ILF Webinar

Wednesday, August 20
11:30 a.m.

Cover Crops and Vegetable Production
Ajay Nair
Associate Professor, ISU Horticulture Department


ISU Extension and Outreach events
at the Field Extension Education Lab (FEEL)

1928 240th St, Boone, IA 50036

August 19: Late Season Management Clinic
August 20: Late Season Disease Workshop

See for more information about FEEL and to register for summer events in mid-May.


Other Events

July 28: USDA NRCS Wetland Compliance Listening Session
Ankeny, Iowa
Read the press release for details


July 29: Johnson County Women, Land & Legacy Leasing event
3-6 p.m.
JCS Family Farms
4670 Taft Ave SE, Iowa City

Three speakers will share diverse practical advice for women involved in lease agreements for their land. RSVP’s appreciated. More information and pre-registration on the web at or by phone, 319-337-2322 x3 (ask for Wren Almitra). This event is supported by the Johnson Co. Soil and Water Conservation District, NRCS, and FSA. Free and open to all.

Three speakers include:

  • Kristen Schulte, Farm and Ag Business Management Specialist with Iowa State Extension. Kristen will focus on ISU Cash Rental Rate Survey results, Calculating a Cash Rental Rate, Flexible Leases, lease termination and highlighting the local farmland leasing meetings and topics.
  • Ed Cox with the Drake Agriculture Law Center will discuss leases that encourage conservation practices and stewardship, as well as providing mandatory clauses to ensure certain practices are used or maintained. Talk will include: Tenure Security & Reimbursement for Improvements, Cost-sharing, Risk-sharing, Communication, and Mandatory Conservation Provisions & Thresholds.
  • Cathy Sladek, local farmer with JCS Family Farms, will share her experience with leases and provide templates of a variety of lease agreements her family has used.


National Strip-Tillage Conference
July 30-31

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Visit the website for more information and registration form


Aug. 26-28
Farm Progress Show, Boone


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