Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms

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Iowa Learning Farms, in cooperation with farmer partner Tim Smith and the Soil Health Partnership, will host a cover crop field day Thursday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

By: Liz Juchems

Cereal rye cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation have little to no negative effect on yield and actually increased soybean yields in seven site-years and corn yield in two-sites years, according to an eight-year study conducted by the Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa.

By: Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms created a publication series with talking points and relevant research findings about a variety of conservation practices to assist landowner and tenant discussions.

By: Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Borlaug Learning Center. The workshop is free, open to the public and includes a complimentary lunch.

By: Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop workshop on Thursday, Feb. 23, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Central City American Legion Post 421. The workshop is free, open to the public and includes a complimentary lunch.

By: Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Marion County Extension Office.

By: Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop workshop Wednesday, March 8, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Dordt College.

By: Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop workshop Thursday, March 9, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church. The workshop is free, open to the public and includes a complimentary lunch.

By: Liz Juchems

According to the newly released Iowa Learning Farms 2016 Field Day Evaluation Report, the number of Iowa cover crop acres grew by approximately 32 percent to 623,700 acres.

By: Jacqueline Comito and Liz Juchems

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Union County Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a cover crop field day Wednesday, March 29, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Nick and Andrea Lacina’s farm, rural Afton.

By: Liz Juchems

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