Collaboration, not litigation, is key to continued water quality gains

Iowa water quality is certainly a hot topic. Iowa farmers have been focused on the issue, but the potential Des Moines Water Works lawsuit has brought new attention to the topic.

The challenge has always been how do we make the most progress on this important issue in the timeliest manner. It is vitally important that we improve water quality while maintaining the strong agricultural production that is so important to Iowa’s economy.

I truly believe working with farmers, harnessing the innovation of our agriculture community and finding new ways to help us do an even better job on the farm is how we will see results. This ...

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