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Iowa State Survey Shows Farm Owners Make Small Increases in Conservation

January 13, 2020

A survey of Iowa landowners conducted by Iowa State University suggests that adoption of conservation practices has increased slightly since 2012, and that ongoing trends in land ownership and management are likely barriers to a number of conservation practices. However, some of these same barriers may contribute to increased use of no-till management on cropland, researchers found.

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K-12 educators ‘Step Up the Science of Water Quality’ with Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation and Iowa Nutrient Research Center

August 16, 2021


K-12 educators follow Adam Janke, assistant professor and extension wildlife specialist, around an oxbow wetland as he calls on them to engage their senses and experience the varied benefits from the nutrient reduction practice. Iowa State University photo.

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