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Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa, Iowa Cover Crop Working Group and Rapid Creek Watershed Project, will host a cover crop workshop on Tuesday, March 1, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. at The Celebration Farm near Iowa City. 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 Thursday, February 25, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. at Hawkeye Community College. The event is free, open to the public, and includes a complimentary...
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, February 24, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. at the Iowa State University (ISU) Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm.  The event is free...
AMES, Iowa — The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar for February will be Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker is Kevin Meyer, PhD student in the Iowa State University Department of Economics. The presentation will focus on how decisions made by individuals, groups and...
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 Tuesday, February 23, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Ventura Community Center. The event is free, open to the public, and includes a complimentary...
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Ames, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host six cover crop workshops this spring in Cerro Gordo, O’Brien, Black Hawk, Johnson, Mahaska, and Pottawattamie counties. The workshops are free, open to the public, and...
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On Thursday, Jan. 21, Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) begins its sixth year of monthly webinars, kicking 2016 off with Dr. John Lawrence, Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University (ISU) and Director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center and ISU Extension and...
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The next regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 1 p.m. This month’s presenter is Jacklyn Gautsch, Natural Resources Biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  Her presentation will discuss Iowa DNR’s Wetland Monitoring Program that...
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Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management meeting on Wednesday, December 16, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Morse Community Club in Iowa City.  The event is free and open to the...
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The next regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m. This month’s presenter is Brian Gelder, Iowa State University (ISU) Associate Scientist in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department.  His presentation will discuss updates to the Iowa...
AMES, Iowa – The Soil Health Partnership, along with the Iowa Learning Farms and Bremer County farmer partner Mark Mueller, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Borlaug Learning Center at the Iowa State University Northeast Research...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop field day on Tuesday, November 17, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Sam and Julie Spellman farm, rural Woodward.  The event is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.   Dallas County Soil and Water Conservation District...
Multi-species cover crop trial field day to be held near Prairie City on Nov. 12   Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Jasper County Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), will host a multi-species cover crop field day on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Miller Creek Water Quality Improvement Project will host a cover crop field day on Thursday, November 5, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the Louis and Pat Beck farm, rural Buckingham.  The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Badger Creek Lake Watershed Project, the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group and farmer Jeff Koch, will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, November 4, from 10:30a.m.-1:00p.m. at the American Legion Post #403 Veterans Reception Center in Van Meter. ...
Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management field day on Wednesday, October 28, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the John and Brian Weber farm, rural Clutier.  The event...
The next regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. This month’s presenter is Rosalyn Lehman with Iowa Rivers Revival, and Nate Hoogeveen with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.   Lehman and Noogeveen will discuss how river restoration, used in other...
Iowa Learning Farms monthly webinar will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 9 a.m. and will be joining up with the Midwest Ag Drainage Water Management webinar series for this month's installment on bioreactors. This is the third webinar in the Midwest Ag Drainage Water Management series. This webinar...
Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a field day on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Arliss Nielsen farm, rural Woolstock. Also sponsoring the field day are Iowa Soybean Association and the Boone River Watershed Water Quality Initiative.   The field day will...
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Walnut Creek Watershed Project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the pond on Jim Bourn’s farm, north of Red Oak.   The field day will review several ways that farmers and landowners can reduce nitrates entering Iowa’s rivers and...
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Smeltzer Charitable Trust, will host a field day on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the Smeltzer Learning Farm, rural Otho. The field day will focus on “Conservation at Work,” demonstrating conservation farming practices to help reduce soil erosion and...
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Iowa Soybean Association and Story County Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a field day on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Key Co-op, 13585 620th Ave., Roland.   The field day will review several ways that farmers and landowners...
Farmers and landowners are encouraged to attend a nutrient reduction strategy field day at the Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site near Gilmore City on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 5-7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.    This year’s field day celebrates the 25th anniversary for...
The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar for August will be on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker is Tom Kaspar who will present “Reaching the Full Potential of Cover Crops in Iowa.”   Although cover crops have been around a long time, we don’t have much experience on...
Soil Health Partnership and Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Don Elsbernd Farm, rural Postville. The field day will focus on a variety of practices to improve soil health including cover crops and reducing nutrients entering Iowa’s water bodies. Don Elsbernd will...

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