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Why Conservation Should Matter to a Landowner


By Evan Brehm; Conservation Agronomist Iowa Soybean Association As the famous Iowan, Aldo Leopold, once said, “Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” This implies that if we give back to our land, it will give back…

Roundup and Cancer


I know everyone has seen the recent television advertising regarding Roundup herbicide as a cancer causing substance. I thought the following information might be insightful: The EPA recently announced it will no longer approve product labels that claim glyphosate (that’s…

Opportunity Funds and Zones. What are they?


In Benton County, Iowa, the city of Vinton and surrounding areas to the west and to the east are designated Opportunity Zones! If you’re looking for capital gain tax relief on the recent sale of stocks or real estate, this…