Posted on 06/23/2020 at 02:20 PM by Mackenzie Felt
It is National Pollinator Week! Check out USDA’s blog about the Value of Birds and Bees. You can learn more about USDA’s pollinator initiatives at usda.gov/pollinators. USDA offices are slowly reopening to the public, so be sure to call ahead before visiting.
Sign up is open for several cost share programs including:
Finally, Iowa Corn is offering free nitrate test kits for farmers and landowners to test their tile outlets and other water bodies. To request a kit, email your mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 24 Wetland Restorations, Webinar
June 25 Cover Crop Research, Virtual Field Day
June 26 Interseeding Cover Crops, Virtual Field Day
June 27 60 Inch Corn & Cover Crops, Virtual Field Day
June 29 Grazing Cover Crops, Virtual Field Day
July 1 Crop Advisor Training, Webinar
July 1 Corn Yields after Cover Crops, Webinar
July 8 Cover Crop Boot Camp, Webinar
July 15 Cover Crop Boot Camp, Webinar
July 15 Clear Creek Watershed Meeting, Coralville
July 22 Cover Crop Boot Camp, Webinar
July 23 Cover Crop Mixes, Webinar
July 23 Middle Cedar Watershed Meeting, Cedar Falls
July 27-29 Soil and Water Conservation Society Conference, Webinar
July 28 Soil Sessions, Webinar
July 30-31 Soil Health Institute Annual Meeting, Webinar
September 1-3 Farm Progress Show, Boone
Farmer to Farmer: Let’s Talk About Change
Doug Gronau of Crawford County talks about the conservation practices he uses to increase water infiltration.