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Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 11:32

The inaugural Iowa soil health conference, “Strategies for Building Healthy Soils,” will be Feb. 2-3, 2016 at the Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 15:09

Even though the weather has been unseasonably mild, winter is in the air and snow is inevitable. Rural landowners can be better prepared to deal with drifting snow if they erect snow fences, according to Greg Brenneman, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 08:54

Jacklyn Gautsch, natural resources biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will discuss Iowa DNR’s Wetland Monitoring Program during the monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 16:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 6 -8:30 p.m. at the Morse Community Club in Iowa City.  The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 16:09

The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 08:17

Brian Gelder will discuss updates to the Iowa Daily Erosion Project to Version 2 as it expands to cover Minnesota and Kansas.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 09:24

Due to increased interest in farmland drainage in the past year, ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a workshop that covers many aspects essential to designing and planning new drainage systems or retrofitting existing systems.

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:14

The Soil Health Partnership, along with the Iowa Learning Farms and Bremer County farmer partner Mark Mueller, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Borlaug Learning Center.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:29

Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop field day on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Sam and Julie Spellman farm, rural Woodward. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.