February Webinar: A Conservation Chat with Secretary Naig

January 21, 2020

AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, February 5th at 12:00 p.m. with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig.


The webinar will feature Dr. Jacqueline Comito, Iowa Learning Farms Program Director, and Secretary Naig discussing conservation, water quality and the Secretary’s vision for Iowa.  They will also discuss the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy and how Iowans are working to meet the nitrogen and phosphorus loss reductions outlined in the Strategy. Webinar participants will be able to submit questions for Secretary Naig during the webinar through the Zoom Webinar software. 


To participate in the webinar, go to www.iowalearningfarms.org/page/webinars  shortly before 12:00 p.m. on February 5th and choose to join the webinar The webinar will also be recorded and archived on the ILF website for watching at any time at https://www.iowalearningfarms.org/page/webinars and will also be available as Conservation Chat podcast for download and streaming.


Established in 2004, Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation by encouraging adoption of conservation practices. Farmers, researchers and ILF team members are working together to identify and implement the best management practices that improve water quality and soil health while remaining profitable. Partners of Iowa Learning Farms include the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Iowa Department of Natural Resources (USEPA section 319) and GROWMARK, Inc.


Contact:


Hilary Pierce                                       Jacqueline Comito


Extension Outreach Specialist            ILF Program Director


hepierce@iastate.edu                            jcomito@iastate.edu


515-294-8912                                       515-296-0081


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