Conservation is very much in the forefront of Iowa Agriculture. Farmers are actively becoming engaged in finding practices to improve their soil health and water quality. But with all the information out there, how do you know what practices are right for you?
During an organics field day on the Lehman farm near Polk City on Tuesday, Leah Ellensohn with National Farmers Union was promoting a program called the Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool (RSET). Ellensohn explains the tool.
Ellensohn reminds farmers conservation tools like RSET are not just for organic farms.
To find out more, contact your local NRCS office.