Welcome to Episode 75 of The Spokesman Speaks podcast. This episode features two key players in a new, collaborative water quality "blitz" project that's adding 51 saturated buffers and bioreactors to the central Iowa landscape over the next year: Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Hardin County farmer (and Farm Bureau leader) Jacob Handsaker, who also runs the excavating company that's constructing these conservation practices.
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Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Read more about central Iowa's water quality "blitz" project
- Learn more about Iowa's various water quality protection initiatives at ConservationCountsIowa.com.
- Stay tuned for Iowa Farm Bureau's upcoming "Carbon Credit Markets: What Farmers Need to Know" virtual roundtable. The roundtable will take place on July 14, and more details will be released here soon.
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