The Drake University Agricultural Law Center, in cooperation with Farmland Stewardship Solutions, the Iowa Water Center, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, and The Nature Conservancy is hosting a state-wide conference to help landowners share their experiences and learn how to protect their land, care for the soil and water, and develop the value of their farmland.
Summaries of five recently completed research projects are now available from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. The projects were funded by the Leopold Center’s long-running Competitive Grants Program.
AMES, Iowa--The 16th Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 13-14 on the University of Iowa (UI) campus in Iowa City, as a joint effort between Iowa State University and the UI Office of Sustainability. Producers and experts from across the country will share tips for transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations.
On behalf of Dr. Ajay Nair, Dr. Diana Cochran, and the ISU Horticulture Research Station we invite you to join us for the 2016 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Horticulture Research Station, Ames, Iowa.
The field day will be held on Monday August, 15 from 2:00-6:30 p.m. It will be a fun day with research and demonstration plot visits; good conversation with growers, extension staff, farm staff and researchers; and of course a great supper under the maple trees with the farm as the backdrop!
AMES, Iowa—Summaries of three recently completed research projects are now available from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. The projects were funded by the Center’s long-running Competitive Grants Program. The reports summarize how each project was conducted and what was learned.
The three research projects are:
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Dan Barber (in chef's apron) at a greenhouse and farm operated by the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. [Photo by Jerry DeWitt]