Upcoming Event: Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project Field Day

August 18, 2015

Upcoming Events: Cedar River Watershed Aug. 25 – Oct. 6

Field Day: Selecting Your Best Cover Crop – August 25, 2015 The Benton-Tama Nutrient Reduction Project will host a cover crop field day at Rodgers Park in Vinton from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. The event will answer a variety of questions about how to get started with cover crops. Click here for more information. 
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August 14, 2015

ISU Research and Demonstration Farms late-summer field days begin

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms late-summer field days will cover crop issues heading into harvest. Anyone is welcome to attend Iowa State field days, which take place rain or shine. Field day topics generally cover corn and soybean production, including insect and weed management, soil fertility, tillage systems, water quality, planting dates, crop
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July 16, 2015

Upcoming Events: July 23

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Soybean Association, will host a field day on Thursday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Tom Dykstra farm, rural Eddyville. Linda Shumate, Monroe County watershed coordinator, is working with farmer Tom Dykstra to receive cost-share funding to
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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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