Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Soil Health Partnership, Iowa Corn, Iowa Soybean Association, Adams County Farm Bureau and Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crops, grazing cover crops and soil health field day Tuesday, July 9th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ray and Elaine Gaesser’s Farm near Corning.
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms, will host a conservation practice showcase field day on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the ISU Uthe Farm near Madrid. The event is free, open to families and includes a complimentary meal. More information at: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/madrid-field-day-showcase-conservation-practices.
Dr. Benjamin Turner, Texas A & M University-Kingsville.
Lecture will highlight research, grounded in systems thinking, aimed at better understanding the dynamics underpinning contemporary soil and water conservation challenges.
More details at systemsthinking-lecture-poster-191001_002.pdf
Iowa Nutrient Research Center Director Matt Helmers will discuss the center and some of the impacts from the research projects it has funded, as well as current activities, during a webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 12 p.m. hosted by Iowa Learning Farms. The webinar will be recorded and archived on the ILF website for watching at any time at https://www.iowalearningfarms.org/page/webinars.
Iowa Nutrient Research Center – Advisory Council Teleconference
March 24, 2020, 11:30 am-1:00 pm
The meeting will be conducted via Zoom teleconference only (no in-person meeting), at: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/900433736;
Or, go to https://iastate.zoom.us/join and enter meeting ID: 900 433 736;
Or join from dial-in phone line: Dial: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833, Meeting ID: 900 433 736
Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 29 at noon, about the work that is being done in Iowa to reduce losses of agricultural nitrogen and phosphorus, as well as the progress that has been made. Presenter Laurie Nowatzke, Measurement Coordinator for the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy at Iowa State University, will present findings from the forthcoming Annual Progress Report of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.