Cost share offered for conservation practices

Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey last week announced a new cost-share plan to provide financial assistance this fall for farmers statewide who work to reduce nutrient loss from their fields by planting cover crops, adopting no-till or strip-till practices, or using nitrification inhibitors.

The program will offer $25 per acre to farmers who plant cover crops, $10 per acre to those who adopt no-till or strip-till programs and $3 per acre to those who use nitrification inhibitors on fall-applied anhydrous...

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