Articles from August 2019

Kent Park

Demand Clean Water Now

Guest editorial that first appeared in Iowa Ideas Magazine is reposted here. Essay discusses nitrate pollution, altered hydrology, and farm conservation in Iowa.
Orlan cropped


Essay about fishing with newspaper columnist Orlan Love and the Wapsipinicon and Maquoketa Rivers of eastern Iowa.

Market Dis(equilibrium)

Guest post authored by Dr. Silvia Secchi about USDA conservation programs and how they could be improved to deliver outcomes beneficial to the public.
A river flowing between trees

10,000 Pounds of BS

Nitrate contamination of drinking water and whether stream nitrate pollution links to soil organic matter.