Find out what non-operating landowners are doing to encourage the adoption of 4R Plus practices on rented land.
Boone County’s Bret and Liz Pierce have merged their passion for crops and cattle and together work to improve soil health while protecting water quality.
Mollie Aronowitz with Peoples Company recommends using leases as discussion starters between non-operating landowners and tenants to adopt 4R Plus practices.
Non-operating landowners rate conservation as a top priority because it helps maintain a farm’s value, says Hertz Farm Management, Inc.
Grundy County’s Eric Andersen has a reputation for taking care of his valuable farmland. That’s something landowners have noticed.
The changing landscape of farmland ownership in Iowa presents opportunities for tenants. Sharing information can bridge the divide with landowners.
The Iowa Farm & Rural Life Poll: 2018 Summary Report demonstrates the percentage of Iowa’s farmers who are adopting 4R Plus practices continues to rise.