June 19, 2019
This Practical Farmers of Iowa mid-day field day visits John Rock and Aaron Nelson, cousins who farm and raise cattle in the Little Sioux watershed and lease ground owned by The Nature Conservancy. John and Aaron will discuss the benefits and challenges associated with grazing native perennials. Amy Crouch, an ecologist and Little Sioux project manager for The Nature Conservancy, will highlight the ecological benefits of managed grazing. With John and Aaron, she will also discuss conservation leasing issues associated with grazing conservancy-owned lands.