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Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed Project and Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crop and soil health field day Wednesday, September 7th. The 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. field day near Keota is free and open to the public....
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with the STRIPS project, will host a field day on Tuesday, September 6th. The 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. field day near Dike is free and open to the public. It will include with a complimentary meal. The field day will highlight the installation of a...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in cooperation with farmer partner Tim Smith and the Soil Health Partnership, will host a cover crop field day Thursday, August 25th. The 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. field day near Eagle Grove is free and open to the public. It includes a complimentary lunch. The field...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a cover crop field day Wednesday, August 24th. The 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. field day near Newell is free and open to the public. It includes coffee at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude with a complimentary lunch....
Lisa Schulte-Moore
AMES, Iowa–A virtual watershed game that allows users to experiment with different land management scenarios is the topic of the Iowa Learning Farms’ August webinar on Wednesday, August 17 at 1 p.m. Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore will discuss the People in Ecosystems/Watershed Integration (PEWI)...
Zwiefel Farm Day
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Clean Water Alliance and Dickinson County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a soil health and cover crop field day near Lake Park on Wednesday, August 10. The 5:00-7:30 p.m. event hosted by Jared and Mary Herbert is free and open to...
Nolte Field Day
Ames, Iowa—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 is free and open to the public. It includes a complimentary lunch. Attendees will hear from host farmer Mark...
Meerdink Cover Crops
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Jasper County Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Jasper County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Corn Growers Association, will host a soil health and cover crop field day at the Jasper County Fair on Tuesday, July 19. The...
Iowa Learning Farms Logo
AMES, Iowa — Building A Culture of Conservation is the theme for the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar on Wednesday, July 20th at 1 p.m. Dr. Jacqueline Comito and Ann Staudt will showcase some significant ways that the Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) and Water Rocks! programs have been educating...
Cover Crop Soybean Residue
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO), will host a back to the basics cover crop field day and discuss opportunities to add a cover crop following seed corn on Thursday, July 14, from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Tama Civic...
Field Day Toolkit Book Cover
AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms has released a Field Day Toolkit, a new guide on how to hold an effective field day from planning to evaluation.   “Field days have been at the heart of Iowa Learning Farms since its inception in 2004. We have coordinated over 190 farmer field day/workshops...
Wagner Field Day
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Woodbury County Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO), will host a cover crop field day on Tuesday, July 12, from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at John Wilcox Farm near Correctionville. The...
Meerdink Cover Crops
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa Soybean Association, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Thursday, June 16, from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Timber Frame Lodge off the Lake Macbride Trail, in Solon. The event is free and...
Angela Carter Headshot
AMES, Iowa — The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be Wednesday, June 15 at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker is Angie Carter, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare at Augustana College. Carter is an environmental sociologist and an...
Cattle Grazing
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with Tama County NRCS, will host a pasture walk on Tuesday, June 21, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the Eric Werner farm, rural Vining. The field day will include a visit to a permanent and newly convert pasture and a complimentary supper. As part of the Iowa...
Zwiefel Farm Day
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, June 15, from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Kelly and Irene Tobin’s farm, in rural New Market. The event is free and open to the public, and includes a complimentary meal. Kelly, a Taylor County Soil and Water...
Nolte Field Day
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop and strip-tillage field day on Wednesday, June 8, from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Bob and Linda Lynch’s farm, in rural Gilmore City. The event is free and open to the public, and includes a complimentary meal. Humboldt County Soil and Water...
Caterpillars
AMES, IOWA — The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar for May will be on Wednesday, May 18th at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker is Dr. Steven Bradbury, professor of Environmental Toxicology in the Departments of Natural Resource Ecology and Management and Entomology at Iowa State...
Women standing  in vineyard
AMES, Iowa— The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar for April will be on Wednesday, April 20th at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speakers are Wren Almitra, Women, Land & Legacy Coordinator, and Tanya Meyer-Dideriksen, NRCS Area Easement Specialist.      Women, Land...
Wagner Field Day
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Gere Creek Watershed Project, will host a cover crop field day on Tuesday, April 12, from 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Daryl Ducommun and Ramona and John Nitz farms, in rural Larrabee. The event is free and open to the public, and includes a...
Cover Crop
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa and the Iowa Beef Center, will host a cover crop grazing workshop on Thursday, April 14, from 5:30-8:00p.m. at Henry County Extension Office in Mt. Pleasant. The event is free, open to the public, and includes a...
Hagie Sprayer
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa, Hagie Manufacturing and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, April 13, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. at the ISU Northern Research and Demonstration Farm near...
Cereal Rye in Corn
AMES, Iowa — The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar for March will be on Wednesday, March 16th at 1:00 p.m.  This month’s guest speaker is Liz Juchems, events coordinator with Iowa Learning Farms.  Juchems will discuss a recent case study conducted by the Iowa Cover Crop Working...
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host a cover crop workshop on Thursday, March 3, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. at the Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm near Lewis. The event is free, open to the...
Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host a cover crop workshop on Wednesday, March 2, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. at the Mahaska County Extension Office in Oskaloosa. The event is free, open to the public, and...

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