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INREC Participates in Iowa Corn Panel During Farm Progress Show

INREC Participates in Iowa Corn Panel During Farm Progress Show

Visitor friendly weather helped draw a crowd to the Iowa Corn panel discussion on conservation at the 2016 Farm Progress Show in rural Boone. Iowa Corn held a three day water quality panel on August 30 - September 1. Environmental Technology Director Shawn Richmond represented the Iowa Nutrient Research and Education Council (INREC) during the discussion on Wednesday. Richmond discussed topics that related to soil and water conservation, including the importance of on-farm conservation adoption and water quality education.
Wednesday's panel moderator was Ben Nuelle from Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Farm Broadcaster. Other panelists included Iowa Corn Growers Association Chairman Bob Hemesath, a farmer from Decorah and Iowa Corn Promotion Board Director Roger Zylstra, a farmer from Lynnville.

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Iowa Learning Farms to Host Field Day Near Nashua

Iowa Learning Farms to Host Field Day Near Nashua

Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day Promotes Agricultural Evolution on Nov. 19 near Nashua AMES, Iowa – The Soil Health Partnership, along with the Iowa Learning Farms and Bremer County farmer partner Mark Mueller, wil ...

WOTUS to take effect Aug 28; but for who?

For Immediate Release August 28, 2015 Des Moines - Many of you are aware that the final rule redefining Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) now called the Clean Water Rule will be in effect as of today, August 28, 2015. But not ...

Environmental Progress at the Heart of INREC

Environmental Progress at the Heart of INREC

Progress will be measured of farmer adoption of practices identified by the ISU Nutrient Science Team which reduce nutrient transport to water resources.  Examples include use of nitrogen inhibitor, timing and rate of ni ...

Water Quality Demo Project Launched

Water Quality Demo Project Launched

On Monday, July 6, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced funding for the AAI environmental initiative “Optimized Water Quality Wetlands Integrated with In-Field Nutrient Management Practices”. The proposa ...

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