Division of Soil Conservation Soil and Water Quality Review, October 2007

(2007) Division of Soil Conservation Soil and Water Quality Review, October 2007. Agriculture and Land Stewardship

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Abstract

What is in this review produced by The Iowa Department of Agricultural and Land Stewardship: Special Points of Interest: • CREP wetlands remove 40-90% of the nitrate and 90+% of the herbicide in tile drainage water from upper- lying croplands. • The watershed approach is comprehensive, efficient and effective resource management. • The Mines & Minerals Bureau, through the AML Program, worked with various watershed groups to secure an additional $1 million dollars in funding for the construction on AML projects in Marion and Mahaska counties. • Iowa Learning Farm is Building a Culture of Conservation: Farmer to Farmer—Iowan to Iowan.

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: AG, Agriculture, Soil, Conservation, Iowa
Subjects: Agriculture and food production > Soil erosion
Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Ecology
Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Water quality
ID Code: 7624
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 06 Aug 2009 18:10
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2009 18:10
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/7624