The more prominent use of cover crops and frequently asked producer questions prompted a group of Iowa State researchers to create a publication with answers.
Ann Staudt, assistant manager of the Iowa Learning Farms, will discuss ILF’s recent research that analyzes the relationship between earthworm populations, cover crops and overall soil health during the ILF monthly webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m.
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.
On-Farm workshop will cover unique management techniques of calving in hoop barns. ISU Extension and Outreach and local farmer will share experiences and research related to hoop barn calving.
Professional development opportunities for local foods coordinators will be developed and delivered with funds from a USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant.
Iowans have four opportunities in May to learn how mindful eating and behavior contribute to a healthy lifestyle. A faculty member and a clinician from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University will be sharing current research during free workshops in Waterloo, Le Mars, Atlantic and Iowa City.
ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will lead demonstrations and discussions during the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm annual spring field day June 22.
A multidisciplinary team of scientists at Iowa State University has completed two years of a long-term field study to better understand the impacts of cover crops on nutrient loss with surface runoff.
Iowa State University’s Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm will present a variety of agricultural topics at a field day Aug. 17.