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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller launched an investigation into sky-high fertilizer prices that are plaguing farmers and are predicted to reduce corn production in the upcoming growing season. more
Scott County is planning to be Iowa’s first to consider restricting solar farms to the least productive farmland, if state legislators don’t beat them to a vote. more
Scott Pork Producers’ annual no-show hog show reunion begins 5 p.m., Feb. 21 at the Lampliter, 143 S. Grove St., Walcott. more
Agricultural producers and landowners can sign up soon for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). more
Over that past several weeks, I’ve been working to summarize and assess another fiscal year of state cost share expenditures, and we continue to see strong interest for our conservation programs. more
Each year as I write this article, I find it a time for reflection and anticipation.  I am very proud of the conservation work happening across the state with our Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality staff, the local voice of the Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners and our interactions with diverse partners. more
Nitrate-heavy water flowing through tiles in Mike Paustian’s Walcott cornfields pauses just long enough for rich organic soil microbes to literally gobble up any threat. more
Working alongside our public and private partners, the Iowa Department of Agriculture has achieved some important conservation milestones in 2021. more
Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District is selling Bare Root Tree Seedlings, Native Prairie Plants and Deer/Rabbit Repellant.    more
It is a new year, and the Farm Service Agency needs your help. We are facing a tight deadline to complete the annual sign-up for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Program. Staff will be working with hundreds of farm operators over the course of next few months prior to the March 15, 2022 deadline. more
 River Valley Cooperative and Eastern Iowa Propane & Petro, LTD, announced Monday that they had signed a purchase agreement. River Valley Cooperative is expected to complete the acquisition by April 15.. more
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is reminding farmers and landowners who plant cover crops to apply for the state’s cover crop crop insurance discount program by Jan. 14. more
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