Windbreak School - Buena Vista County

Friday, July 21, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

FREE in-field event that will focus on windbreak establishment, management, renovation, and recovery. A "one-stop" event, where participants will be able to network with the required team of natural resource professionals critical for the proper establishment and maintenance of highly-functional windbreaks - namely: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and the Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic. In addition, representatives from Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers will be present. Lunch provided by BV County Farm Bureau!

Where: 6568 10th Ave., Galva, IA 51020

When: July 21st, 2023, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Cost: Free

Primary topics: windbreak establishment and maintenance, stock selection, windbreak renovation, disease ID and mitigation, financial cost-share programs

RSVP to guarantee meal: Joe Langbein, BV County NRCS, 712-732-3096 x3 by July 10th

Please contact Billy Beck, ISU Extension Forestry Specialist, with programmatic questions (515-294-8837,