This virtual event will discuss prairie strips more generally and go into detail on how landowners like the Hoeins and organizations like the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation are working with farmland tenants to design, install, and manage prairie strips for soil health, water quality and wildlife. Time for Q&A will be provided. Partnered with PFI and INHF. Read more about Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation: Eric Hoein Prairie Strips Virtual Field Day - Part 2
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
Prairie strips established in small areas of southeast Minnesota crop fields are showing the ability to improve water quality on site by filtering rainwater.
This innovative practice will be featured at a free field day Wednesday, Sept. 15, in eastern Mower County at the Wayne DeWall farm south of Grand Meadow in the headwaters of the Root River’s south branch. Read more about Prairie strips field day in Mower County, Minnesota
Please REGISTER so we can plan accordingly. Register here; https://go.wisc.edu/soilhealthclinic-register or call 608-590-5758. (Registration closes Oct 13, at 12 am (midnight)).
• 10 am – Event Start
• 10:15 am - Welcome from Fond du Lac County Land & Water Conservation Dept.
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, and Conservation Learning Group, is hosting a free virtual prairie strips field day on Thursday, July 9 at 1pm CDT. Join us as we explore the multitude of benefits prairie strips can offer with Tim Youngquist, ISU Prairie STRIPS farmer liaison, and Gary Guthrie, Story County landowner with prairie strips. Read more about Iowa Learning Farms Virtual Field Day at Tim Smith's