Iowa Learning Farms' May webinar focuses on bioreactors

Ames, Iowa--The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) May webinar, to be held Wednesday, May 18 at Noon, will feature Laura Christianson, who will talk about the benefits and challenges of bioreactors.

The webinar is part of a series, hosted by ILF, held on the third Wednesday of each month. The webinars will be held over the noon hour through Adobe Connect. All that is needed to participate is a computer with Internet access.

Laura Christianson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering department at Iowa State University. Her webinar will discuss the new technology of woodchip bioreactors to reduce the amount of nitrate in drainage water. She will talk about how they work and what they can do for you. She will be able to answer questions from webinar attendees via the Adobe Connect chat box.

To connect to the webinars, go to: object-reference-not-set-instance-object To those new to Adobe Connect, visit the ILF website to download a PDF file with detailed connection instructions. The ILF website homepage contains links for archived webinars from previous months: www.extension.iastate.edu/ilf. Please contact ILF with other topic ideas for future webinar sessions.

Iowa Learning Farms is a partnership between the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University Extension, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Iowa Department of Natural Resources; in cooperation with Conservation Districts of Iowa and the Iowa Farm Bureau.

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