Blog Posts


Butlers Oftha Bushel

wind erosion and fall tillage
peabody train

Mr. Peabody's Corn Train

Comparison of Iowa and West Virginia
gravy boat

Pass the Gravy

Conservation compliance and crop insurance.
cedar river

Wishin' Accomplished in NDM

Iowa DNR cancelling Cedar River TMDL.

Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be farmers

Cowboys, farmers, and their myths and their myth makers
foggy desoto clear sky


Corn ethanol and the depletion of the Ogallala aquifer.
bloody run headwaters

The Right to Bear Farms

Great Lakes Region Initiative, Mississippi River, Iowa corn farming and science.
andre the giant

Odor In The Court

Iowa Supreme Court decision on pollution from hog confinement

No bushel left behind

Claims about Iowa stream phosphorus and new paper in Journal of Am. Water Resources Assoc.
shark jumping

Jumping the Shark

Demonstration corn and soybean plots in Des Moines Water Works Park.