LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS
"We Can't Plow It All"
Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:07 PM CST

David Harner decided soon after his father, George, passed away in 2000 that he would establish wetlands habitat on the family’s century farm, near Swea City, Iowa. The land was available, and it made “dollars and cents” to look at the federal Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) for help in building the habitat.

Prior to George’s death, Harner had been sharecropping 280 acres from his father. After his father’s death, he began to work that land under a cash rent agreement with the rest of his family. The farm included patches of ground that were ...

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