Watershed Projects


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Eight watershed demonstration projects covering 606,000 acres have been selected to receive $4.1 million in funding through the Iowa water quality initiative over the next three years. Continue reading

Northey: Funds Available for Water Quality Practices


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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced  that cost share funds are available to help farmers install nutrient reduction practices.  The initial practices that are prioritized for funding this fall are cover crops, no-till or strip till, or using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fertilizer. Continue reading