Striving toward progress in 2020

Dirck Steimel

Water quality will remain high on the list of priorities for Iowa farmers in 2020. More specifically, they are working to reduce losses of nitrogen from farm fields into streams, rivers and lakes.

As you’ll read in this edition of Family Living, farmers over the years have made significant progress in reducing the amount of phosphorus leaving fields and entering the state’s surface water. Now they are pivoting their attention to nitrogen, and Iowa water...

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