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0111. AAA Soil-Building Program for Iowa in 1942
During World War II, Iowa State College made recommendations on good soil management practices for Iowa farmers. The object of these recommended practices were to keep each acre in maximum production and to minimize soil erosion.
"As Land Goes, So Does Man" cartoon
This cartoon shows four scenes of farmers and farmland in good times and bad. When the land is productive, the farmer thrives. When it is not, the farmer experiences hard times.
Vilsack Signs Conservation Partnerships
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced more than 100 conservation projects.
Water Quality Efforts
Farmers share their water quality efforts.
Agriculture Groups and Urban Water Works Partner
City of Cedar Rapids and commodity groups announce innovative partnership to address water quality concerns.
Avid Student of Cover Crops Continues Education
Louis and Pat Beck hosted an Iowa Learning Farms/Miller Creek Water Quality Improvement Project cover crop field day.
Iowa FFA Leadership Conference
Governor sees farmer's water quality improvements.
Miller Creek Watershed
Many tools to improve water quality in Miller Creek Watershed.
Maria Mercedes "Mercy" Aguilera oral history interview, September 22, 2005
Interview excerpt about bringing home water from a nearby water pump.
ITAA Proceedings 2012 KSCT Joint Symposium