New free infographic on establishing prairie vegetation provides information on why, how, and when to establish perennial plantings

May 6, 2022 2:50 PM

The Conservation Learning Group, a think tank based at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and dedicated to addressing conservation and environmental challenges, recently published “What to Expect: Establishing Prairie Vegetation on Your Farm,” an infographic designed to inform farmers and landowners about the process and benefits of creating perennial vegetation areas that aid in soil health and water quality improvement and offer habitat for a diversity of wildlife...

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Liz Ripley Conservation and Cover Crop Outreach Specialist, Iowa Learning Farms

Farm raised near Nashua Iowa and coordinate Iowa Learning Farm field days and Conservation Station Fleet. Specialized in cover crops, but also passionate and always working to build knowledge on in-field and edge of field conservation practices.