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Conservation Counts Articles

Read more about how farmers are taking a collaborative and comprehensive approach to improving water quality at ConservationCountsIowa.com

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Economics spur conservation

3/25/2019

Delaware County's Kevin Glanz finds conservation can reduce costs and build soil health.

Conservation becomes the norm in Iowa

3/25/2019

As a longtime observer of agriculture in Iowa, I’ve never seen anything quite like the way farmers and others in the state have embraced the challenge of improving water quality and reducing soil loss.

Measuring conservation progress

3/25/2019

INREC, a private-public partnership that uses ag retail data to measure conservation practices, finds tremendous progress on phosphorus goals.

A high-tech conservation inventory

3/25/2019

LiDar system documents conservation structures using airplanes and lasers.

A long-term commitment to conservation

3/25/2019

Building a bioreactor on his Poweshiek County farm is latest example of Roger Van Ersvelde’s commitment to conservation and water quality.

Conservation finds a firm footing

3/25/2019

Farmers in the Silver Creek watershed in northeast Iowa are stepping up to improve water quality.

Realizing gains from conservation

3/25/2019

Matt Schelling of Sioux County saw conservation practices, such as cover crops, pay off in a difficult year.

Carrying on a long legacy of conservation

3/25/2019

Roger Edwards of Columbus Junction has continually made improvements to protect water quality and improve soil health.

Making a difference in a key watershed

3/25/2019

Farmers like Brian Hoffman are making a positive difference in the Elk Run Creek watershed.

Working to expand use of edge-of-field practices

3/25/2019

Shane Wulf, the state’s new edge-of-field project coordinator, is helping farmers find ways to install structures to improve water quality.

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