Announcements

Interseeding Cover Crop Field Day August 3rd

An Interseeding Cover Crop Research Field Day will be held on Tuesday, August 3rd from 10:00 am to noon at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm starting in the Borlaug Learning Center, 3327 290th Street, Nashua, IA. This field day includes lunch, sponsored by Iowa Corn Growers Association. The field day will focus on interseeding cover crops, soil health, and manure application timing. Learn more here.
 

Manure Monday

 

Iowa Drainage School August 24 – 26, 2021

Iowa Drainage School teaches stakeholders in sub-surface tile drainage concepts, planning and laying out tile drainage systems including surveying a profile, laying out the system, calculating tile line sizes and spacing using actual field data, making connections, and setting up drainage control structures, and fixing common drainage system issues. The three-day school includes hands-on activities, problem solving, team drainage design project, and tile installation demonstrations to help participants learn different drainage concepts. The school will be held at the Borlaug Learning Center at Nashua, Iowa. More details including registration fees, agenda, lodging, and directions is available at www.aep.iastate.edu/ids/

Manure Applicator Certification Training Online

For manure applicators renewing or getting you initial certification, due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, please call your local county extension office to schedule time to watch the Manure Applicator Certification Program.
If you don’t want to wait, please use the DNR Manure Applicator Certification E-Learning site: https://elearning-dnr.iowa.gov to renew your certification or to get your initial certification.
To take the education course online, applicators will need to register for an IowaID. This can be done by clicking on the E-Learning link above and following the prompts. Applicators can pay certification fees online or mail them to the DNR at Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Manure Applicator Certification, 502 E 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50319-0034.

Newsletter

field with basinIn this month's news update:

  • Interseeding Cover Crops Field Day Planned for August 3rd
  • Swine Building Maintenance Workshops Scheduled for August 2021
  • Iowa Drainage School
  • Events

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