There were no new field days announced during the week of December 7. For more about 5 upcoming field days, visit here.
December 11 | Design of Drainage Water Quality Practices Workshop
The design and layout of new practices currently being considered for water quality improvements of farmland drainage will be the focus of a workshop scheduled for Dec. 11 in Fort Dodge. The day-long program will be held at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Webster County office at 217 South 25th St., Suite C12, Fort Dodge. It will provide information essential for designing and planning new water quality practices such as bioreactors, controls structures, saturated buffers and wetlands. While the economic benefits of tiling are well recognized, there are also environmental impacts from drainage. These new technologies can be useful in minimizing negative environmental impacts. Register by contacting the ISU Extension and Outreach Webster County office at 515-576-2119 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or by completing and mailing the registration form in workshop brochure. Registration is $150 and includes morning refreshments, lunch and workshop materials. Registration cost increases to $175 if done after Dec. 7.
December 12 | Webinar: #NoTillb4Beans and #CoverYourBeans: Highlighting field performance improvements and nutrient reduction strategy gains
Speaker Mark Licht, ISU assistant professor of Agronomy and Extension cropping systems specialist, will be presenting on the topic of #NoTillb4Beans and #CoverYourBeans: Highlighting field performance improvements and nutrient reduction strategy gains. Connect to the webinar here.