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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...
AMES, IOWA -- Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a series of cover crop management field days at the five Iowa State University (ISU) Research and Demonstration Farms across the state between March 28 and April 5, 2012. The field days will feature winter-hardy cereal rye...
AMES, IOWA --Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-sponsor a cover crop field day at the Joe Kriegel farm near Malcom, Iowa, on Tuesday, March 27, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The field day will begin with a cover crop management discussion followed by a complimentary lunch catered...
Ames, Iowa--The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) March webinar, to be held Wednesday, March 21 at 11:30 a.m., will feature David Laird, an agronomy professor at Iowa State University. The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month through Adobe Connect. All that...
Ames, Iowa--The Iowa Learning Farms' (ILF) February webinar, to be held Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. will feature Chad Hart, an economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month through Adobe...
AMES, Iowa – A statewide program designed to build a "Culture of Conservation" in Iowa will be working closely with the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture over the next three years.  The Leopold Center has strengthened its partnership with the Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), beginning in...
Ames, Iowa--Iowa Learning Farms is again hosting a series of webinars on the third Wednesday of each month in 2012, a continuation in the series from 2011. The webinars will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will run approximately 45 minutes. Please note that this is a new time from the 2011 webinars. They...
Ames, Iowa--The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) December webinar, to be held Wednesday, Dec. 14 at Noon, will feature Ryan Harr, who will discuss patch-burn grazing as part of the multi-state Restoration Ecology in Working Landscapes project. The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, usually held...
The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) November webinar, to be held Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Noon, will feature Wayne Petersen, urban conservationist with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS). The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month...
Ames, Iowa -- Iowa Learning Farms is pleased to announce the publication of Water Quality Matters To Us All, a new book that provides insight into the attitudes and practices of agencies and stakeholders involved in protecting Iowas water quality. Perhaps one of the greatest environmental...
AMES, IOWA--Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa Learning Farms will co-sponsor a field day at Gustafson Farms near Boone on Thursday, October 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the field day, participants will see an aerial seeding demonstration, talk to the pilot and check out recently planted plots of...
Ames, Iowa--The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) October webinar, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Noon, will feature Mark Hanna, who will present "ISU Farm Energy: Energy Conservation and Efficiency." The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month. The webinars...
Ames, Iowa--Manure application season is approaching in Iowa. With that comes the need to review or develop a nutrient management plan that includes manure sampling for nutrient analysis along with appropriate application methods. With a manure management plan, manure nutrients can be used for...
Ames, Iowa--Is there a water quality problem in Iowa? This question is posed to Iowans in the latest video produced by Iowa Learning Farms. "Out to the Lakes" is a provocative and engaging film that encourages viewers to think about water quality and their personal relationship with their local...
Ames, Iowa--Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-sponsor a cover crops open house field day with Lyon and Sioux Counties Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist Joel DeJong and farmer Floyd Jansma on Friday, September 30,...

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