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Free cover crop seed for all FFA chapters
Iowa Cover Crop is offering up to 10 acres of free cover crop seed to all Iowa FFA chapters.
What does "sustainability" really mean?
When you think of sustainability, do you think of livestock, nutrition and women's empowerment?
New conservation field days announced for week of September 20
New conservation field days announced for week of September 20.
Cover crops catching on around the country, a new survey shows
A survey of farmers by Purdue University conducted last month showed significant gains in cover crop plantings.
However, many questions remain for farmers in these emerging programs, says Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig.
Iowa celebrates installation of 100th crep wetland
Iowa’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) celebrated its 100th wetland site earlier this month,
Puetz family named good farm neighbors
Bob and Lisa Puetz, who operate a row crop and hog farm in Plymouth County, are honored for their conservation efforts.
New conservation field days announced for week of September 13
New conservation field days announced for week of September 13.
How a former U.S. Ambassador and USFRA’s CEO are sharing U.S. agriculture’s story internationally (emphasizing the importance of ag technology and livestock) | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 82
In this episode, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture Kip Tom and U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action CEO Erin Fitzgerald discuss how they’re sharing U.S. agriculture’s story internationally (particularly the importance ag technology and livestock).