Iowa Learning Farms: Australian Extension director visited Iowa this summer to learn how to put together a conservation information and education program.
Reports on its benefits of reducing erosion and nutrient loss are helping raise awareness of conservation practice.
Program will look at conservation and water quality lessons learned over the past 15 years.
HabiTally is an interactive opportunity for farmers and landowners to fine-tune information from pollinator plots.
Farmers with vastly different topography benefit from no-till and nutrient management practices.
At the Iowa State Fair, 53 farm families will receive the Farm Environmental Leader Award.
ILF Profiles: In 2004 as Iowa Learning Farms got started, Jim Gillespie helped forge strong ties with ILF and IDALS.
Iowa Learning Farms: The group is marking 15 years of soil conservation and water quality outreach efforts.
Conservation in Action Tour is Aug. 20-21 in central Iowa
Sharing information can bridge the divide between renter and landowner.