News & Events

Dr. Steven Bradbury will discuss research related to monarch conservation in Iowa.  Bradbury is a professor of Environmental Toxicology in the Departments of Natural Resource Ecology and Management and Entomology at Iowa State University.  

Wren Almitra, Women, Land & Legacy Coordinator, and Tanya Meyer-Dideriksen, NRCS Area Easement Specialist, will discuss the Women, Land & Legacy project on April 20 at 1 p.m.

Building A Culture of Conservation is the theme for the July webinar from Iowa Learning Farms. Dr. Jacqueline Comito and Ann Staudt will showcase some significant ways that the Iowa Learning Farms and Water Rocks! programs have been educating Iowans of all ages about water quality and conservation issues over the past year. 

Liz Juchems will discuss the economic value of cover crops on March 16th at 1:00 p.m.  

Kevin Meyer is speaker for Iowa Learning Farms webinar Feb. 17

The Water Rocks! team came home with 15 awards at the 23rd Annual Iowa Motion Picture Association (IMPA) award ceremony, held on March 29 in Burlington, Iowa.

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, will be on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m., and features the new statewide youth campaign “Water Rocks!” Campaign director Jacqueline Comito and science director Ann Staudt will showcase Water Rocks! and its components.

Everyone lives in a watershed. Do you know your watershed? Do you understand the relationship between surface water and the health of our lakes, rivers and streams? Attend an upcoming workshop to learn more about Iowa quality water issues, how watersheds function, and the human relationship with them.

Iowa Learning Farms and farmer partner Mark Thompson will host a strip-tillage and cover crop field day Thursday, July 28. The 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. field day near Badger.

The Iowa Learning Farms and Bremer County farmer partner Mark Mueller, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Borlaug Learning Center at the Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm, near Nashua.