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 41 "Assessment card help keep soil in top health"
February - page 44 "Who owns any creek?"
March - page 44 "Lessons learned from a career in cover crops"
December - page 28 "Project's aim: Flooding, water quality"
November - page 56 "Reducing nutrient loss in watershed"
October - page 32 "Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy creates a more resilient Iowa economy"
September - page 56 "Water Rocks! debuts latest watershed game"
May - page 3 "The scoop on wetlands, bioreactors and buffers"
April - page 28 "Starting the conservation dialogue on cover crops"
page 29 "Cover crop acres grow despite tighter budgets"
February - page 24 "Cover crop workshops planned"
page 36 "The latest on corn, nitrogen and rye cover crops"
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