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April 03, 2019

2018 Research summary for prairie strips cooperators and landowners: landowner_summary_2018_-_public.pdf

March 21, 2019

strips_program_provides_extra_help_for_run-off_control.pdf

December 21, 2018

The Science-based Trails of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips (STRIPS) project grew significantly in 2018 to include additional farms, institutions, and regions.

August 18, 2018

Wisconsin farmers and farmland owners are establishing prairie strips! Click here to learn more.

June 04, 2018

Prairie strips will be part of several field days this summer. Click here for more information.

May 18, 2018

Our cooperators are best at explaining why prairie strips are a practical farmland conservation tool. We've collected a few of their testimonials on this new web page. Check back in the future for more.

April 20, 2018

FedByScience is a new initiative supported by 16 universities focused on raising awareness about the importance of public funding for food and agricultural research.

March 05, 2018

The STRIPS team receives the 2018 Team Award from ISU's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

October 10, 2017

This news release and video summarizes the team's evaluation of corn and prairie root penetration into tile lines.

Screen shot of first page of STRIPS PNAS article
October 03, 2017

The STRIPS team publishes in one of the worlds top scientific journals. Click here to learn more.

September 07, 2017

A series of publications includes everything farmers and landowners need to know about the prairie strips conservation practice that has proven environmental benefits.

May 18, 2017

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

October 30, 2016

Got your harvest in the bin? Fall, winter, and early spring are great times for learning about, laying out, and seeding prairie strips.

June 08, 2016

Information on prairie strips will be presented at several field days and extension events in 2016. The next of these will be on September 8th at The Eastern Iowa Airport in Linn County, Iowa. Click the header above for the full list.

May 18, 2016

Work by a Master's student at Wageningen University in The Netherlands supports prairie strips practice. Read summary here.

January 25, 2016

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

July 29, 2015

Have questions about prairie strips? Visit our new Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

July 12, 2015

STRIPS Farmer Cooperator Tim Smith will present on July 22 as a part of an ISU Extension webinar series on drainage water management.

April 23, 2015

STRIPS Farmer Liaison presents on "Spreading Prairie to Iowa Farms" in this recent Iowa Learning Farms webinar.

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