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New conservation field days announced the week of 10/26

New conservation field days announced the week of 10/26

There were 3 field days announced during the week of October 26. For more details about these and 3 more field days, visit here.

Recently Announced

November 13 | Ensure Your Success: Where Cover Crops and Insurance Meet

New to cover cropping? Join us for a brief introduction about the benefits and challenges of cover cropping, as well as information about crop insurance incentives that are available to cover-cropping farmers in Iowa. This event is made possible by the Iowa Farmers Union, Practical Farmers of Iowa, the Soil Health Partnership, the Iowa Seed Association, the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Clean Water Initiative, Iowa Corn, Iowa Learning Farms, Iowa Soybean Association and the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance. Register here.

November 14 | Ensure Your Success: Where Cover Crops and Insurance Meet

New to cover cropping? Join us for a field tour and presentation to learn about cover crops, their benefits, and crop insurance incentives available for farmers using cover crops. This event is made possible by the Iowa Farmers Union, Practical Farmers of Iowa, the Soil Health Partnership, the Iowa Seed Association, the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Clean Water Initiative, Iowa Corn, Iowa Learning Farms, Iowa Soybean Association and the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance. Register here.

November 15 | Ensure Your Success: Where Cover Crops and Insurance Meet

New to cover cropping? Join us for a brief introduction about the benefits and challenges of cover cropping, as well as information about crop insurance incentives that are available to cover-cropping farmers in Iowa. This event is made possible by the Iowa Farmers Union, Practical Farmers of Iowa, the Soil Health Partnership, the Iowa Seed Association, the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Clean Water Initiative, Iowa Corn, Iowa Learning Farms, Iowa Soybean Association and the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance. Register here.

Upcoming

November 1 | Cover Crop Field Day

Speakers and topics include: 

  • Barry Fisher – USDA-NRCS Central Team Leader/Soil Health Specialist, “Building Soil Health with Cover Crops” – 1 Soil & Water Management CEU available
  • Abigail Peterson – Soil Health Partnership, and Stan Kuhns – Effingham County farmer, “Soil Health Partnership in IL”
  • Jennifer Woodyard – University  Illinois Extension, “IL Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy”
  • Tony Pals – Effingham and Fayette Counties SWCDs, “Cover Crop Cost-Share Programs”
  • Farmer panel – “Cover Crop Q&A”


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