Wednesday, September 16 - 9:00 a.m.
Midwest Ag Drainage Water Management Series
Upcoming ILF Field Days
Sept. 2, “Conservation at Work” field day
Smeltzer Learning Farm, Highway P59, south of Otho
Learn about cover crops, bioreactors, saturated buffers, wetlands and drones. See a cover crop fly-on! The Smeltzer Learning Farm has many conservation demonstrations to see. Come at 4 p.m. or stay after the program for a tour if you like.
Sept. 3, Walnut Creek Watershed Project field day
Jim Bourn pond
1205 Highway 48, near Eberts Corner, Red Oak
Hear how cover crops can improve water quality from area farmer Chris Teachout and see a demonstration of the Yield 360 Soilscan, which measures the amount of nitrate ions in the soil.
Sept. 10, Water Quality Improvement field day
Arliss Nielsen farm
3150 Hancock Ave., Woolstock
The field day will focus on water quality through drainage water management and cover crops. Arliss has installed a drainage system on 320 acres of his farm. Other presenters include farmer Tim Smith, Stefan Gailans with Practical Farmers of Iowa, Keegan Kult with Iowa Soybean Association, and the Boone River Watershed Quality Initiative.
Sept. 17, Grazing Management field day
Charles Moore farm
14527 Highway J18, Melrose
Join the Cooper Creek Watershed Project leaders at the field day to learn about grassland management, grazing, cost-share programs for grasslands.
Iowa Learning Farms Menu
- Cover Crops
- News & Events
- Webinars & Podcasts
Conservation Districts of Iowa Annual Conference
Prairie Meadows, Altoona
Farm Progress Show
Visit the website for details
Sept. 16, 5:30 p.m.
Van Buren County Pasture Walk: The Art of Baleage
Roberts Memorial Building
Van Buren County Fairgounds
20497 Highway 1 North, Keosauqua
Read the flyer for registration information and details