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10.17.2018 - Des Moines - Learn how to implement State Revolving Fund sponsored projects in your community at our annual workshop on November 28, 2018 at the DMACC FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny.  Registration is now open.  Click Here to go to the registration flyer and register online.  Registration is just $35 through November 19th.

10.08.2018 - AMES, Iowa — The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University has honored an agricultural policymaker and a conservation-minded farmer with its Spencer Award for Sustainable Agriculture.

10.03.2018 - Iowa City, IA - As floods continue to impact the safety and economic stability of our communities, infrastructure, and valuable farmland, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) requests your feedback to determine where additional stream sensors are needed to enhance the flood monitoring and prediction capabilities in your area.

10.03.2018 - AMES, Iowa— Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar that aims to improve the understanding and management of nitrogen losses from hydric soil landscapes on Wednesday, October 17 at 12:00 p.m.

09.28.2018 - Des Moines, Ia - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced that pre-applications are now being accepted for conservation projects located in urban areas that are focused on improving water quality.

09.18.2018 - Ames, Iowa – The Iowa Water Center Graduate Student Research Competition is now open for graduate students located at accredited institutions in Iowa.

09.17.2018 - Forth Worth, TX – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is investing $392 million (PDF, 238 KB) to help rebuild and improve rural water and wastewater infrastructure in 42 states.

09.12.2018 - Storm Lake, Iowa - Innovative Storm Lake High School science teacher Angela Mesenbrink will embark on a new challenge in the upcoming academic year: implementing a brand-new program called “The Watershed Project.” Iowa educators developed this flexible framework to engage youth in three-dimensional learning while meeting Next Generation Science Standards.  

08.28.2018 - Ankeny, IA - The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) is seeking four watersheds to participate in a watershed planning project. The goal of the project is to assist Iowa HUC-12 (Hydrologic Unit Code) watersheds in creating watershed plans for improved water and soil quality. Each plan will build readiness for implementation of conservation farming practices that improve soil and water quality in the watersheds.  

08.23.18 - Howard County – Local efforts in Howard County to improve water quality are receiving national attention.

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