October 2019 Forum

October’s forum speaker will be Amy Bouska, Urban Conservationist with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s (IDALS) Urban Conservation Program. Amy has been with IDALS for 23 years, the past 11 years working with the Urban Conservation Program. Amy works throughout Eastern Iowa assisting municipalities, homeowners, private industry, and non-profit organizations with urban

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September Forum

Thank you to the great crowds who attended Brian Ritter’s presentation on prairie management!

Area farmers needed for research discussion on conservation practices

Thurs., September 2610:00AMRock Island County Extension Office, Milan, IL University of Illinois Extension is seeking 6 to 10 farmers to participate in a discussion with Illinois and Purdue University researchers about agricultural conservation practices and programs. They would like to talk to farmers who have not yet implemented conservation practices or who use very limited

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Paustian Family Farm to Host Sept. 19 Field Day Near Walcott

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Natural Resource Conservation Service, will host a saturated buffer, water quality and drone field day Thursday, Sept. 19 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Paustian Family Farm, rural Walcott. The event is free,open to families and includes a complimentary meal. Read

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