Windbreak Workshop to be Held in Storm Lake

A windbreak workshop will be held on Friday, February 3rd from 9am to noon at the Prairie Lakes AEA building in Storm Lake.

An Iowa State University Extension Forester will discuss establishing, managing, and renovating windbreaks. There will also be a presentation on the cost share for windbreaks.

Attendance is free for the program, but preregistration is required by February 1st. Contact the Buena Vista County Outreach office to sign up. The event is being put on by BV County Extension, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Windbreaks act as critical farm infrastructure, as they provide energy savings, livestock growth gains, timber and non-timber forest products, wildlife habitat, odor and dust control, and more.