Governor signs bill allocating funds for state water quality initiative

StreamIowa Governor Terry Branstad has signed a bill making funds available to support the Iowa Water Quality Initiative in fiscal 2016.

The measure signed into law by the governor on July 2 allocates $9.6 million to the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

Silos & Smokestacks announces new president

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The Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area based in Waterloo has named a new president. Cara Miller brings more than 25 years of non-profit management and leadership experience to SSNHA.

The We Care Responsible Pork Initiative

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Every day, the efforts of Iowa hog farmers and all those associated with pork production on farms across America demonstrate care and concern for how pigs are cared for and how pork is produced. The adoption of a statement of ethical principles calls attention to producers’ responsibilities to uphold the highest standards and maintain the public’s trust.

 

 

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