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Virtual Field Day Archive

Archived Virtual Field Days

March 10, 2022: Creating Peace of Mind with Flood Mitigation in the Bee Branch Watershed

February 24, 2022: A Vision For Change: Farmer's Perspectives on Diversifying Iowa's Landscape

February 3, 2022: Redefining the Field Edge to Improve Profitability, Wildlife Habitat and Water Quality

January 13, 2022: Road Detention Structures: Adapting Current Infrastructure for Flood Resiliency and Nutrient Reduction

December 16, 2021: Cover Crop Dos and Don’ts - Lessons Learned About Cover Crops, Corn Growth, Diseases and Pests

October 21, 2021: Increasing Water Quality Enhancement Wetlands and Oxbows

September 23, 2021: What's the Buzz? Exploring the Impact of Prairie Strips and Pollinators

June 17, 2021: Improving Bioreactor Design and Performance

April 15, 2021: Conservation Learning Labs - Exploring the Impact of Cover Crops on Water Quality

March 18, 2021: Improving Water Quality Through Stream Stabilization in the East and West Nishnabotna Watersheds

March 4, 2021: Water Quality and Quantity Improvements in the Clear Creek Watershed

February 18, 2021: C-CHANGE - Utilizing Perennial Biomass and Prairie For Renewable Natural Gas

February 4, 2021: Improving Water Quality and Quantity in the Karst Topography of the Upper Iowa Watershed

January 21, 2021: Returning Oxbows to Iowa's Landscape

January 14, 2021: Miscanthus: what is the value for Iowa farmers?

December 10, 2020: Wetlands Key to Middle Cedar Watershed and State Goals

November 24, 2020: Making Cover Crops and Strip-Till Work in the Des Moines Lobe

November 5, 2020: Exploring Impacts of Cover Crops, Tillage and N-Inhibitors on Crop Performance and Water Quality

October 29, 2020: Touring Iowa's Forests

October 20, 2020: Incorporating Sorghum into the Iowa Crop Rotation

October 15, 2020: Mitigating Flooding and Improving Water Quality in the Upper Wapsipinicon Watershed

September 24, 2020: Manure Application Considerations During Dry Soil Conditions

September 10, 2020: Redefining the Field Edge

August 25, 2020: Utilizing No-till as a Moisture Management Tool

August 6, 2020: Increasing Wetland Opportunities with Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

July 23, 2020: Urban Stream and Riparian Conservation Management
Daley Park Before and After
Urban Best Management Practices
Urban Ecosystems

July 9, 2020: Prairie Strips: Small Footprint, Big Impact

June 25, 2020: Farmer Partners Share Experiences as part of 10 Year Cover Crop Project

June 18, 2020: Digging Into Soil Health

June 11, 2020: Exploring Bear Creek Saturated Buffer
Summary of Bear Creek
Establishing and Managing Pollinator Habitat on Saturated Riparian Buffers
Questions and Answers about Saturated Buffers for the Midwest
Reconnecting Tile Drainage to Riparian Buffer Hydrology for Enhanced Nitrate Removal

May 28, 2020: Celebrating Iowa's Wetlands Virtual Field Day

May 14, 2020: Riparian Forest and Wildlife Virtual Field Day
Site Information and Additional Resources
Video - Onion Creek Riparian Forest Visit

April 24, 2020: Virtual Field Day - Farming for the Future with Wade Dooley
About Wade Dooley
Video - In the Field with Wade Dooley

April 16, 2020: Managing Cereal Rye Ahead of Corn