This field day is free, open to the public and includes talks, opportunities for networking, and snacks! Kickoff event for the new MiSTRIPS program. Featuring Melissa Shaw of SKS Farms, Doug Landis and Corinn Rutkoski of Michigan State University and Marc Hasenick of Hasenick Brothers Farm. Read more about Prairie Strips Field Day
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!"
September 13, 2021, 10:57 am | Liz Ripley, Randall Cass
AMES, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group (CLG), is hosting a free virtual field day discussing the impact of prairie STRIPS (Science-Based Trails of Rowcrops Integrated Prairie Strips) on Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. CDT. Read more about Explore the impact of pollinators and prairie strips