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Farmers say stewardship key to keeping land, water sustainable for future generations

How soil, water and nutrient stewardship practices, including saturated buffers, are helping one farm family keep things clean.

Jasper County interested in IDALS partnership to improve water quality

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship wants to work with Jasper County supervisors to install a number of bioreactors and saturated buffers between.

Agricultural drones market to grow to $11B by 2032

Over the next 10 years there will be relatively equal growth in the subsections of drone hardware, drone software and drone service.


It’s in the blood

Jim Blood has tiled around the world. He’s never created a trench in Taiwan or dug a ditch in Duesseldorf, but after 50 years, Blood’s company, Iowa Drainage, has laid approximately 177,983,955 feet of tile – enough to stretch around the world and then some. As he reflects on his 50 years in the business, Blood is filled with gratitude for the influences that pushed him into tiling, for his customers and for his family. When asked about tiling, his face lights up and he speaks about tiling less like a job and more like it’s a member of his family. “I love it. I’ve loved it for my whole life,” says Blood. Business isn’t slowing down, says Blood, so neither is he. » Read More...