Hosted by Roverud Family Farm, the field day will focus on integrating prairie into row crop fields for sediment and nutrient reduction. The farm is located at 19575 Sandpit Rd, Elkader.
Other discussion topics include:
- How to plant prairie on farms
- Landowner insights
- Maintenance and weed control
- Water quality improvement
- Benefits of prairie on the landscape
There will also be an opportunity to view infield prairie strips and take a field walk following the program.
There is no cost to attend this field day, which includes a complimentary meal with registration. Technical service providers, landowners, farm managers, conservation professionals, and those interested in learning more about the benefits of native vegetation are strongly encouraged to attend.
This event will be held rain or shine. Registration in advance is preferred for meal planning purposes and to be informed of location change in the event of inclement weather. To pre-register, contact Staci Mueller at (319) 273-3866 or firstname.lastname@example.org by June 18.