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FB offers to pay costs to defend against DMWW lawsuit

FB offers to pay costs to defend against DMWW lawsuit

The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed­eration (IFBF), along with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), last week offered to underwrite the legal costs for the defense of the drainage districts in northwest Iowa who are targeted in a lawsuit filed by the Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) in case the lawsuit goes to trial.

“We believe it’s essential for the future of Iowa agriculture for us to do what it takes to ensure the lawsuit is adequately defended and support those counties,” said Craig Hill, president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. “If Des Moines Water Works prevails in its lawsuit, it will have very serious ramifications far beyond the 10 drainage districts targeted in the lawsuit. It has the potential to adversely impact every Iowa farmer, as well as farmers...




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