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  • Saturated Buffers Are Key To Removing Nitrates From Drain Tile

    posted 1/14/2021 Lee Tesdell farms 80 acres near Huxley, Iowa, that have been in his family since 1884. To maintain such a legacy, he's adopted a long-term view of sustainability and strives to make his farm an example of the impact conservation practices have on soil health and water quality.

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  • Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here Tour Visits Marshall County

    posted 11/4/2020 The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour will stop at the Iowa Land Improvement Contractors Association (LICA) demonstration farm east of Melbourne, Iowa today.

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  • 2020 Edge of Field Partnership

    posted 10/23/2020 In keeping with its goal to install at least five woodchip bioreactors across the state beginning in 2017, the Woodchip Bioreactor Partnership, formerly the Edge of Field Partnership, comprised of Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois LICA, IL Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the University of Illinois' College of ACES, completed its third bioreactor installation on September 21st.

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  • The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here Tour Stops at Kirkwood Community College

    posted 10/21/2020 The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour will visit Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, today. The stop, hosted by Iowa Corn, highlights the Soil Health Partnership (SHP) and a number of farmers who are exploring the economic and environmental benefits of soil health practices on their farms.

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  • The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here Tour Visits Madison County

    posted 10/14/2020 The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour will visit the Madison County fairgrounds today in Winterset. This stop highlights efforts to protect Cedar Lake, the source of drinking water for Winterset.

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