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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Dustin Vande Hoef       
515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell)

 
 

IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AG AND IOWA PORK PRODUCERS ASSOCATION TO MAKE ANNOUCEMENT ON A WATER QUALITY PARTNERSHIP
Announcement part of watershed event in Albert City on Friday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) President Gregg Hora will make an announcement about a partnership between IPPA and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship focused on improving water quality.

The announcement will be made as part of watershed planning meeting focused on expanding the usage of edge-of-field practices such as wetlands, bioreactors and saturated buffers that are focused on improving the water quality. 

The details of the announcement follow:

Who:               Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture
Gregg Hora, President of the Iowa Pork Producers Association

Where:           Ag Partners, 30 Main St, Albert City

When:             Friday, March 30, 2018
10:00 a.m. – Watershed discussion of innovations in watershed planning, including efforts to target edge of field practices such as wetlands, bioreactors and saturated buffers
11:30 a.m. – Announcement by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and Iowa Pork Producers Association

What:             Announcement about partnership between IPPA and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship focused on improving water quality

How:               For more information, please contact Dustin Vande Hoef with the Iowa Department of Agriculture at 515-281-3375 or Dustin.VandeHoef@IowaAgriculture.gov or Ron Birkenholz with the Iowa Pork Producers Association at (515) 225-7675 or rbirkenholz@iowapork.org.

 

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