Articles related to Environment

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 12:27

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management field day on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 4 – 6 p.m. on the John and Brian Weber farm, rural Clutier.

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 15:49

The next regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. This month’s presenters are Rosalyn Lehman with Iowa Rivers Revival and Nate Hoogeveen with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 08:48

Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 09:28

Educating the next generation of farmers is a goal of Iowa State University’s Integrated Pest Management program.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 09:22

Growing switchgrass and miscanthus for bioenergy production and bioproduct markets research will be featured at the Bioenergy Field Tour on Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Cooper Creek Watershed Project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 5-6:30 p.m., at Moore Angus Farms, rural Melrose. The field day will focus on grazing and grassland management

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 14:18

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a field day Sept. 10 at the Arliss Nielsen farm, rural Woolstock. The field day will focus on drainage water management and cover crops.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:51

People with an interest in learning more about alternative energy systems for home, farm or business have an opportunity to hear firsthand about successful solar energy projects in Iowa.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:46

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Walnut Creek Watershed Project, will host a field day Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the pond on Jim Bourn’s farm, north of Red Oak.