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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...
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Barry Kusel farm near Manning, Iowa, on Wednesday, June 20, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and cover crop management for optimum results. Carroll County farmer Barry Kusel started no-...
Ames, Iowa— Big Creek Lake, located near Polk City, was created in 1972 and this year celebrates its 40th birthday. A celebration of the lake, Big Creek State Park and the wildlife management area, will be held Saturday, June 2 beginning at 10:00 a.m. near the beach. The celebration is open to the...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms along with the Sac Soil and Water Conservation District are hosting a field day on Tuesday, June 5 on the Dean Tiefenthaler farm, rural Breda, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The field day will focus on strip-tillage as a conservation farming practice. The field day includes a...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host an urban field day at the Swiss Valley Nature Center near Dubuque, on Wednesday, May 23, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The event will focus urban soil and water conservation as well as updates on work in the Upper Catfish Creek and the North Fork Maquoketa River...
Ames, Iowa— The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) May webinar, to be held Wednesday, May 16 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Matt Helmers, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach water quality engineer. The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month through Adobe...
Ames, Iowa--The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) April webinar, to be held Wednesday, April 18 at 11:30 a.m., will feature Leigh Adcock, executive director of Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN). The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month through...

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