Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Managing Pastures to Protect Streams

Date: Friday, June 28th, 2013

Start: 1:00 pm End: 3:00 pm

Location: Peake Farm, 138th Street, Waukon, Iowa

Contact: Farm hosts Jeremy and Jodi Peake, (563) 568-4120, jpeakefarm@yahoo.com

This field day is hosted by Northeast Iowa Graziers. Learn about issues related to pasturing near trout streams and management practices that can help protect water quality. The speaker will be Dave Vetrano, retired fisheries biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The event will take place at a grass-based organic dairy farm and apple orchard. 

Directions to the farm: Go east on state Route 9, turn left onto County Road A52 (Old Stage Road) and go about 4.5 miles. Turn left (north) onto 138th Street. The field is about one-half mile on the left; look for signs.

Related information

PFI news release [PDF]