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Market to Market (January 31, 2014)

posted on January 31, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Market to Market (January 31, 2014)
Full Program: The law authorizing nearly a trillion dollars in spending on farm and nutrition programs moves one step closer to fruition. President Obama unveils his vision for U.S. energy production – much to the chagrin of ethanol supporters. Iowa farmers... Full Story

Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution

posted on January 31, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution
Small rural communities faced with expensive solutions to providing clean water are looking at alternatives that are aimed at prevention rather than treatment. Full Story

Rural Communities Tackle the Problem of Nitrate Contamination

posted on January 24, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Rural Communities Tackle the Problem of Nitrate Contamination
Small rural communities faced with expensive solutions to providing clean water are looking at alternatives that are aimed at prevention rather than treatment. Full Story

ISU Professor Leads Study Of Farm Field Erosion

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Global studies show that the world's cropland is losing topsoil faster than new soil is forming, reducing cropland's fertility. Full Story

EPA Says US Falls Short In Shrinking Dead Zone

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Environmental Protection Agency officials say states in the river's watershed need to accelerate efforts to cut pollution from farm field runoff and discharges from sewage treatment plants. Full Story

USDA To Spend $32 Million On Wetland Restoration

posted on May 25, 2012 at 1:54 PM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture is to spend $32 million this year on wetland preservation and restoration projects in seven states along the Mississippi River. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday... Full Story

Report: Calif. Nitrate Contamination Spreading

posted on March 16, 2012 at 5:54 PM

(AP) — Nitrate contamination of drinking water is a pervasive problem in California's agricultural heartland and is bound to intensify in the coming years, according to a University of California, Davis study released Tuesday. The study,... Full Story

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