Over the past several years, NICC and the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation have installed a variety of conservation practices including bioswale, conservation plantings, shelterbelts, native trees, butterfly garden, storm water wetlands, grassed waterways, sediment basin, cover crops, infiltration trench, enhanced rain garden, permeable pavers and sediment basin. View these practices in person at a Conservation Tour on July 22.
Are you interested in saving money, contributing to the vibrancy of your community and reducing carbon emissions? Are you interested in installing SOLAR or renewable energy? Then it's time to think about a Farm Energy Plan.
Establishing watershed groups in impaired sub-watersheds throughout Iowa implemented through partnerships of farmers, extension specialists, Iowa State University Extension and agencies at the state and local level.
Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.