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May 02, 2024

Contour Prairie Strips Alter Microbial Communities and Functioning Both Below and in Adjacent Cropland Soils

March 25, 2024
The Relative Contributions of Habitat Area, Configuration, and Vegetative Diversity on Snake and Lizard Presence in Agricultural Landscapes

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March 19, 2024

Technology Helps Farmer Target Conservation

March 18, 2024
Habitat Amount and Edge Effects, Not Perch Proximity, Nest Exposure, or Vegetation Diversity Affect Cowbird Parasitism in Agricultural Landscapes
March 07, 2024
Prairie Strips: Small Investment, Big Benefits

Author: Nancy North

March 07, 2024
The Influence of Prairie Strips Sown in Midwestern Corn and Soybean Fields on Sediment Discharge Throughout the Year
March 04, 2024
Now Hiring Postdoc Research Associate — Bioeconomy Institute "Prairie Postdoc"
January 29, 2024

The integration of native prairie vegetative strips into row crop agriculture is a promising conservation strategy that has gained momentum in adoption rates throughout the US Midwest.

January 03, 2024
Springtime Bird Use of Agricultural Landscapes Examined by Using Autonomous Recording Units Now Available in Journal of Field Ornithology

Authors:Joseph M. McGovern, Jordan C, Giese, Lisa A. Schulte

December 11, 2023

Four professional development sessions were held across Iowa for Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) staff so that they would be encouraged to learn more about prairie strips and advising on CP-43 related requests from farmers and non-operating landowners (N

October 25, 2023

Andres Vargas, an entomology graduate researcher at Iowa State University, is interviewed by Sebastian of The Undergrowth about prairie strips and ground beetle predation.

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October 24, 2023
An ecological networks approach reveals restored native vegetation benefits wild bees in agroecosystems

Authored by: Kate E. Borchardt, Claus Kadelka, Lisa A. Schulte, Amy L. Toth

Biological Conservation Volume 287, November 2023

August 30, 2023
Farming for Solutions: Perennial Plants and Native Prairie Show Promise for Sustainability, Climate Goals

Amy Mayer

BioScience, August 9, 2023

August 29, 2023
Women Landowner Resource Guide
August 29, 2023
Perennial Systems Conservation: Reaching Women Landowners & Farmers Why Women Landowners?
August 21, 2023
Iowa Skipper Butterfly 'Canary in Coal Mine': A Warning Sign of Prairie Loss Consequences for Farmers, Wildlife Alike

Ava Mandolia, Investigate Midwest

August 21, 2023
Comparing Infiltration Between Prairie Strips and Row Crop Fields Across Iowa with Iowa Learning Farms

August 16, 2023 with Eric Hennings Ph.D. student in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University 

August 16, 2023
Butterfly Biodiversity Increases with Prairie Strips and Conservation Management in Row Crop Agriculture

Authors: Lindsey R. Kemmerling | Annabelle C. McCarthy | Cameron S. Brown | Nick M. Haddad

 

August 14, 2023
STRIPS Collaborator Survey: 2022 Results
August 14, 2023
Prairie and Forestry Field Day at Boehm Farm

Tuesday, August 22, 2023 | 5:00-7:00pm

Boehm Farm | 12663 D Avenue, Wadena, Iowa, 52169

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August 14, 2023
Pollinators, Prairie Strips and Oxbows: Creating Varied Habitat on a Central Iowa Farm Field Day Event with Practical Farmers of Iowa

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 | 10:00am-1:00pm

Hosts: Larry & Margaret Stone

August 08, 2023
Prairie strips at Nebraska Research and Extension Centers
August 08, 2023

An interview with farmer Dick Sloan regarding the benefits of prairie strips.

 

April 13, 2023

Read the full article: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2366535-honeybees-benefit-from-stri...

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