2018 Fall Watershed Academy Resources, Presentations and Handouts


STRIPS: Science-based Trials of Row-crops Integrated with Prairie Strips

Tim Youngquist, Ag Specialist (Iowa State University: Department of Agronomy) presented on prairie strips design and benefits. 

Make Cover Crops and Manure Pay: Coach Farmers to Success

Sarah Carlson, the Strategic Initiatives Director of Practical Farmers of Iowa, discussed the use of cover crops and fertilizing with manure.

Soil & Water Conservation and Livestock Systems

Kapil Arora and Shawn Shouse, ISU Extension and Outreach Ag Engineering Field Specialists, discussed resource management concerns on livestock farms.


Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach Wildlife Specialist, presented on wildlife in Iowa and the connection between soil and water conservation practices and wildlife.


Prairie Strips Worksheet


Fall 2018 Watershed Academy Agenda