Conservation: Pilot Project in Gilmore City, IA

On Thursday, August 27, the Drainage Research and Demonstration site at Gilmore City explored nutrient reduction strategies. Directly following the field day Shawn Richmond, AAI Environmental Technology Director and Dr. Bill Crumpton, ISU Professor of Wetland Ecology, gave a tour of a nearby nutrient removal wetland.

The Des Moines Register covered the story:

Shawn Richmond of the Agribusiness Association of Iowa explains how a new wetlands improvement project works and how it benefits the land.

The full article and photos can be found here.

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