Articles from March 2021

A farmer in a green coat pulls a big sliding door shut on the machine shed


Sunday, March 28, 2021
Silvia Secchi comments on land values, government subsidies for agriculture, and the demographics of farmers who receive the subsidies.
Newspaper clipping about a couple's 50th anniversary

Environmental Injustice

Monday, March 22, 2021
Long and short, Iowa farming is whiter and older and manlier than the Caddyshack country club.
finally realizing Vichy water is for Nazis

Big Pollution

Sunday, March 7, 2021
How water pollution in Iowa has created a cottage industry of professionals dependent upon the maintenance of the problem.
Iowa 2020 Nitrate loss interior basins

Manure Matters: Iowa 2020 Nitrate Summary

Monday, March 1, 2021
Iowa 2020 Nitrate-Nitrogen loss to the Mississippi Basin and the Gulf of Mexico.