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Water Quality Tax Diversion

Gov. Branstad proposes a tax diversion to address Water Quality Initiatives Water Quality Tax Diversion Full Post

Water Works Questions Farm Bureau Motives

Des Moines Water Works slammed the Iowa Farm Bureau last week, saying it's backing a new group and media campaign that's more about gaining political support than solving water-quality problems. Read More: Waterworks Debacle Full Post

Our Water – Article In Des Moines Register

Agricultural drainage districts could be part of solution to pollution in Iowa. Link to article: OurWater_1  OurWater_2 Full Post

Low crop prices will batter farm income, USDA says

Low crop prices will batter farm income, USDA says - Link Full Post

Experts divided on investment in Iowa cropland

Should investors continue buying Iowa's rolling cropland, given that values have begun to soften after tripling over the past decade? Read more below Link Full Post

Growing Water Use Issues

This article focuses on the growing water use in Iowa and the issues that may cause.  Find the full article below. Growing Water Use   Full Post

Factors to Consider When Deciding Till or No Till

This article points out some of the questions operators must consider when deciding between Till or No Till Fall Tillage Full Post

Money in the Land Market

Where will land values and rent adjust to during a period of inflation.  Find the article below Money in Land Market Full Post

What Will Happen To Farm Leases With $3.25 Corn?

Here is an article written by Mark Gannon that appeared in the September 2014 edition of Wallaces Farmer regarding the affect grain prices will have on leases for the upcoming year What Will Happen to Farm Leases With $3.25 Corn?   Full Post

Farmers Must Lead Change

Article from the Des Moines Register discussing how farmers need to lead change Farmers Must Lead Change Full Post