News

Five Watershed Demonstration Projects Selected To Receive Funds

Five Watershed Demonstration Projects Selected To Receive Funds

Des Moines, IA: (May 30, 2014) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that five watershed demonstration projects have been selected to receive $1.7 million in funding through the Iowa water quality initiative over the next three years.

In addition, the projects will provide an additional $2.2 million in matching funds to support water quality improvement efforts.
The projects are in Audubon, Wapello, Henry, Montgomery and Plymouth Counties.

The Plymouth County project will develop water quality practices that are especially relevant to livestock producers. It will be a cooperative effort of the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service, ISU Extension, Plymouth County Farm Bureau, Plymouth County Pheasants Forever, the Iowa Corn and Soybean Associations, Remsen Farmers Coop, Farmers Coop, the Plymouth County Pork Producers and the Le Mars Agri-Center.

Local Headlines

in Local

Iowa Budget

dollar sign

Iowa's State Auditor Mary Mosiman is predicting the state budget will remain positive for the next 11 months...

in Local

Law Enforcement Reports

lawenforcement1240

Law Enforcement Reports...

in Local

Highway 86 Road Work Starts Today

Road Work 1280

Motorists on Highway 86 traveling across Interstate 90 can expect a detour starting today as crews begin to update the bridge over Interstate 90...

in Local

Clay County Disaster Declaration Impact

cash1240

A Presidential Disaster Declaration was approved for the majority of Counties in the KICD listening area last week...

in Local

Dolliver Motorcycle Accident

An Emmetsburg man is injured in a motorcycle accident...