Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a cover crop, soil health and conservation leases field day for women landowners on Wednesday, March 28 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at James and Michelle Allen’s farm, rural Diagonal.
Iowa Learning Farms will host a workshop on soil health and grazing on Thursday, March 15 from 6-8 p.m. for those new to farming and developing sustainable business plans.
Winneshiek County farmer Jake Groth will share experiences related to transitioning to no-till and adding cover crops to the management of his family farm during the Nov. 21 field day at the Winneshiek County NRCS office.
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Jasper County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Tuesday, Nov. 7, on the Gordon Wassenaar farm, rural Prairie City.
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with West Branch of the Floyd River Watershed Project, will host a cover crop and soil health field day Wednesday, Sept.13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The field day will be held at Jonathon and Crystal Kiel’s farm, rural Orange City.
An Iowa State University project to forecast and evaluate real-time soil and crop conditions in specific fields will be the subject of a field day Aug. 24 at the Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy Farm near Boone.
A soil health and cover crop field day event will be held at the John and Kristy Boettcher farm: 2208 130th Street, Spirit Lake, 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9.
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Taylor County Soil and Water Conservation District, will hold a two stop pasture walk field day on Thursday, Aug. 3. The 5-8 p.m. field day is hosted by Kurt Rowan and Paul Ackley, rural Bedford. The field day is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.
Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop, saturated buffer, soil health and more field day 6-8:30 p.m Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Lee Tesdell’s farm, rural Slater. The field day is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.
Farmers from the area and other experts will discuss how soil health impacts the business side of farming during the July 12 field day. This event is being held with support and collaboration from Iowa Learning Farms and the Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District.