With planting season underway, we are excited to bring you the April Stewardship Advocate Update. Iowa Corn Sustainable Program Manager, Ben Gleason, provides a legislative update and talks about upcoming events and spring planting. Steve Berger, Southeast Iowa farmer, shares insights and tips on planter set up and maintenance for no-till.
Farmer to farmer:
Preparing your planter for no-till
Source Water Protection Week: May 1-7
Soil Health Partnership Field Day: Waverly, May 19
Upper Cedar Forestry Field Day: Ionia, June 3
Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards – Nominations deadline: June 15
4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit: Indianapolis, June 15-16
Pollinator Conference, Davenport, June 23-24
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