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New conservation field days announced the week of 12/21

New conservation field days announced the week of 12/21

There were 4 field days announced during the week of December 21. For more details about these and 3 more field days, visit here.

Recently Announced

January 16 | Webinar: A Conservation Chat

Hear from speaker Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture for a conservation chat. Connect to the webinar here.

February 5 | 2019 Iowa Soybean Association Farmer Research Tour

The Iowa Soybean Association is taking the annual research conference on the road this year! The ISA research team is going on tour, stopping at three cities in Iowa. The mainstay of the 2019 Farmer Research Tour continues to be providing valuable information on the latest research and management practices you can apply to your farm. This year, there will be topics focused on your geographical area and ISA researchers will share data relevant to your region. The soybean gall midge will headline the Storm Lake session, with Erin Hodgson, Iowa State University Extension entomologist. On-farm, analytics and environmental research results topics will include weed management, water monitoring, nutrient management, cover crops and watershed projects.

February 7 | 2019 Iowa Soybean Association Farmer Research Tour

The Iowa Soybean Association is taking the annual research conference on the road this year! The ISA research team is going on tour, stopping at three cities in Iowa. The mainstay of the 2019 Farmer Research Tour continues to be providing valuable information on the latest research and management practices you can apply to your farm. This year, there will be topics focused on your geographical area and ISA researchers will share data relevant to your region. For those joining in Ames, you will hear about data collection, storage and sharing. On-farm, analytics and environmental research results topics will include weed management, water monitoring, nutrient management, cover crops and watershed projects.

February 12 | 2019 Iowa Soybean Association Farmer Research Tour

The Iowa Soybean Association is taking the annual research conference on the road this year! The ISA research team is going on tour, stopping at three cities in Iowa. The mainstay of the 2019 Farmer Research Tour continues to be providing valuable information on the latest research and management practices you can apply to your farm. This year, there will be topics focused on your geographical area and ISA researchers will share data relevant to your region. Those attending the Cedar Rapids session will learn about the partnership between Cedar Rapids utilities and upstream farmers from special guest Utility Director Steve Hershner. On-farm, analytics and environmental research results topics will include weed management, water monitoring, nutrient management, cover crops and watershed projects.

Upcoming

January 15 - 16 | Iowa Ag Water Alliance: Soil Health Partnership Summit 2019

Get the Latest Soil Health Strategies, Data Insights and Business Impacts! The Soil Health Summit is a one-of-a-kind event, uniting U.S. farmers, agronomists, environmental groups, consumer companies, and other partners like never before. This Summit is proudly hosted by the Soil Health Partnership. The Summit fosters making soil health research relevant to operational success, and facilitates discussion on the adoption of data-driven practices such as cover crops, reduced tillage and nutrient management on farms. For directions to the event location, please click here.

January 17 - 19 | 2019 Practical Farmers of Iowa Annual Conference

Practical Farmers’ Annual Conference has been the backbone of PFI’s organization since its founding, when farmers looking to improve diversity on their farms gathered to share their knowledge openly with others. From the days when farmers hosted these informal get-togethers at someone’s farm and when farmers knew this as the Annual Meeting. For more information about being a sponsor or exhibitor, please email Kathy Eastman at keastman33@gmail.com.



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