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Webinars

The link to connect to the live ILF webinars:


https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/ilf/


Please note that the opinions of the presenters are not necessarily the views of Iowa Learning Farms.

With the webinar series, ILF is providing a resource for exchange of ideas and information.


 


2016 ILF Webinar Archives


January 21: John Lawrence
A Conversation with Iowa State University Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture

and Life Sciences on the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy

February 17: Kevin Meyer
An Economists Approach to Managing Pollution

March 16: Liz Juchems 
The Economic Value of Cover Crops


April 20: Tanya Meyer-Dideriksen and Wren Almitra 
Women, Land, and Legacy Program


May 18: Steven Bradbury 
Monarch Conservation and Agricultural Productivity

June 15: Angie Carter 
Creating Community in Your Watershed


July 20: Jacqueline Comito and Ann Staudt 
Building a Culture of Conservation 

August 17: Lisa Schulte-Moore
Getting Into Soil and Water with PEWI


September 21: Mike Castellano
How Can We Increase Nitrogen Retention and Soil Health?

October 19: Matt Helmers
Drainage and Water Quality: Common Questions and Misconceptions 


November 16: Ann Staudt
Earthworms and Cover Crops: Unlocking the Secrets in Soil 


2015 ILF Webinar Archives


January 27: Bill Northey
A Conversation with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture

February 18: Joe Sellers
Cover Crops and Grazing

March 18: Dan Andersen
Manure: An old fertilizer in a precision age

April 15: Tim Youngquist
Spreading prairie strips to Iowa farms

(We are sorry that the visuals on this webinar are of low quality.)

May 20: Rebecca Ohrtman and Jamie Benning
Source Water Protection Program 

June 17: Sarah Carlson
Cover crops for Iowa from farmers


July 22: Mahdi Al-Kaisi
Healthy Soil for a Sustainable Agriculture System


August 19: Tom Kaspar
Reaching the full potential of cover crops in Iowa


September16: Richard Cooke and Chad Ingels
Bioreactors


October 21: Rosalyn Lehman and Nate Hoogeveen
Restoring Iowa's Rivers


November 18: Brian Gelder
Daily Erosion Project Version 2

December 16: Jacklyn Gautsch
Iowa DNR's Wetland Monitoring Program



2014 ILF Webinar Archives


January 15: Jacqueline Comito
"A Culture of Conservation" 10 Years of Iowa Learning Farms


February 19: Mark Tomer
A Framework to Facilitate Conservation Planning in Watersheds using Precision GIS Technologies


March 19: Clare Lindahl
Promoting Conservation


April 16: Rick Cruse
Soil Erosion in Iowa - How Much is Really Happening?


May 21: Chris Anderson
Change in Rainfall Volatility


June 18: Dan Jaynes
Saturated Buffers for Nitrate Removal


July 16: Jesse Randall
Riparian Buffers and Windbreaks


August 20: Ajay Nair
Cover Crops and Vegetable Production


September 17: Tom Isenhart
Streambank Erosion


October 15: Bob Hartzler
Weed Management With Cover Crops


November 19: Mary Harris
Pollinators and STRIPs


December 17: Ingrid Anderson
University of Iowa's Biomass Fuel Project


 


2013 ILF Webinar Archives


January: Jacqueline Comito and Jon Wolseth
The State's Role in Water Quality: Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners
and the Agricultural Status Quo
PowerPoint slides from this presentation in PDF format


February: Mark Rasmussen
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture


March: Dan Barker
New Technologies for In-Season Nitrogen Management


April: Andy Larson
Grantsmanship in Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)


May: Tony Toigo and Patti Cale-Finnegan
Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Projects


June: Lois Wright Morton
Linking and Integrating Water Quality Planning for Action
PDF file of June PowerPoint slides


July: Michael Castellano
Soil Organic Matter Balances in Iowa Cropping Systems


August: Jim Gillespie and Shawn Richmond
Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy


September 18: Jaqueline Comito & Ann Staudt
Water Rocks!


September 23: Vince Sitzmann and Clare Lindahl
Soil and Water Conservation District policy and banking changes


October: no webinar


November 20: Jerry Hatfield
Soil Conservation: The Foundation for Efficient Agriculture


December 18: Bill Crumpton
Wetlands as Nutrient Sinks in Agricultural Landscapes

 


 


2012 ILF Webinar Archives


January: Jacqueline Comito
"Steward and Businessman: Farmer Identity in Age of Environmental Uncertainty"

(please excuse the sound quality at the beginning of the session)


February: Chad Hart
"Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA"


March: David Laird
"Biochar's Contribution to Sustainable Bioenergy Production"


April: Leigh Adcock
Women Caring for the Land


May: Matt Helmers
STRIPs at Neal Smith


June: Ken Moore
Sustainable Cropping Systems for Harvesting Corn Stover for Biomass


July: Nathan Anderson
Visioning Long-Term Sustainability: A Farmer's Perspective


August: Bill Northey
Interview with Iowa Agriculture Secretary at Iowa State Fair


September: Matt Liebman
Keys to Agricultural Sustainability and Resilience: A Scientist's Perspective


October: J. Arbuckle
Farmer Perspectives on Climate Change and Agriculture


November: Amy Kaleita

Advances in Precision Agriculture


December: Keegan Kult
Iowa Soybean Association Bioreactor Results


 


2011 ILF Webinar Archives


January: Jacqueline Comito
"A Culture of Conservation"


February: Christopher Anderson
"Will the rain ever stop?"


March: Jeremy Singer
Managing Cover Crops


April: Matt Helmers
Nitrogen Management and Water Quality


May: Laura Christianson
Bioreactors: Benefits and Challenges


June: Michelle Soupir
Fate and Transport of Pathogens From Agricultural Landscapes


July: Emily Heaton
Giant Miscanthus and Other Perennial Energy Crops


August: Rick Cruse
Losing Ground


September: Ed Cox
Sustainable Farm Leases


October: Mark Hanna
Farm Energy Efficiency


November: Wayne Petersen
Urban Conservation


December: Ryan Harr
Patch-burn Grazin