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Ames, Iowa – The results of a five-year study conducted by the Iowa Learning Farms, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Practical Farmers of Iowa, reinforced that cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation have no negative effect on yield and result in statistically significant...
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Clayton County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crop field day on Thursday, November 29th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Luana Savings Bank. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal. Farmers across...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Lower Skunk Water Quality and Soil Health Initiative and Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crops and saturated buffer field day on Wednesday, November 28th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Hillsboro Community Center. The...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with Iowa Seed Corn Cover Crop Initiative, Iowa Corn, and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a cover crop and conservation tillage field day on Tuesday, November 27th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Kossuth County Museum in Algona. The event is...
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar discussing the innovative Conservation Learning Lab project that is key to understanding impacts of in-field conservation practices beyond the research plot scale on Wednesday, November 14 at 12:00 p.m. The webinar is a remote training...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with Cedar Creek Partnership Project and Wapello County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crops and grazing cover crops field day on Tuesday, November 20th from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Swanson Farm, rural Ottumwa. The event is free,...
Cover crops are becoming more popular, not only as a way to protect soil health and the environment, but to help farmers turn bigger profits. Interested in learning more? Come attend one of three free events in November. NEVADA, Iowa - Caught between unpredictable trade conditions and...
AMES, IOWA – Lake Geode Watershed Project, in partnership with the Des Moines County Soil and Water Conservation District, Iowa Learning Farms, and Southeastern Community College, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Wednesday, November 7, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Southeastern...
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar that aims to improve the understanding and management of nitrogen losses from hydric soil landscapes on Wednesday, October 17 at 12:00 p.m. The leaching of nitrate and emissions of nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, are key...
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar that will highlight the benefits of Conservation Planning for farmers and landowners on Wednesday, September 19 at 12:00 p.m. Conservation Planning provides many benefits to the farmer operator, landowner and society through the...
The Iowa Chapter of the Land Improvement Contractors Association (LICA), in partnership with the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA), Iowa Learning Farms, Iowa Corn, Iowa Soybean Association and Iowa Pork, will host an edge of field practice field day on Thursday, September 13th from 11:00 a.m.-...
AMES, Iowa— On Wednesday, September 5, at 5:30 p.m., Dordt will host the annual Ag Field Day at the Agriculture Stewardship Center (ASC). Dordt, along with the ISU Extension—Farmer Cooperator Trials group, and Iowa Learning Farms, will share research with local farmers about protecting soil...
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar will explore the decomposition of tea as a low-cost, scientifically-robust soil health indicator on Wednesday, August 15 at 12:00 p.m. The term ‘Soil Health’ has recently become popular due, in large part, to the increased awareness of...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Poweshiek County Soil and Water Conservation District, Iowa Soybean Association, Poweshiek County Farm Bureau and Iowa Corn, will host a bioreactor field day on Thursday, August 23rd from 5:30-7:30pm at Roger and Louise Van Ersvelde’s farm, rural...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Polk County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Corn, will host a wetland and saturated buffer field day on Wednesday, August 22nd from 5:30-7:30pm at Tim Minton farm, rural Dallas Center. The event is free and open to the whole family...
Lecture will highlight the importance of continuous education in continuing to build a culture of conservation in future generations Ames, Iowa, July 25, 2018 – Water Rocks!, a unique, award-winning, statewide water education program, and Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), a hands-on education...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Prairie Lakes Conference and Dickinson County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a wetland, saturated buffer and bioreactor field day on Thursday, August 9th from 9:00-11:30 near the Okoboji View Golf Course, near Spirit Lake. The...
Event will share information using cover crops, improving water quality and cost share opportunities AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a cover crop, water quality and cost share field day on August 8 in Roland. The workshop will be held at the Roland...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Natural Resource Conservation Service, will host a saturated buffer and soil health field day on Tuesday, August 7th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Paustian Family Farm, rural Walcott. The event is...
The Conservation Station On the Edge brings conservation methodologies, facts, and support to farmers across Iowa. Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), a hands-on education and outreach program providing farmers throughout Iowa with information and best practices in soil, water, and nutrient...
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar discussing the economic benefits of nitrogen reductions in Iowa through the exploration of the costs of high nitrates and how meeting the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy goals will be beneficial for all Iowans on Wednesday, July 18 at 12:00 p.m...
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Prairie Rivers of Iowa, will host a field day on Tuesday, July 17 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL), located at 1928 240th St. in Boone. This field day, sponsored by Prairie Rivers of Iowa, Iowa Learning Farms, Iowa Corn...
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar about how to leave a conservation legacy by writing conservation into farm leases and how to incorporate cover crops on acres with manure application on Wednesday, June 20 at 12:00 p.m. Sara Berges, project coordinator with the Allamakee Soil...
AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with Marshall County Farm Bureau, will host a cover crop and conservation leases workshop for women landowners on Thursday, June 7 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Fisher Community Center in Marshalltown. Women and men are encouraged to attend this free event...
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar about how cover crops can be incorporated into a farm lease arrangement on Wednesday, May 16 at 12:00 p.m. Cover crops are an important tool to help reduce soil erosion and nutrient losses while also improving soil health. On rented...

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