Liz Juchems
Iowa Learning Farms

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Everyone lives in a watershed and has a relationship with the watershed. Learn more about Iowa water quality issues, how watersheds function and the human relationship with them May 4 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Story County office.

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host several cover crop workshops across Iowa in November.

Iowa Learning Farms is hosting four cover crop field days this September. Each event will have a different aspect of this conservation farming practice.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a strip-tillage and cover crop field day on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Dean Stromer farm near Klemme from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with topics including the use of strip-tillage and cover crops as conservation farming techniques.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon focusing on pasture improvement on Thursday, July 31.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a "Nutrient Reduction Strategies" field day at the LICA farm near Melbourne on Wednesday, June 25. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a "Benefits of Strip-Tillage" field day near Primghar on June 23. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Roverud Family Partnership Farm, Elkader, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19. The field day will focus on using prairie strips integrated with row crops for reductions in nutrient and sediment runoff. The event is free-of-charge, open to the public, and a meal will be provided.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a “Strip-till and Cover Crops for Nutrient Management” field day on Tuesday, June 17 at the Mark Thompson farm near Badger, Iowa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a “Cover Crops for Forage and Grazing” field day at the farm of Randy Seinknecht in Gladbrook, Iowa, on June 5. The event is free of charge and open to the public.