Below is a listing of upcoming conservation field days around the state. For a complete listing of future conservation field days in Iowa, click here.

Upcoming Field Days

Redefining the Field Edge to Improve Profitability

Thursday, February 3 (1pm – 2pm) 

Virtual Field Day 

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Conservation Learning Group, will present a virtual field day on Thursday, February 3 at 1 p.m. CST. Join us for a live conversation with Dr. Adam Janke, extension wildlife specialist and assistant professor, Iowa State University, and Dr. Mark Licht, extension cropping systems specialist and assistant professor, Iowa State University.

A project led by Licht, and funded by North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, is working with four Iowa farmers to convert marginal land areas prone to flooding to perennial vegetation to evaluate the profitability and explore the potential benefits to water quality, soil health, wildlife habitat and overall aesthetics. This virtual field day highlights the steps needed to successfully establish and manage the vegetation to maximize the benefits. To join: