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Small scale farming to large scale agriculture: the move toward environmentally friendly practices

By Kathryn Cawdrey DES MOINES, Iowa — Conservation agriculture is critical for modern farming. With pressures from climate change and the need for sustainability, smallholder farmers and large corporations are implementing new, environmentally friendly farming practices. Members from One Acre … Continue reading

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One Acre Fund: taking it straight to the farmer

By Sarah Goellner DES MOINES — One Acre Fund has worked with farmers since 2006 to help improve crop yields. Now, they are beginning to look past the harvest to nutrition and health outcomes for the small-holder farmers and their … Continue reading

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Pohlman receives 2015 Borlaug field award

CORRECTION: This article originally ran with incorrect award information. Pohlman received a $10,000 award as the recipient of the Borlaug Field Award. The endowment, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, is $1 million. By Jieyang Zheng DES MOINES, Iowa – Erc … Continue reading

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