Creating a greener, more resilient Iowa

Dirck Steimel

The derecho, which tore through a large swath of Iowa last summer, was tough on everything: homes, farm buildings, vehicles and especially on trees. As one farmer put it after the storm’s devastation: “You can fix everything else, but you can’t fix trees.”

In this edition of Family Living, we highlight a program by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) that has provided funding to repair damaged windbreaks and replace lost trees.

Under the CSIF...

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