Thousands of cycling enthusiasts from around the world travel to central Iowa to ride the scenic High Trestle Trail, which runs through 25-plus miles of farm country.

Now as they roll past cornfields, cattle pastures and creeks, cyclists can learn more about how Iowa farmers work to protect soil and water quality.

The Iowa Farm Bureau has placed two new signs explaining the conservation practices that cyclists can see as they ride on the High Trestle Trail. More conservation signs are planned for the trail in the coming months.

The easy-to-see signs, located on the trail between Ankeny and Sheldahl, encourage cyclists to slow their roll and...