AMES, Iowa — "First they sleep, then they creep, and then...they leap!"
Believe it or not, that saying is actually describing the growth of prairie grass over the years. It starts slow in the first year, spends the next expanding its roots, and then comes to life in a vibrant display by the third year.
And it turns out that the prairie offers a lot more benefits than just nice scenery. Read more about "First they sleep, then they creep, and then...they leap!"
(November, 2014) Listen to webinar by Lisa Schulte Moore on the science and practice of prairie strips! The webinar was hosted by The Stewardship Network and was originally delivered on November 12th. Read more about The Stewardship Network webinar featuring STRIPS
Farming for Solutions: Perennial Plants and Native Prairie Show Promise for Sustainability, Climate Goals
BioScience, August 9, 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