Field Days & Events

Field Days & Events Check out upcoming field days and other events that you can attend to learn about the conservation techniques.
Webinar: Benefits of Conservation Planning to Farmers, Landowners and Society
September 19 (12 pm) 

Event Details:
Speaker Kevin Kuhn of NRCS Resource Conservationist serving on the Ecological Services State Staff will host. Connect to the webinar here.

Vollmer Sanders Field Day 
September 22 (8 am – 12 pm)
02290 County Road K
Edon, OH 43518 

Event Details: This event is hosted by Ryan and Carrie Sanders, a Soil Health Partnership Farmer.  

Topics will include:

  • Business Management and Record Keeping
  • Cover crops – termination herbicide interactions, local experience planting equipment
  • What is the Soil Health Partnership
  • 4R Certification
  • Agriculture Industry Update

 A meal is provided for registrants. Register for lunch by 9/15 at

Soil Health Field Day and Hog Barn Open House
September 25 (4 – 6 pm)
1939 160 th Street
West Liberty, IA 52776 

Event Details: This Field Day will include the topics of:

  • IDALS Water Quality Update, Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture 
  • Lower Cedar Watershed Management Authority and Cost Share Programs, Holly Howard & Jon Matz, Muscatine Soil & Water Conservation District 
  • Soil Health and Cover Crop Trials, Mark Heckman, host farmer, and Lisa Kubik, Soil Health Partnership  
  • Considerations for Livestock Buildings, Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers 
  • Tour cover crop plots, wetland, and new hog barn 
  • Supper provided by Iowa Corn 

Sponsors: Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Corn Promotion Board, Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship, Muscatine Soil & Water Conservation District, Soil Health Partnership  

RSVP: Walk-ins are welcome but please RSVP by September 21 by contacting Ben Gleason at 515-225-9242 or