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Partnership launched to boost Iowa capacity for conservation planning

Partnership launched to boost Iowa capacity for conservation planning

The Iowa Department of Agri­culture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) last week announced a new public-private partnership to deliver conservation planning and outreach services to expand conservation and water quality efforts in three targeted watersheds.  

North Iowa Agronomy Part­ners in Waverly and LT Leon Associates Inc. in Des Moines will assist farmers and landowners in the conservation planning process and help them access federal programs focused on installing additional conservation practices.

The project is merging traditional approaches to deliver conservation through scaling up planning and practices with a non-traditional approach utilizing private agronomic, conservation and engineering service providers. Augmenting current, traditional ...




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