Soil conservation program draws 1,904 farmers

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship reports that 1,904 farmers installed conservation practices such as terraces this year as part of the state’s cost-share program.

The state spent $9.8 million on the projects, with farmers adding $12.8 million for a total of $22.6 million.

The projects also included management practices, grassed waterways, grade stabilization and sediment basins. Farmers installed 515 miles of terraces this year.

Read more at http://www.BusinessRecord.com

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s