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Prairie On Farms Field Day (Nashua, IA)

Event Details

June 22, 2017 9:00 AM — June 22, 2017 12:00 PM
Location: ISU Borlaug Learning Center
3327 290th Street
Nashua, IA 50658
Contact Name: Ashley Kittle
Email: ashley.kittle@uni.edu
Phone: 319-273-3828
Website: https://www.tallgrassprairiecenter.org/prairie-farms/events

Event Description

Establishing & Evaluating Prairie Strips On Farms

The UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center will host a field day at the ISU Borlaug Learning Center in Nashua on June 22nd. The field day will be held from 9:00-12:00 and is free and open to the public. A complimentary meal is included.
Practical uses of prairie for water quality improvement efforts and pollinator habitat, stand evaluation, side-by-side comparison of three different prairie seed mixes, 1st and 2nd year maintenance and weed control, and determination of proper seed mixes for site-specific locations will be discussed. This event is for conservation planners, technical service providers, landowners/managers, farmers and those interested in learning more about the role native vegetation can play on farms.
Registration is not required, but is preferred for meal planning purposes. Please register by June 16th by contacting Ashley Kittle at ashley.kittle@uni.edu or 319-273-3828.