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Iowa Water Center Announces Available Research Grants

Iowa Water Center Announces Available Research Grants Ames, Iowa – The Iowa Water Center Annual Competitive Grants Competition is open for faculty and graduate students at accredited institutions in the State of Iowa. This year, the Iowa Water Center is offering two funding opportunities: Graduate Student Supplemental Research Competition and a Targeted Seed Grant Research […]

Cover Crop Workshop Series to be Held in February

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises (C-CHANGE), will host cover crop workshops on February 1, 14, 21 and 22 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. each day. We welcome farmers and landowners to attend the free event, which includes a complimentary meal. Cover crops offer many benefits to farmers and landowners, […]

Iowa Learning Farms Webinar: Science-Based Restoration and Management of Functional Floodplain

The Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) conservation webinar taking place Jan. 25 at noon CST will feature Maria Lemke, director of conservation science, The Nature Conservancy, Illinois. Lemke is a freshwater biologist with the Conservancy who works with partners to implement and quantify the effectiveness of agricultural conservation practices in the Mackinaw River watershed. Her research […]

Iowa Learning Farms Webinar: Monarch Butterfly Conservation Within Agroecosystems

In the webinar, “Monarch Butterfly Biology, Ecology and Conservation Needs,” Fisher will highlight the outcomes of collaborative work on monarch butterfly conservation conducted at Iowa State University, including the notable suggestion that milkweed and nectar resources be planted within 50 meters of established habitat to create a functionally connected landscape that facilitates monarch movement.

Beavers: Superheroes for Water Quality?

Iowa Learning Farms Virtual Field Day Scheduled for February 9, 2022 at 1pm (Virtual Field Day) Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group (CLG), is hosting a free virtual field day on February 9 at 1 p.m. Join us for a live discussion with Billy Beck, assistant […]

Cover Crop Workshop to be held February 14 in Orange City

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises (C-CHANGE), will host a cover crop workshop on Tuesday, February 14, noon-2:00 p.m. at the Sioux County Extension Office.