Articles related to Environment

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:44

Iowa Learning Farms has released a Field Day Toolkit, a new guide on how to hold an effective field day from planning to evaluation.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:30

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Woodbury County NRCS and ISU Extension and Outreach will host a cover crop field day on Tuesday, July 12, from 4:30–7 p.m. at John Wilcox Farm near Correctionville.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 12:49

Funds are available to farmers to offset the cost of implementing certain nutrient reduction practices – cover crops, no-till or strip till or using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fertilizer.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 09:18

The cover crop and soil health field day Thursday, June 16 will be held at the Timber Frame Lodge off the Lake Macbride Trail, in Solon. The field day is hosted by Iowa Learning Farms in partnership with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa Soybean Association.

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 08:44

Adam Janke joined ISU Extension and Outreach as the extension wildlife specialist May 1. He also is an assistant professor in the Natural Resources Ecology and Management department.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 09:24

The design, installation and maintenance of drainage systems is the focus of the Iowa Drainage School Aug. 23-25 at the Borlaug Learning Center on the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua, Iowa.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 09:09

Iowa Learning Farms June 15 webinar features Angie Carter, an environmental sociologist and an eighth generation Iowan. She studies the intersections of social change, community and the environment.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 08:19

Emerald ash borer has been positively identified from a tree in central rural Louisa County. This exotic pest kills several species of ash and is considered one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America. Iowa now has 32 counties with confirmed infestations.  

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:08

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Tama County NRCS, will host a pasture walk on Tuesday, June 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the Eric Werner farm southeast of Vining.