Field Days & Events

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

Cover Crop Workshop

Tuesday, February 14 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)

Monticello Youth Development Center
Monticello, Iowa

Event Details:

This event is for local farmers and agronomists interested in learning more about ways to improve cropland and pastureland soil health.  

For more information on the event, please click here.


Women in Agriculture Meeting

Tuesday, February 14 (8:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
Lenox Community Center - 210 East Dallas Street
Lenox, Iowa

Event Details:
Women who own or manage farmland in Taylor and surrounding counties are invited to participate in a free discussion focused on CRP.  Free lunch and field tour.  For more information, go to  http://www.wfan.org/calendar/wcl-iowa/.  RSVP by 4p.m., Friday, February 10 to Erin Ogle, 712-523-2118 or Erin.Ogle@ia.nacdnet.net.  Space is limited.


Soil Health Conference

Thursday and Friday, February 16 and 17
Scheman Building, Iowa State University
1805 Center Dr #102
Ames, IA

Event Details:
This conference is organized by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the Department of Agronomy and will feature speakers from land-grant universities and USDA.. The theme is Building Soil Health for Healthy Environment and Farm Profitability in Iowa and the Midwest.

The early registration fee is $175 on or before February 1. You can register online at this link . Click here to view a preliminary conference program. For more information about the conference, contact Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Professor, Soil Management/Environment, ISU; Phone: 515-294-8304; malkaisi@iastate.edu. For registration information, please contact Registration Services, Iowa State University, Phone: 515-294-6222; registrations@iastate.edu.


Cover Crop Workshop

Tuesday, February 21 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

Webster County Extension Service
Fort Dodge, Iowa

Event Details:

For more information and to RSVP, click here


Cover Crop Workshop

Wednesday, February 22 (12:30 - 2:30PM)

Borlaug Learning Center, ISU Northeast Research Farm
3327 290th St.
Nashua, IA

Event Details:
This workshop is free and open to the public, but reservations are suggested to ensure adequate space and food. Contact Liz Juchems at 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu.

For more information on the workshop, click here .


Cover Crop Workshop

Thursday, February 23 (12:30 - 2:30PM)

Central City American Legion Post 421
6 Central City Rd
Central City, IA

Event Details:
This workshop is free and open to the public, but reservations are suggested to ensure adequate space and food. Contact Liz Juchems at 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu.

For more information on the workshop, click here.


Cover Crop Workshop

Tuesday, February 28 (12:30 - 2:30PM)

Marion County Extension Office
210 N Iowa St.
Knoxville, IA

Event Details:
This workshop is free and open to the public, but reservations are suggested to ensure adequate space and food. Contact Liz Juchems at 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu.

For more information on the workshop, click here.


Cover Crop Workshop

Thursday, March 2 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Wright County Extension Service
Clarion, Iowa

Event Details:

For more information and to RSVP, click here


Cover Crop Workshop

Thursday, March 2 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)
Hamilton County Extension Service

Webster City, Iowa

Event Details:

For more information and to RSVP, click here


Cover Crop Workshop

Wednesday, March 8 (12:30 - 2:30PM)

Dordt College Commons Dining Hall
498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA

Event Details:
This workshop is free and open to the public, but reservations are suggested to ensure adequate space and food. Contact Liz Juchems at 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu. For more information on the workshop, click here.


Cover Crop Workshop

Thursday, March 9 (12:30 - 2:30PM)

St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
1105 Washington St.
Eldora, IA

Event Details:
This workshop is free and open to the public, but reservations are suggested to ensure adequate space and food. Contact Liz Juchems at 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu. For more information on the workshop, click here.


Grazing and Cover Crops Field Day

Tuesday, March 28

Bruce Carney
Maxwell, Iowa

Event Details:

For more information, visit practicalfarmers.org.


Grazing and Cover Crops Field Day

Thursday, March 30

Wade Dooley
Albion, IA 

Event Details:
For more information, visit practicalfarmers.org.


Grazing and Cover Crops Field Day

Tuesday, April 11

Mark Schleisman
Lake City, IA 

Event Details:
For more information, visit practicalfarmers.org.