Field Days & Events

Field Days & Events Check out upcoming field days and other events that you can attend to learn about the conservation techniques.

ILF Conservation Webinar

Wednesday, October 19
1:00 PM

Event Details:
This ILF webinar will focus on cover crop management as well as the common questions and misconceptions relating to drainage water quality. It is being hosted by Dr. Matt Helmers from Iowa State University. If interested in taking part in this webinar, please access it by following this link to the webinar login page.

Reducing Nutrient Movement Through Above-Ground Tile Inlets Field Day

Saturday, October 29
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Farm field of Royle Duncan near Alden, IA (see Event Details)

Event Details:
This event features the Southfork Watershed Alliance’s three-year project demonstrating practices that capture nutrients before they enter above-ground tile inlets. The field day also features results of water samples collected at cooperators’ tile inlets.  Practices are designed to reduce phosphorus loss, but remove minimal amounts of land from production. See more event details (including contact and RSVP information and directions) in the Practical Farmers of Iowa 2016 Field Day Guide.

Cover Crop Field Day

Thursday, November 3
4:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Southeastern Community College
1500 W. Agency Road
W. Burlington, IA
SCC Ag Building-North Side of Campus

Event Details:
Please check back for event details.

Cover Crop Round Table Discussion

Wednesday, November 30
Laurens, IA

Event Details:
This event is being hosted by the Headwaters of the North Raccoon Water Quality Initiative (WQI).