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Water Grants
Wed Feb 5, 2014 02:48 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The state of Iowa has made available some $2.5 million to support watershed demonstration projects focused on improving water quality, as a way to expand farmer interest in conservation measures as effective tools.

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Wednesday issued a request for applications for such projects, setting March 31 as the deadline for applying, according to a news release from the department.

Projects must be within the nine large priority watersheds in the state identified by the state: the Floyd, West Nishnabotna, East Nishnabotna, North Raccoon, Boone, South Skunk, Skunk, Middle Cedar and ...

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