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.

LICA is a group of professional contractors who are dedicated to building land-based structures that help improve soil health and water quality. These contractors partner with farmers and landowners to add permanent conservation practices to their fields to protect our resources for the next generation of farmers.

LICA has an 80-acre farm to showcase a variety of conservation practices that are commonly used in Iowa, including bioreactors, buffer strips, saturated buffers, terraces and wetlands.

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