Agriculture is a diverse and eclectic industry. From science and research to communications and marketing, education and historic preservation to retail and tourism – agriculture doesn’t always involve driving a tractor and getting your boots dirty. This is Ag.
Join Silos & Smokestacks April 3rd for the Annual Partner Site Training at the Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence, IA.
The Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest is now closed. Congratulations to the winners of 2016! Click here to view them all.
From dairy farms and museums to vineyards and tractor assembly tours, the story of American agricultural comes to life at more than 100 sites and attractions in this 37-county region of Northeast Iowa.
At Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area we value preserving the story of American agriculture.
Preserving and Sharing America’s Agricultural Story
Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area preserves and tells the story of American agriculture and its global significance through partnerships and activities that celebrate the land, people, and communities of the area.
- American Serengeti Febrary 25-27
- The Art of Conservation: A Visit with Ding Darling March 1
- Ancient Indian Culture of Northern Arizona March 11-13
- Savor Iowa's Rich Culinary Heritage March 22
- Amana Easter Egg Hunt March 26
- Festival of Iowa's Beers September 6
- Oktoberfest October 2-4
- Tannenbaum Forest Nov 27 - Dec 20
Mar 01The Art of Conservation: A Visit with Ding Darling
Mar 01Lunch ‘n Learn Garden Series
Mar 03Art & Wine
Mar 0454th Annual Effigy Mounds Film Festival – World’s Toughest Fixes: Giant Telescope
January 9, 2017
November 22, 2016
October 20, 2016