Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey thanked Iowa legislators for providing $9.6 million to support the Iowa Water Quality Initiative, but highlighted the missed opportunity to identify a long-term funding source
IPPA has provided $25,000 to IDALS to be used for various projects over the next year. The funds will help offset up to 50% of the costs for pig farmers to install saturated buffers or bioreactors on their farm land.
Collaboration and partnerships are the keys to success in any agriculture initiative, but particularly when it comes to water quality. The Elk Run Water Quality Initiative (WQI) is just one example of how the partnershi
Sonny Perdue, as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, may be the most aggressive enforcer of President Donald Trump’s pro-business and deregulatory agenda that the fewest Americans, outside agriculture, have ever heard of.
In 2015, the Des Moines Water Works filed a federal lawsuit contending that drainage districts in three Iowa counties are polluting drinking water with nitrate runoff. A year later, little has been resolved and tensions
Farmers in Iowa continue to expand usage of no-till or strip-till field practices to limit runoff, improve water quality and reduce production costs. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is sharing recommendations
Shouldn’t unused funds go back to the U.S. Treasury? U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), thought so, but her bill was defeated 50-48. She gives her most recent “Squeal Award” to the U.S. Senate as a result.