Soil and Water Outcomes Fund

Did you know… The Soil and Water Outcomes Fund provides financial incentives directly to farmers who transition to on-farm conservation practices that yield positive environmental outcomes like carbon sequestration and water quality improvement. They provide new market opportunities and revenue streams for farmers by selling these environmental outcomes to the public and private beneficiaries that

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Free WQ Monitoring and Technical Guidance from PSCW!

Thanks to the generosity of the Iowa Corn Growers Association, PSCW has an extra supply of nitrate/nitrite test strips. We are offering these test strips to citizens and businesses of Scott County in two ways: a) A PSCW representative can come to your property and conduct a one-time free water quality assessment using the nitrate/nitrite strips

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Mississippi River cities join project to map plastic litter

Cities along the Mississippi River will take part in a global system to determine where plastic pollution comes from and how it ends up in waterways Cities along the Mississippi River will take part in a global system to determine where plastic pollution comes from and how it ends up in waterways as a first step toward solving the problem,

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March 2021 Virtual Forum

What makes healthy soil? How does it degrade/erode?  What can be done to preserve/restore soil health in rural and urban settings?  Jennifer Turner with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) will discuss the properties of healthy soil and ways that you can determine if your soil is healthy.  She will also explain the available cost share programs that the

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Register now for the Spring Snapshot!

Register now for the Spring Snapshot Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Event! This is your opportunity to become a citizen scientist for the day and gather important data about the health of Scott County’s watersheds. The valuable data gathered by volunteers will assist PSCW in raising funds for water quality improvement projects in the county. No experience

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Women Caring for the Land Free Webinar

Women who own or manage farmland, especially those in the eastern Iowa Indian Creek Watershed, are invited to participate in a free, on-line conservation meeting focused on soil health on March 3rd from 9:00-11:00 a.m. CT. This meeting is part of Women Caring for the Land, a program coordinated by the Women, Food & Agriculture Network, and is co-sponsored

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Fertilizer Application and Watershed Health Webinar

Jake Vossenkemper, Agronomy Lead with Twin State, Inc./Liqui-Grow will present “Agronomic Measurement Factors for Preserving Water Quality in Corn-Soybean Cropping Systems in the U.S. Midwest.” Conservations practices in agriculture are more relevant today than they ever have been in human history. Join this webinar to learn about practical management factors that farmers can employ to

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