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Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises (C-CHANGE), will host a workshop on Tuesday, February 15 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. regarding the opportunities and challenges of incorporating perennial vegetation on farms. We welcome...
The Conservation Learning Group (CLG), a think tank based at Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach and dedicated to addressing conservation and environmental challenges, has opened nominations for the New Voices in Water Quality in Iowa awards program. The New Voices awards will be...
Ames, Iowa – The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Feb. 2 at noon CST will feature Chris Morris, graduate research assistant, Iowa State University. Morris spent 15 years as a conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) before enrolling in...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Jan. 26 at noon CST will feature Adam Janke, extension wildlife specialist, Iowa State University (ISU), and Kaycie Waters, natural resources program specialist, Iowa State University. Janke is a trained wildlife biologist who is...
2022 Water Resources Summer Internship Program Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Iowa State University Position Description: Have an interest in the environment, conservation, and agriculture, particularly water and soil quality?  We are seeking...
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Conservation Learning Group, will present a virtual field day on Thursday, February 3 at 1 p.m. CST. Join us for a live conversation with Dr. Adam Janke, extension wildlife...
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises (C-CHANGE), will host a workshop on Tuesday, February 1 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. regarding the opportunities and challenges of incorporating perennial vegetation on farms. We welcome...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Jan. 19 at noon CST will feature Amy Toth, professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Iowa State University. Toth is an integrative biologist studying the fundamental and applied aspects of the biology of...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Jan. 12 at noon CST will feature Matt Helmers, professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at ISU and director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center. Helmers leads research on the impact of agricultural...
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Heartland Cooperative, Agricultural Drainage Management Coalition and Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership Project is hosting a farmer and landowner workshop on Tuesday, January 25 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Jordans Grove Farms LLC near Marion to discuss...
AMES, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Upper Iowa River Watershed Management Authority, Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group will present a virtual cover crop field day on Thursday, January 13 at 1 p.m. CST. Join us for a live conversation with Matt...
AMES, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Heartland Cooperative, and Agricultural Drainage Management Coalition, is hosting a farmer and landowner workshop on Wednesday, January 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Tron Scott’s farm near Slater to discuss bioreactor and saturated buffer edge-of-...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Jan. 5 at noon CST will feature Kevin Erb, director, Conservation Professional Training Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension. Erb has more than 29 years of experience working with for-hire manure applicators...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Dec. 15 at noon CST will feature Tom Richard, professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Penn State University. Richard who is also director of Penn State’s Institutes for Energy and the Environment, will draw on his...
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group will present a virtual cover crop field day on Thursday, December 16 at 1 p.m. CST. Join us for a live conversation with Dr. Alison Robertson, professor and extension field pathologist in...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Dec. 8 at noon CST will feature Adam Janke, extension wildlife specialist and assistant professor, Iowa State University, and Kay Stefanik, assistant director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center housed at Iowa State University. The...
Ames, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach conservation and water quality education program, will host “Coffee and Conservation,” Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield. The in-person event will provide...
Ames, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach conservation and water quality education program, will host “Conservation On Tap,” Thursday, Dec. 9, from 6-7 p.m. at Drink Me Brewing in Sibley, Iowa. The in-person event will provide local farmers and...
Ames, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach conservation and water quality education program, will host “Coffee and Conservation,” Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Waverly City Hall in Waverly, Iowa. The in-person event will provide...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Dec. 1 at noon CST will feature Dr. Laura Witzling, assistant professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University. Witzling conducts environmental communication research with an emphasis on...
Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach conservation and water quality education program, announced details for its new series of in-person social outreach events aimed at engaging farmers in informal conversations about conservation topics that may be on...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Nov. 24 at noon CST will feature Jacqueline Comito, anthropologist and ILF director at Iowa State University. Comito will explore what science says about how revising our stories and hope can impact environmental attitudes and...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Nov. 17 at noon CST will feature Sotirios Archontoulis, associate professor of integrated cropping systems at Iowa State University. Archontoulis conducts research to identify practices that increase both crop productivity and...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Nov. 10 at noon CST will feature William (Bill) F. Hunt, William Neal Reynolds professor and extension specialist, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University. Hunt is an extension specialist, researcher,...
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, Iowa Geological Survey and Partners of Scott County Watersheds will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, November 17 from 12:00-2:00 pm at Mike Paustian’s farm near Walcott. The event is free...

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