ILF Webinar

Wednesday, September 16 - 9:00 a.m.
Midwest Ag Drainage Water Management Series


Upcoming ILF Field Days 

Sept. 2, “Conservation at Work” field day
5-7:30 p.m.
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.

Read the news release for details.


Sept. 3, Walnut Creek Watershed Project field day
5:30-7:30 p.m.
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.

Read the news release for details.


Sept. 10, Water Quality Improvement field day
5:30-7:30 p.m.
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.

Read the news release for details.


Sept. 17, Grazing Management field day
5-7 p.m.
arles 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. 


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