Dine at the County Line will be at the Lowell Vos Farm Near Kingsley
ISU Extension and Outreach is teaming up with Siouxland's Agriculture in the Classroom to present Dine on the County Line, Thursday at the Lowell Vos Farm near Kingsley. Gretchen talks with Janelle Johnson of ISU E & O about this unique event.
This week we will talk about all things water. Water quality, water management, and the apparently rising waters of the earth. First though, we talk with a man who is fighting an effort by the state legislature to do away with the Des Moines Water Works. Lawmakers have been debating a bill that would essentially dismantle the organization. Bill Stowe is the CEO of the Des Moines Water Works.
It looks like The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will survive, but without money from the state. Governor Terry Branstad used his veto authority Friday to save the agricultural research center, even though majority of state lawmakers voted to dismantle it. The center's future remains uncertain.
ByMary Hartnett & Person: Mary Hartnett•Jan 29, 2017
New corn fiber conversion technology could boost the number of gallons that Iowa ethanol plants can produce. That will be one of the topics at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit tomorrow. Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director Monte Shaw says a traditional ethanol plant turns the starch of a corn kernel into ethanol, while the rest goes to make other products.