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[Source: INEDA, 01.2015 | Keywords: Iowa Power Farming Show, IPFS, Seminars]

The power of knowledge will be in full force at the upcoming Iowa Power Farming Show, with 16 seminars scheduled to take place over the three days of the show, held February 2-4 in Des Moines, Iowa. Sharing their wisdom will be agriculture and financial experts, as well as precision ag technology pros from some of the top companies in the field. Hereís a sampling:

Farmer Led Efforts to Improve Water Quality ñ Learn about the different practices farmers are utilizing to improve and scale up practices known to reduce nutrients in water. Local watershed planning is essential to determine the right combination of practices for each field and each farm as an integrated system.

Aerial Imagery and Data Product Solutions to Benefit Growers ñ How can high-resolution aerial imagery help the bottom line? Learn more about ag applications for remote sensing. Remote sensing technology has come a long way over the last several years, allowing higher resolutions, faster processing times, and an increased ability to track the return on an investment.

Historical Iowa Climate Trends and Current Weather Situation and Outlook ñ Discover trends in Iowa’s historical climate from the 1800s through today, with an emphasis on growing season length, extremes and averages of temperature and precipitation, and the differences in trends among Iowa’s four seasons. What are the prospects for 2016?

Make Cover Crops Work on Your Farm ñ Learn everything from cover crop seed selection, seeding methods and timing, to cover crop termination considerations, roller crimping, BMPs for adding cover crops, herbicide considerations and more.

The Dollars and Sense of Cover Crops and Livestock ñ Cover crops are a powerful conservation tool, but do they make sense financially? Livestock operators have a unique opportunity to capture added value from cover crop implementation. A panel of industry experts will share their experiences regarding cover crop varieties, application and most importantly, the economics behind using cover crops with livestock.

Join us! A schedule of seminars being held during the Iowa Power Farming Show can be found at iowapowershow.com.