News & Events

March 5, 2014

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 19 at 11:30 a.m. Clare Lindahl, executive director of Conservation Districts of Iowa, will be the guest...

March 4, 2014

Iowa Learning Farms, as part of the Iowa Cover Crops Working Group, will host four cover crop workshops across Iowa in March and April. 

February 6, 2014

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 19 at 11:30 a.m. Mark Tomer, research soil scientist at the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the...

February 5, 2014

A new video, “Cover Crops: Farmer Perspectives” is now available from Iowa Learning Farms. This video features seven Iowa farmers who are using cover crops on their agricultural fields...

January 23, 2014

Iowa Learning Farms began in 2004 when representatives from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources met. They...

January 7, 2014

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, will be on Wednesday, January 15 at 11:30 a.m. This month kicks off the fourth year of ILF webinars as well as the 10th year of the Iowa...

December 18, 2013

Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) has launched a new tool to help calculate and compare the costs of using cover crops including seed, application, and chemical termination. 

December 12, 2013

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar, will be on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 11:30 a.m., and will feature Bill Crumpton, Iowa State University professor in the department of Ecology,...

November 12, 2013

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) monthly webinar will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 11:30 a.m. Jerry Hatfield, laboratory director of the USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and...

November 6, 2013

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crops field day at the Rick Juchems’ farm near Plainfield, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The...

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