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New conservation field day announced for week of September 21st

9/22/2020

There is an upcoming conservation webinar under our Field Days & Events tab.

EPA Announces Interim Decision on Atrazine and Other Triazines

9/18/2020

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced an interim decision declaring atrazine safe for continued use in controlling broadleaf weeds in corn. The next step for final approval is a biological evaluation required under the Endangered Species Act.

What are the major sources of greenhouse gas emissions?

9/17/2020

Everyone has a part to play in promoting a sustainable planet. For the family farms I work with, sustainability is a top goal.

Delegates adopt policy

9/14/2020

Farm Bureau delegates develop language on livestock, biofuels and other key issues.

New conservation virtual field days announced for week of September 14th

9/10/2020

There is an upcoming conservation webinar under our Field Days & Events tab.

Conservation in action

9/8/2020

Meet Iowa's 2020 Conservation farmer of the year

Water quality progress

9/8/2020

U.S. agriculture secretary praises water quality efforts by Iowa farmers.

Conservation compliance concerns

9/8/2020

New rules didn't resolve many issues that farmers continued to have with the program.

Teaching Burger King about sustainability | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 51

9/7/2020

In this episode, Iowa DOT officer Sergeant Kevin Killpack talks about DOT’s rules and exceptions for farmers during the 2020 harvest. And Iowa farm celebrity Michelle Miller (known to her social media followers as “The Farm Babe”) shares how she welcomed Burger King executives to learn the truth about the sustainability of agriculture (after Burger King ran an ad mischaracterizing the environmental impact of cattle).

New conservation virtual field days announced for week of September 7th

9/3/2020

There is an upcoming conservation webinar under our Field Days & Events tab.

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