Webinar: What are the Economic, Water Quality, and Climate Impacts of Soil Health? “Soil Health Successful Farmer” Case Studies Tell the Story

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March 2020

National Cover Crop Summit 2020

March 18 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm

The National Cover Crop Summit is host 100% online, allowing you to conveniently view presentations from today's top cover crop experts on any device with an internet connect. Watch from the tractor cab, in your farm office or on the go. Simply sign up securely online today and choose the access level that best suits your educational needs. Register here.

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April 2020

Iowa Water Conference 2020

April 8 - April 9

This conference will focus on our evolving relationship with water at a personal and societal scale, as well as what the future may hold if we continue our current trajectory. Through scientific discovery, diverse change agents, and foresight on future challenges, we will move into an equitable and verdurous world of the future. The Iowa Water Conference is the largest outreach and collaboration effort of the Iowa Water Center and is designed to bring together multi-disciplinary organizations and institutions to discuss relevant…

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PARM Webinar: Scout Smarter, not Harder: Improving field and communication efficiency through Farm Dog

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Farm Dog has been named a top 9 app "You Shouldn't Farm Without" by SuccessfulFarming and a top 20 app "You Should Know in 2020 and Beyond" by CropLife. In this webinar, learn how Farm Dog's mobile and web-based platform can save you time in the field, improve team and client communication, and assist in making treatment decisions. Farm Dog is used on 1.5 million acres across a wide variety of crops. Individual agronomists, large agronomy teams, retailers, equipment dealers,…

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May 2020

Webinar: Behavioral Health Planning: A Key to Farming in the Era of COVID-19

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

COVID-19 adds new uncertainties to farming on top of a five-year or longer economic recession in most sectors of agriculture.  Like climate shifts, tariffs, and disease outbreaks in crops and livestock, COVID-19 is largely beyond the control of agricultural producers.  Importantly however, we can mostly control how we behave.  Agricultural producers will learn how to develop plans for minimizing infections of the virus, set up arrangements for access to necessary inputs such as equipment and repairs, contracts for a labor…

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Eco-Friendly Landscaping for Water Quality Webinar

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is intended for those with little to no experience gardening with native plants. Learn how to design a garden with native wildflowers and plants Help protect water resources and manage storm water runoff Learn how to attract beneficial birds and butterflies to your gardens Cost: $8 per participant Participants will receive a book in the mail after registering.

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Webinar: What are the Economic, Water Quality, and Climate Impacts of Soil Health? “Soil Health Successful Farmer” Case Studies Tell the Story

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

AFT and NRCS released new case studies demonstrating how soil health practices can improve farm income, reduce nutrient runoff, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on individual farms. Date: May 18, 2020 Time: 2:00 p.m. ET Duration: 1 hour Presenters: Michelle Perez, PhD, Water initiative director, American Farmland Trust, and Florence Swartz, consulting economist, former NRCS New York state economist Hosts: USDA Northeast Climate Hub and Natural Resources Conservation Service Join us to learn about the economic findings related to changes in…

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