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Postponed: Agricultural Conservation Tour

Event Details

2:30 PM
Location: Union High School
200 Adams Rd
Laporte City, IA
Email: lelfers@silosandsmokestacks.org
Phone: (319) 234-4567
Website: /2018/05/agricultural-conservation-tour-scheduled-june-15/

Event Description

**This event is postponed until Fall. Check back for details.**

Silos & Smokestacks is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Black Hawk Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Benton SWCD to organize a tour of conservation activities in southern Black Hawk and northern Benton Counties on June 15th from 2:30 to 8:00 pm.

The tour will feature several innovative conservation practices that improve soil health, reduce nutrient loss and decrease soil erosion. Sites on the tour will feature cover crops, bioreactors, prairie strips, a wetland, Jubliee Orchard and pollinator/monarch habitat. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with farmers who raise  food and keep drinking water clean.