Events Archive

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Nutrient Research Center will host a free half-day workshop on the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy for farmers, landowners, and conservation professionals on June 18th from 9. a.m to 2 p.m. at the East Shelter House, Swan Lake State Park near Carroll, Iowa. 

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 6:00pm

A “Conservation On Tap,” event will be held Thursday, June 13, from 6-7 p.m. at Confluence Brewing Company, 3715 West 190th St., Des Moines. Hosts will include Ted Corrigan, CEO and general manager of the Des Moines Water Works, Matt Helmers, Iowa Nutrient Research Center director, and Liz Ripley, Iowa Learning Farms conservation and cover crop outreach specialist. Staff from Confluence Brewing Co. will also join in the conversation as to why water quality matters for brewing.To ensure adequate space and food, please RSVP by June 10 to 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Nutrient Research Center will host a free half-day workshop on the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy for farmers, landowners, and conservation professionals on June 11th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm near Sutherland, IA.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Spring 2024 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research. Hybrid monthly sessions from 3:10-4:00 p.m. take place online and at 1306 Elings Hall on the Iowa State University campus.
Get them on your calendar: Feb. 14, March 6, April 10, and May 8.

Sessions feature current and former graduate students who are or have been involved with water quality research at Iowa State.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 6:00pm

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Conservation Learning Group, will host “Conservation On Tap,” Tuesday, April 30 from 6-7 p.m. at Alluvial Brewing, 3715 West 190th St., Ames. ISU hosts will include Mark Licht, associate professor and extension cropping systems specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Matt Helmers, Iowa Nutrient Research Center director, and Liz Ripley, ILF conservation and cover crop outreach specialist. To ensure adequate space and food, please RSVP by calling 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 12:00pm

C-CHANGE logoApril 16: C-CHANGE Grass to Gas Webinar
INRC Director Matt Helmers will discuss “Grassland ecosystem impacts: making perennial grass to gas a strategy for regenerative farms,” on Tuesday, April 16,  at noon CDT, for the 2023-2024 Grass to Gas Webinar Series, Innovating a New Future for Anaerobic Digestion.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Spring 2024 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research. Hybrid monthly sessions from 3:10-4:00 p.m. take place online and at 1306 Elings Hall on the Iowa State University campus.
Get them on your calendar: Feb. 14, March 6, April 10, and May 8.

Sessions feature current and former graduate students who are or have been involved with water quality research at Iowa State.

 

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 1:00pm

A virtual field day on relay intercropping will be held online, Thursday, March 7, at 1 p.m., Central Time. Presenters will be Matt Helmers, Iowa Nutrient Research Center Director, Mark Licht, Iowa State University Assistant Professor and Extension Cropping Systems Specialist, Ross Evelsizer, Natural Resource Projects Director with Northeast Iowa RC&D, and Alex Schaffer, Iowa Soybean Association Research Agronomist.

Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group, is hosting the event. 

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Spring 2024 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research. Hybrid monthly sessions from 3:10-4:00 p.m. take place online and at 1306 Elings Hall on the Iowa State University campus.
 

Sessions feature current and former graduate students who are or have been involved with water quality research at Iowa State.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Spring 2024 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research. Hybrid monthly sessions from 3:10-4:00 p.m. take place online and at 1306 Elings Hall on the Iowa State University campus.
Get them on your calendar: Feb. 14, March 6, April 10, and May 8.

Sessions feature current and former graduate students who are or have been involved with water quality research at Iowa State.

Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 1:00pm

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group (CLG), is hosting a free virtual field day on Thursday, February 8 at 1 p.m. CT.

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Fall 2023 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research.
Each session includes a current and former graduate student who has been involved with water quality research at an Iowa university.

NOTE: This seminar takes place in a different room in Elings Hall (3306) than the other events in this series.

Presenter: Zhushan Du, PhD student, Department of Economics

Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 6:00pm

An upcoming “Conservation on Tap,” Thursday, November 30 from 6-7 p.m. at Tellurian Brewing in Charles City will provide local farmers, landowners and urban residents with a chance to discuss and ask questions about conservation practices aimed to improve water quality and soil health, as well as managing risk from weather variability and climate change.

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 - 12:00pm

The Impact of 100 Years of Agricultural Practice Changes on Sediment and Nutrient Loss from One Farm in Osceola County, IA, presented by INRC Director Matt Helmers, Iowa State University professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, will be the subject of the Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Wednesday, November 22, at noon. Get more details or the link to register at Webinars — Iowa Learning Farms

Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

A Conservation on Tap event in Cumming, Iowa, Thursday, Nov. 9, from 6 to 7 p.m., will include conversation with Iowa Nutrient Research Center Director Matt Helmers, and Liz Ripley, Iowa Learning Farms conservation and cover crop outreach specialist, along with Tim Portzen and Mosa Shayan, from Middlebrook Farm, who will share comments on why water quality matters to their operation.

To ensure adequate space and food, RSVP by calling 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu.

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Fall 2023 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research.
Each session includes a current and former graduate student who has been involved with water quality research at an Iowa university.

The series starts Sept. 13, 2022, and continues through Dec. 13, 2023, with two presenters each month.

Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

A “Conservation On Tap” event on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6-7 p.m. at Big Grove Brewery & Taproom in Des Moines, will feature Mark Licht, associate professor and extension cropping systems specialist, and Iowa Nutrient Research Center Director Matt Helmers. The event is being hosted by the Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Des Moines Water Works and Conservation Learning Group. RSVPs to ilf@iastate.edu are requested by Oct. 16 to ensure adequte space and food. 

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Fall 2023 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research.
Each session includes a current and former graduate student who has been involved with water quality research at an Iowa university. 

Presenter: Jingyi Tong - PhD student and graduate research assistant, Department of Economics, majoring in Agricultural Economics

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - 6:00pm

The 2023 Fobes Ronald Lecture in Environmental Conservation, will be presented by Emily S. Bernhardt, PhD. is the James B. Duke Professor of Biogeochemistry and current Chair of the Department of Biology at Duke University, on the topic, "Do Rivers Have Rhythm? Describing the Energetic Regimes of Flowing Waters."

The lecture's co-sponsors are the Iowa State Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government). 

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center's Fall 2023 Seminar Series will Focus on the Future – Students & Their Contributions to Water Quality Research.
Each session includes a current and former graduate student who has been involved with water quality research at an Iowa university. 

Presenter Morgan Davis, assistant professor, School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri

Topic: Greenhouse gas emissions from woodchip bioreactors

Thursday, August 31, 2023 - 6:00pm

Conservation on Tap Event Scheduled for Waukee

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Des Moines Water Works and Conservation Learning Group, will host the second of three “Conservation on Tap” events, Thursday, Aug, 31, from 6-7 p.m. at Kinship Brewing Co. in Waukee. Hosts include Mark Licht, agronomy, and Matt Helmers, Iowa Nutrient Research Center. 

Friday, August 4, 2023 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Nutrient Research Center will host a free half-day workshop on the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy for farmers, landowners, and conservation professionals.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a seminar series highlighting outcomes and impacts from a decade of research. The series starts Sept. 14, 2022, and continues through May 10, 2023. Two presenters each month will discuss INRC-supported projects.

Cover crops and Grazing research will be the focus of the May 10 session presenters: 

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 12:00pm

April 19 presentation by Iowa State University’s Matthew Helmers will share 10 years of water quality and cover crop data across small to large deployments

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 3:10pm

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a seminar series highlighting outcomes and impacts from a decade of research. The series starts Sept. 14, 2022, and continues through May 10, 2023. Two presenters each month will discuss INRC-supported projects.

Communications and social sciences will be the focus of the April 12 session presenters:

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