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Check out our new infographic designed to help guide the first years of perennial vegetation establishment successful!
What to Expect: Establishing Prairie Vegetation on Your Farm

What is anaerobic digestion and how could it potentially work on your farm? Check out a new infographic for more information.
What is anaerobic digestion?


"How resilient are our lands here in the Midwest? What is our ability to retain productivity if we have another long drought or continual flooding? Will people still be farming in Iowa 1,500 years from now? Or even 200 years from now? The decisions we make today about our natural resources will affect agricultural production 50 years from now."

--from the video "The Work of Our Hands"

View the Iowa Learning Farms video The Work of Our Hands (9:45) which discusses the relationship of societies and agriculture, historically and today.
(Note Click the three lines in the top left hand corner of the video for the entire playlist.)

View other Iowa Learning Farms videos on the Videos page of this website.

Cover Crops

Go to the cover crop pages for resources, research results, and videos.