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Iowa teachers can learn about water quality and how science can help manage soil nutrients through a new graduate course
The USDA is issuing a technical note for public comment that includes six standard methods for measuring soil health. The USDA and its Natural Resources Conservation Service and conservation partners will use the measures to assess soil health problems and impacts as part of its conservation planning and implementation. Farmers have until December 13 to comment on the proposed field and laboratory methods.
There are 5 upcoming conservation field days under our Field Days & Events tab.
Ag Leaders urge lawmakers to pass new farm bill, find solutions to trade concerns.
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is encouraging farmers to take advantage of a program that provides a $5 per acre reduction on crop insurance premiums for planting cover crops.
Iowa farmers interested in treating natural resource concerns on their land have until Oct. 19 to be considered for priority funding
The U.S. EPA, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship staff visited Iowa Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program wetlands in Dallas County September 11 near Grimes. The staff learned about existing research and different Iowa wetland types, and discussed future policy and research needs to advance Iowa’s water quality objectives.
Iowa’s Conservation Farmer of the Year Chad Ide from Shannon City received the keys to his John Deere 6E Series utility tractor Monday in Des Moines.
The Iowa Chapter of the Land Improvement Contractors Association hosted an “edge of field practice” field day September 13 at their demonstration farm east of Melbourne. See the saturated buffer that was added this year.