This video is a combined presentation by Mike Castellano, an Iowa State assistant professor of agronomy, and Matt Helmers, an Iowa State agricultural and biosystems engineering professor. Castellano presents information on the soil nitrogen cycle. Helmers discusses drainage and nitrate loss.
Iowa Nutrient Research Center Assistant Director Kay Stefanik discusses the center, its current activities and accomplishments, and some of the impacts from the research projects it has funded, during a January 15, 2020, webinar hosted by Iowa Learning Farms.
INRC Director Matt Helmers narrates a short video demonstrating nutrient-reduction processes for a saturated riparian buffer and a bioreactor for an Iowa Learning Farms Conservation Station On The Edge Demonstration.
This short video introduces the Iowa Water Quality Research Map, its features and how it works.
Narrated by INRC Assistant Director Kay Stefanik.
Learn more about nitrate removal in a saturated riparian buffer from Dr. Tom Isenhart, a professor in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University, one of the developers of this emerging conservation technology.
Dr. William Crumpton explores a Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program wetland and discusses the role they play in nutrient reduction. A conversation with INRC Director Matt Helmers, for a Conservation Learning Lab project led by the Iowa Learning Farms. More.
This webinar, which aired May 25, 2021, kicks off the series “Profiles in the Wonders of Iowa’s Wetlands” created by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Presenters Kay Stefanik, INRC Assistant Director, and Adam Janke, wildlife specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and an assistant professor of natural resource ecology and management. They introduce the series and review types of wetlands found in Iowa, their functions and ecology, and the beneficial goods and services they can provide.