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.
Iowa Nutrient Research Center Assistant Director Kay Stefanik discusses the center, its current activities and accomplishments, and some of the impacts from the research projects it has funded, during a January 15, 2020, webinar hosted by Iowa Learning Farms.
This short video introduces the Iowa Water Quality Research Map, its features and how it works. Narrated by INRC Assistant Director Kay Stefanik. (3.34 minutes).