Pocahontas farmer Jeanne Elbert and her husband, Troy, consider farming their livelihood, which is why they are using cover crops to help improve the health of their cropland soils.
Ron and Maria Vakulskas Rosmann have operated "Farm Sweet Farm," a certified organic farm of 700 acres since 1994. Near Harlan, the farm is home to a remarkable amount of diversity - above and below the ground.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping Iraq War Veteran Adam Boge improve technology and other efficiencies in his new farming operation, allowing the Ventura farmer to prepare for long-term success in the first full year on his own.
Southeast Iowa dairy farmer David Petersen’s manure management projects keep potential contaminates out of two water drainage areas on his farm, ensuring cleaner water downstream to the Cedar, Iowa and Mississippi Rivers.
A 39-year farming veteran split from his past farming practices to use less fertilizer and improve crop health and yield performance.
Date: Feb 6, 2015
Restoring the Balance: Prairie Conservation Strips
Iowa Conservation Showcase
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