For crop farmers interested in native insect pest predators and habitat that supports them, this field day is a must-attend. Paul will lead guests on a tour of prairie and habitat areas on his farm, and discuss the why and how of installing and managing prairie and habitat. Sarah Foltz Jordan and Lydia English will provide insight from their work at Paul’s farm and others. Throughout the day, attendees will learn to identify some insects, prairie forbs and grasses.
This is event has been organized by Practical Farmers of Iowa in partnership with Xerces Society.