- Photo Contest
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- Meet our new soil conservationist: Alisha VanderWoude
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- Diverse Cover Crop Following Wheat Harvest
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- Borrow a Book From the New Lending Library
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- Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award to the Scott Ness Family
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- Cover Crops: What to plant?
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- Photo Contest
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Enter our photo contest! Entries due May 22. Open to all Allamakee County residents, youth and adults. Take photos of conservation practices in Allamakee County and submit by dropping off […]
Alisha VanderWoude started as the soil conservationist in Allamakee County on October 29, 2018. Originally from Michigan, Alisha came to Iowa to attend Upper Iowa University where she majored in Environmental Science and […]
A Wisconsin farmer is improving soil health and fertility on cropland he farms across the state border near Waukon, Iowa. He added winter wheat to his rotation, followed by a […]
The Allamakee SWCD now has a small collection of books relating to the topic of soil health and how farming practice impact our soils and our world. See the descriptions […]
2016 Project Newsletter Available Now! Click here. Allamakee SWCD Project Encourages Producers to Evaluate Economics of Farmland Use With the current downtrend in commodity prices, one way farmers can minimize risk […]
The Allamakee SWCD has revised its state cost share policy. Applications can be accepted at any time. Landowners interested in installing a conservation practice may contact the SWCD office to […]
The Allamakee SWCD Commissioners have revised their current policy regarding sodbusts. According to the board, “In response to an increase in the number of requests to turn very steep and […]
Learn more about how cover crops and manure may work together for your conservation goals.
Small grain production is slowly growing in Iowa. The Allamakee SWCD would like to help producers develop the knowledge and infrastructure to produce a marketable product.