floyd, Linn, Marion, Sioux and Hardin counties. The workshops are free, open to the public, and include a complimentary meal.

January 13, 2017

Cereal rye cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation have little to no negative effect on yield and actually increased soybean yields in seven site-years and corn yield in two-sites years, according to an eight-year study.

January 9, 2017

Click to learn how ILF and IDALS are continuing to build a culture of conservation in 2017 and beyond!

January 5, 2017

Have an interest in the environment, conservation, and agriculture, particularly water and soil quality?  We are seeking undergraduate student interns for summer 2017 who are self-motivated, detail-oriented, strong communicators, enthusiastic, and have a sense of fun! Click here to learn more and apply today.


Upcoming ILF Workshops and Field Days

February 22: Cover Crop Workshop
Borlaug Learning Center
3327 290th Street, Nashua, IA
Floyd County

February 23: Cover Crop Workshop
Central City American Legion Post 421
6 Central City Rd, Central City, IA 52214
Linn County

February 28: Cover Crop Workshop
Marion County Extension Office
210 N Iowa St, Knoxville, IA
Marion County

March 8: Cover Crop Workshop
Dordt College Commons Dining Hall
498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, IA 
Sioux County

March 9: Cover Crop Workshop
St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
1105 Washington St, Eldora, IA 
Hardin County

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