Black Hawk County, Iowa, farmer Nick Meier is interested in the on- and off-farm benefits of 4R Plus practices.
Shawn Richmond, environmental services director at the Agribusiness Association of Iowa, encourages farmers to consider the 4R Plus practices that address their unique situations.
Soil Health Partnership field manager and east-central Iowa farmer Lisa Kubik says soil health is defined on the farm level.
The changing landscape of farmland ownership in Iowa presents opportunities for tenants. Sharing information can bridge the divide with landowners.
Edge-of-field practices provide farmers with immediate gratification because the water-quality benefits are quickly measurable.
While Julie Kenney uses her role as Iowa Deputy of Secretary of Agriculture to encourage farmers to use 4R Plus practices, her husband Mark implements the practices on their farm.
Iowa has a proven track record changing the landscape for the better. Learn about a first-of-its-kind mapping project that serves as a baseline for measuring progress.