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Field Services Bureau

Financial Assistance For Conservation Practices

Fund allocations are made to soil and water conservation districts, commissioners set
priorities for their use, and field office staff assure the technical quality of practices built. These practices are  subject to maintenance agreements.

State cost share can be used for temporary or permanent practices. For example:

Temporary practices

No-till
Strip till
Contouring
Field Borders
Cover Crops

Ridge till
Critical Area Planting
Contour strip cropping
Filter strips

Permanent practices

Diversion
Grade stabilization structures
Grass strips
Pasture and Hay land planting
Terraces

Terraces
Windbreaks
Grassed waterways
Tree planting
conservation cover

You can't go wrong.

By investing in soil conservation, you receive the best of both worlds: you improve the productivity of your farm and keep sediment out of the water. The work you do on your farm permanently benefits the quality of life in Iowa.

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