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Big Ag’s weak hand in nitrate fight

Thursday, February 5, 2015

In May 2013 Iowa implemented the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, a program that all but admitted the state’s ag runoff was a growing problem that required joint attention from farmers, local communities and the state.

Children should know the joy of the woods

Thursday, February 5, 2015

A downed tree could be the scene of our latest play while doubling as our picnic table.

Winter can be busy at your local SWCD

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Winter time for natural resources professionals is something that I have taken to calling meeting season.

A hot time on a cold, cold night

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Journey came on the radio. Don’t Stop Believin’. You get me, Steve Perry. You really get me.

More than just the stars of Groundhog Day

Thursday, February 5, 2015

February 2 is about halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.

Good hunting through end of February

Thursday, February 5, 2015

From coyotes to antler sheds, February brings more opportunity.

A hint of better grain prices this morning

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

These are hard times to make decisions, and most farmers have deferred decisions and are just storing crops for higher prices.

Get crafty with mason jars

Friday, January 30, 2015

Put leftover canning jars to use with these simple and fun crafts.

Water quality: Farmers, are you doing best you can?

Thursday, January 29, 2015

No matter where you farm, or what you farm, you impact water quality with your production practices and management decisions: Commentary by Editor Susan Crowell

Landowners should always be willing to ‘do what’s right’

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All citizens share in the responsibility of land stewardship.

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