#FridaysOnTheFarm

This Friday meet Bill Cooper a cattle farmer from Wythe County, Virginia, where he raises Angus cattle on the same land that his family has operated since 1941. Bill lives on the farm with his son, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

March 2020 Forum

March’s forum speaker is Robb Ewoldt, a full-time farmer in Scott County, Iowa. Over his years in farming his family farm, he has made many changes in his farming practices to preserve water and soil quality, including no-till or strip-till farming, cover crop use, limited application of fertilizers and chemicals, and installing one of the

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New Partnership with Hach!

Partners of Scott County Watersheds has some exciting news: Hach, a leader in water analysis solutions, is a new partner with PSCW! The company has generously provided us with enough pH, nitrogen, chloride, and ammonia testing equipment to cover all three of our 2020 Snapshot volunteer water quality monitoring events. This valuable donation will help us

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#FridaysOnTheFarm

This Friday visit Groundwork Elizabeth, a 501c3 non-profit located in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Elizabeth is the fourth largest city in New Jersey and is one of the most urbanized communities in the state. Founded in 2003, the organization’s mission is to build healthy, sustainable and equitable communities. Read more here.

Feb. 2020 Forum

Great turnout for our afternoon forum from Olivia Dorothy of American Rivers! You have another chance to see the presentation tonight from 5-6PM at the Davenport Library-Fairmount St. location (3000 Fairmount St.). You can view Olivia’s presentation here.

“Enhancing our Roadsides” Presentation

Wednesday February 26thScott County Library, 200 N. 6th Avenue, Eldridge, IA Meet and greet with Brian Burkholder, Roadside Vegetation Specialist, from 5:30-6:00pmPresentation at 6:00pm Brian Burkholder from Scott County Secondary Roads will explain how you can take action to bring native prairie to Scott County roadsides and be a part of protecting Iowa’s natural resources!

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#FridaysOnTheFarm

This Friday meet Christopher Sumpter Jr., a fourth-generation farmer from Borden, South Carolina, where he raises Hereford and Black Angus cattle. Chris is continuing his family’s legacy, running a cow-calf operation and working daily in the pastures.  Continue reading here.

February 5 ILF Webinar: A Conservation Chat with Secretary Naig

Today at 12:00pm Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, February 5th at 12:00 p.m. with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig. The webinar will feature Dr. Jacqueline Comito, Iowa Learning Farms Program Director, and Secretary Naig discussing conservation, water quality and the Secretary’s vision for Iowa.  They will also discuss the Iowa

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