The program is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and recognizes families that have owned their farm for 100 years in the case of Century Farms and 150 years for Heritage Farms. For further info Century Farm Award , Heritage Farm Award. June 1, 2018 deadline to apply.
The Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award is a joint effort of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to recognize the exemplary voluntary efforts of Iowa's farmers as environmental leaders committed to healthy soils and improved water quality.
Father Norman White Memorial Scholarship - Applicationscurrently being accepted for those entering into a Agricultural or Natural Resources related field at Loras College, University of Dubuque, Clarke University, NICC - Peosta or Calmar or University of Wisconsin - Platteville. Apply by 3/15/18.
Summer INTERN opening. Apply by March 1, 2018. More Info
$4,000 Scholarship - Conservation District's of Iowa - deadline 2/16/18
High School seniors entering into field of a Conservation or Agricultural are eligible to apply. Application paperwork has been submitted to all local high schools or can be obtainedHERE.
Application deadline is February 16, 2018.
Herbicides & Cover Crops Things to consider this spring prior to applying herbicides.
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