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.

April 09, 2015

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.

February 24, 2015

(February, 2015) STRIPS team is now working with Eastern Iowa Airport and the University of Iowa to achieve both water quality and homegrown bioenergy production goals.

February 02, 2015

(January, 2015) STRIPS social scientists J.

December 11, 2014

(December, 2014) STRIPS has made for big news lately, including the November 19th issue of the New York Times.

November 25, 2014

(November, 2014) Listen and watch Dr.

November 25, 2014

(November, 2014) Listen to webinar by Lisa Schulte Moore on the science and practice of prairie strips!

November 05, 2014

(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!

October 15, 2014

(August, 2014) STRIPS scientist Matt Liebman and farmer Seth Watkins were highlighted in an NPR story about how Iowa's Corn Farmers Learn to Adapt to Weather Extremes


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