NW Iowa Meetings Feature Environmental Stewardship for Ag
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and livestock producers are invited to a meeting featuring environmental
stewardship and their role in protecting Iowa's resources. The
meeting will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at four locations.
Meetings will be March 17 in Spencer, March 24 in Sheldon, April 5
in Whittemore and April 6 in Carroll.
The meetings will address four main issues facing agricultural producers - water quality, the Iowa Phosphorus Index and plans to manage phosphorus, air quality regulations and research, and assistance provided by state and local agencies. The keynote speaker is Chuck Corell, water quality bureau chief with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), who will discuss water quality issues in Iowa.