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New conservation field days announced the week of 9/20

New conservation field days announced the week of 9/20

There were no field days announced during the week of September 20. For details about three previously announced field days, visit here.

Upcoming 

September 24 | Soil Health Workshop

The Madison County Soil & Water Conservation District and Badger Creek Lake Watershed Project are hosting a soil health workshop on September 24 from 10 am to 2:30 pm in the Jackson Building at the Madison County Fairgrounds.  Join us for a workshop highlighting the value of soil health for retaining topsoil, improving infiltration, and reducing inputs. Guest speakers include Doug Peterson, NRCS Regional Soil Health Specialist, and a panel of local farmers.  Lunch will be provided by Iowa Corn.  Click here for more information. Contact Anna Golightly at anna.golightly@ia.nacdnet.net or 515-462-2961 with any questions.

September 24 | Soil Session Webinar 

The Soil Health Partnership Soil Session webinar series provides monthly, in-depth and visual updates on our various programs and research findings. Soil Sessions cover a range of topics such as our evolving data insights, how SHP manages and integrates data, our connection to and work with our partners, as well as providing technical information on topics like cover crops, scouting and grazing.  The September session will provide an update on Field to Market.  Click here for more information.

September 25 | Cover Crops and Grazing Field Day

The Taylor County Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting a field day focusing on grazing including pasture, summer cover crops, fall cover crops, and incorporating livestock into crop rotations. Speakers include the Wellers and Erica Lundy, ISU Beef Specialist.  Supper will be provided by Iowa Corn. Contact Erin Ogle at 712-523-2118 with any questions.



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