Century and Heritage Farm Program 

The program is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and recognizes families that have owned their farm for 100 years in the case of Century Farms and 150 years for Heritage Farms.   For further info  Century Farm Award , Heritage Farm Award

Herbicides & Cover Crops  Things to consider this spring prior to applying herbicides.  

Dubuque Soil & Water Conservation District

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210 Bierman Road, Epworth, Iowa  52045             Phone: (563) 876-3418 ext. 3             Email: Colleen.Siefken@ia.nacdnet.net 

Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award​​

The Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award is a joint effort of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to recognize the exemplary voluntary efforts of Iowa's farmers as environmental leaders committed to healthy soils and improved water quality.   



Cover Crop Cost Share - ALL STATE FUNDING HAS BEEN ALLOCATED, CHECK BACK NEXT SPRING!  First time cover crop users are eligible for $25/ac and previous users are $15/ac.    Federal EQIP funding has a year round signup.   Apply by 10/20/17 for FY 18 EQIP.