Month: June 2015

June 17, 2015

Upcoming Events: June 18

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the STRIPS project and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host a field day at 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 18 at the Dick and Diana Sloan farm, rural Rowley. The STRIPS project, Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips, is at Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge, Prairie City. The project

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June 16, 2015

Video: Farmers – not lawyers – are the solution.

Farmers are doing their part to protect Iowa’s land and water resources, but some are standing in the way of progress. Unfairly placing blame on agriculture does nothing to improve Iowa’s water quality. Farmers – not lawyers – are the solution. Join our effort! IPCW from Iowa Partnership for Clean Water on Vimeo.

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June 10, 2015

Upcoming Events: July 20

The Economics of Cover Crops Webinar | July 20, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Practical Farmer is excited to host a webinar for the National Wildlife Federation to share early results from projects they funded starting in 2013 focused on the specific topic areas of wildlife and economics/agronomy.  Join in live or watch the

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June 5, 2015

Upcoming Events: June 15-18

Martens Farm Field Day | June 15 | 2-5 p.m.  Learn strategies to protect water quality at Martens farm field day near Winterset. The Martens are in their fourth year using a nitrate removal wetland, and invite farmers and the public to learn more about how it works at a Practical Farmers of Iowa field day

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