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Landowner Perspective

A Landowner's Responsibility

All of society has an interest in the land used for our food production and recreation, and therefore the owners and renters have a responsibility to treat it in the best possible manner.
For over thirty years I managed farms in northwest and northcentral Iowa for absentee farm owners whom I worked closely with to make soil and water conservation an important part of our farm plans. I convinced my farm operators to stop moldboard plowing, move to chisel plows and eventually leave soybean stubble untilled in the fall.
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Women Landowners Arm for Conservation Push

Growing number of women landowners seek role in land operational decisions, helped by federally funded outreach programs.

Ruth Rabinowitz had a problem.
The long-time professional wedding photographer inherited hundreds of acres of fertile farmland in Iowa and South Dakota from her deceased father, David Rabinowitz, a Great Depression-era doctor, who invested heavily in Iowa farmland between 1978 and the mid 1990s.


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