Wallaces Farmer Columns
The Iowa Learning Farms writes an article for Wallaces Farmer each month. Below are links to the PDF pages of the magazine in which ILF stories appear:
January - page 34 "Water Rocks! engages youth through music"
February - page 24 "Cover crop workshops planned"
page 36 "The latest on corn, nitrogen and rye cover crops"
April - page 28 "Starting the conservation dialogue on cover crops"
page 29 "Cover crop acres grow despite tighter budgets"
May - page 3 "The scoop on wetlands, bioreactors and buffers"
December - page 54 "Earthworms, covers benefit soil"
November - page 44 "Lessons learned on cover crops"
October - page 58 "Covers can offer grazing, forage"
August - page 40 "Planting covers early works best for more biomass"
page 60 "Teachers attend water summit"
June - page 29 "Bioreactors: Science, not magic"
ILF Opinion Articles
As Iowa Learning Farms celebrated its 10-year Anniversary in 2014, a series of opinion articles were sent to newspapers across Iowa. These op-ed articles support the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy and Iowa Learning Farms goal of adopting conservation practices on the land.
'Voluntary' shouldn't mean optional
Cover crops are a conservation bargain
Creating a multifunctional landscape with buffers
We're all in this together
Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy: A Farmer's Perspective
by ILF farmer partner Tim Smith