Conservation Training

Carney Family Farms Agroforestry Field Day

May 16, 2023

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Maxwell, IA

SILT and the Savanna Institute visit the Carney Family Farm in Maxwell, Iowa, to learn about methods of agroforestry including planting, maintenance, issues with predation, pros and cons of swales, cost of tubes, and utilization of trees for livestock protection, shade, and conservation. Also hear a brief overview of incentives and disadvantages for establishing an Iowa DNR forest reserve.