The 2014 Farm Bill is streamlining key conservation programs while investing about $18.7 billion in conservation programs offered by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service over the next five years.
USDA-NRCS Conservation Agronomist Ray Archuleta will give the 2014 Shivvers Lecture on Soil Health and Sustainability on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in the Sun Room of Iowa State University's Memorial Union.
By restoring wetlands and grasslands, farmers are protecting lands that are critical to holding water and providing wildlife habitat.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently released its updated guidelines for terminating cover crops prior to spring planting. The guidelines apply to Iowans who farm on non-irrigated cropland.
Hear directly from Iowa's leading farmers to find out how they’re using soil health management systems to make their farms more sustainable, productive and profitable.
Date: Mar 4, 2014
- Mar 25, 2014
Why Use Cover Crops?
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