Liz Juchems
Iowa Learning Farms

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Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Whiterock Conservancy, will host a rotational and flex grazing field day on Thursday, Sept.14, 4 -6 p.m. The field day will begin at the Oak Ridge Campground, rural Coon Rapids.

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.

Iowa Learning Farms will host a monarch butterfly conservation field day Thursday, Sept. at the Logan Abandoned Mine Land Site near Bussey. The 10 a.m.-12 p.m. field day is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.

ISU Extension and Outreach, in partnership with Iowa Learning Farms, Cedar Creek Watershed, Lower Skunk Watershed and Jefferson County Farm Bureau, will host a cover crop field day Aug. 31, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

A field day will be held at the ISU Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site near Gilmore City Wednesday, Aug. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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.

A monarch butterfly and wetland field day will be held Wednesday, June 14 at a CREP wetland near Story City.