Shawn Shouse

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High tunnels are inexpensive, simple, passive-solar greenhouses that allow growers to extend the season and produce high yields of quality produce earlier and later than field-grown crops. However, soil around a high tunnel can erode or become saturated after rainfall. This potential problem has been turned into an asset, thanks to a one-year research project conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Shawn Shouse and Linda Naeve and Laura Miller and Willy Klein

Safety on an acreage is the topic of the article “Security for your Acreage,” featured in July’s issue of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Acreage Living Newsletter.

By: Shawn Shouse

Even if your home was not damaged by flooding, your private well may need attention. Wells that have been submerged beneath floodwater or high groundwater tables should be disinfected and tested for safety before using water from them for drinking or food preparation.

By: Shawn Shouse

An ag engineer with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers guidance on protecting water supplies from freezing this winter.

By: Shawn Shouse