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  Ames, Iowa— The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, to be held Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture (LCSA) director Mark Rasmussen. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect. The series is usually held...
AMES, IOWA— The Iowa Learning Farms is continuing its monthly webinar series again in 2013. This is the third year of webinars that offer another avenue of learning. They are held on the third Wednesday of each month, beginning at 11:30 a.m. through Adobe Connect. All that is needed is a computer...
  AMES, IOWA —There are 446 impaired water bodies in Iowa listed on the 303(d) impaired waters list, named after section 303(d) of the federal Clean Water Act. A water body gets on this list when it failsto meet water quality standards, meaning these waters are unfit for their designated...
  Ames, Iowa— The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, to be held Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) watershed management specialist Keegan Kult. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect. The series is usually held...
AMES, Iowa — How can cover crops, strip-tillage, tile drainage systems, small grains and woodchip bioreactors benefit the soil and enhance production in corn and soybean systems? Come find out at Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2013 annual conference, “Soil and Soul,” taking place Jan. 10-12 at the...
  Iowa Learning Farms will host a workshop “Planning for Spring Cover Crop Management” on Friday, Dec. 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Mutchler Community Center, 900 E North Street, Bloomfield. The workshop is free and includes a complimentary lunch. The public is...
Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) program manager Jacqueline Comito and ILF team member Ann Staudt were recognized at the Technology Association of Iowa’s (TAI) fifth annual Iowa Women of Innovation awards ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 15. TAI’s chosen honorees work in the areas of science, technology,...
  Ames, Iowa— The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, to be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Iowa State University associate professor of agriculture and biosystems engineering Amy Kaleita. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect. The...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will co-host a field day at the Art Behrens farm near Carroll, Iowa, on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The event is free and includes a complimentary lunch. The public is invited...
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will co-host a field day at the Mike Henning farm near Winterset, Iowa, on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event is free and includes a complimentary lunch. The public is...
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will co-host a field day at the McGrew farm near Emerson, Iowa, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and includes a complimentary lunch. The public is invited to...
  Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will co-host a field day at the Pete Crew farm near Webb, Iowa, on Friday, Oct. 26, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The event is free and includes a complimentary lunch. The public is invited to...
  Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host a strip-tillage field day at the Robert Lynch farm near Gilmore City on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. With today’s high fuel prices, cash rents and land costs, there has never been a better time to explore reduced tillage options. Attend...
  Ames, Iowa— The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Iowa State University assistant professor of sociology J. Gordon Arbuckle. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month, through...
  The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Iowa State University agronomy professor Matt Liebman. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month, through Adobe Connect. All that is...
  Ames, Iowa— Badger Creek Watershed is one of the oldest publicly owned lakes in Iowa. A picnic and wetland tour to celebrate the lake will be held on Saturday, July 14, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Ron and Jenny McBroom barn. The celebration is open to the public and includes a tour of the...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon, beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. The field day will include a pasture walk at Triple C Farms and will focus on pasture improvement.   Triple C Farms co-owner Todd Coffelt is also Iowa Department of Agriculture and...
  Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) are hosting a tour of Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) wetlands in Story County on Tuesday, July 10, beginning at 10:00 a.m.   The tour is free and is limited to 40 pre...
  Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) are hosting a tour of Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) wetlands in Dickinson County on Thursday, July 12, beginning at 1:30 p.m.   The tour is free and is limited to 40...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Kellerton beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 23. The field day will focus the benefits of patch-burn grazing and the multi-state Restoration Ecology in Working Landscapes project. The field day will feature Jim Miller, associate...
Ames, Iowa— The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) June webinar, to be held Wednesday, June 20 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Ken Moore, Iowa State University (ISU) Distinguished Professor of Agronomy. The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month through Adobe...
AMES, IOWA —A provocative and engaging film, "Out to the Lakes" recently earned accolades from the Iowa Motion Picture Association. The film received Awards of Achievement in the documentary and educational production categories and an Award of Excellence in music. The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF)...
AMES, IOWA— Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), AgVantage FS and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a field day at the AgVantage FS test plot located west of Sumner, Iowa, on Wednesday, June 27, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The field day will focus on in-season urea nitrogen fertilizer...
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Dana Norby farm near Osage, Iowa, on Thursday, June 21, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The field day will focus on no-till and strip-till conservation farming for optimum results. Dana Norby farms with his brothers Randy and Steve. They started...
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Mark Mueller farm near Waverly, Iowa, on Thursday, June 14, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and crop residue management for optimum results. Bremer County farmer Mark Mueller began using...

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