AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) will kick off our 15th anniversary by hosting a webinar on Wednesday, January 16th at 12:30 p.m. with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig.
The webinar will feature ILF program director Dr. Jacqueline Comito 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 12:30 p.m. on January 16 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, Iowa Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Iowa Department of Natural Resources (USEPA section 319) and GROWMARK, Inc.
Liz Juchems Jacqueline Comito
Conservation Outreach Specialist ILF Program Director