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April 30, 2021
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April 29, 2021

Annual forages can provide flexibility when managing forage supply, whether filling forage production gaps or serving as a primary forage source. Learn more about annual forages and integrating them into a cropping rotation in a virtual field day set for June 3 beginning at 8:30 a.m., hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 29, 2021

Succeeding with small grain, soybean relay intercropping in Iowa is the topic of an Iowa Learning Farms webinar at noon on Wednesday, May 5. Small grain, soybean relay intercropping is the next step after using small grains for cover crops. Mark Licht, assistant professor in agronomy and cropping systems specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will explain this practice and its benefits.

April 29, 2021

The derecho that swept across Iowa and the Midwest in August of 2020 caused extensive damage to forests and woodlots – but not all of it was negative. Billy Beck, assistant professor and extension forestry specialist at Iowa State University, has put together a series of YouTube videos that explain how woodland owners can recover, and make their forests more resilient than before.

April 29, 2021

Increased screen usage, tighter parameters on safe physical activity, and decreased social connection have made it difficult to make healthy decisions this past year, for both students and the schools they attend. With the opportunity to engage in hands-on modules, practice responsible decision-making, and lead projects to improve the wellness environment, SWITCH is well-positioned to help schools in this time of need.

 

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