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Summer 2017 Field Days

Information on prairie strips will be presented at several field days and extension events in 2017. Click the header above for the full list.

Become a Prairie Strips Consultant!

The STRIPS team was recently awarded grants from the McKnight Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation to train Technical Service Providers (TSPs) and Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) for certification in prairie strips design, establishment and monitoring. More certified technicians will allow more Iowa farmers to use this conservation tool. Click here for more information.

The science keeps coming...

The foundations for prairie strips continue to accumulate. Click the link above to see some of our recent publications.

Prairie Strips in Corn & Soybean Digest

Read about prairie strips in Corn & Soybean Digest. STRIPS Farmer Liaison Tim Youngquist says, “Each field is unique; each farmer’s entrepreneurial spirit is different. We consider equipment width and ‘farmability’ to avoid dramatically changing a field’s existing farming pattern.”

News Release on STRIPS Movie

(November, 2014) Learn more about "STRIPS - The Movie" through this news release prepared by our partner, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. We also celebrate our 100th acre in prairie strips this month!

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