News & Events

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...

November 6, 2013

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crops field day at the Fred Abels’ farm near Holland, on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 12-3 p.m. The event will focus on...

November 1, 2013

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crops field day on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 12-3 p.m. at the Stanton Fire Station.  The event is free and the...

November 1, 2013

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crops field day at the Don Elsbernd farm near Postville, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The event is...

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