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April 16, 2014
AMES, Iowa –  It’s time again for the ‘Ames Reads Leopold’ event, in its seventh year of celebrating Aldo Leopold’s legacy and philosophy on sustainable living. It will be Saturday, April 26 at Ames High School.

April 15, 2014
AMES, Iowa – Consumers interested in eating local have more resources to do so with the updated directory, Iowa CSA Farms: 2014 Statewide List of Iowa CSA Farms and Organizers. Produced by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, this...

March 26, 2014
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Results from a five-year on-farm research project are helping  a northwest Iowa farmer keep valuable land in production as well as reduce nitrogen runoff into shallow wells that supply water for a nearby community of 7,000 people. The project also shows how research...

March 20, 2014
AMES, Iowa – This April 8 at Quality Inn, Ames, farmer Penny Brown Huber will discuss the success of her Marshalltown-based flash-freeze fruit and vegetable packaging plant, Iowa Choice Harvest.   The start-up food processing business was established by a handful of central Iowa...

March 14, 2014
AMES, Iowa – “When it comes to building healthy, productive soils, remember,” says Ray Archuleta in one of his many soil health videos, “do not disturb.” The charismatic spokesperson for the unseen secrets of soil, Archuleta visits Iowa State University this year as...

March 12, 2014
AMES, Iowa – Photographs, infographics and interviews paint a full-color, big picture view of prairie strips in a new publication from Iowa State University’s STRIPS team and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.