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Rogers Successfully No-tills River Bottoms

Woodbury County farmer Randy Rogers discovered a way to successfully no-till soybeans and strip-till corn on the Missouri River Bottoms.

Cover Crops Providing Supplemental Livestock Feed

Cover crops are growing in popularity across the Midwest, mostly for erosion control, weed suppression, nitrate loss reduction, and the soil health benefits they provide. Many Iowa livestock producers, however, are also finding cover crops to be an excellent source of spring feeding.

2014 Farm Bill Streamlines, Consolidates Conservation Programs

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 to invest in Prairie Pothole landscape effort

By restoring wetlands and grasslands, farmers are protecting lands that are critical to holding water and providing wildlife habitat.

Iowa Soil Health Producer Profiles

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.

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