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Stay safe this harvest season

Stay safe this harvest season

  • 9/26/2023 1:05:00 PM
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AMES - As fall harvest starts across Iowa, the risk of wildfires in crop fields increases. Recent rains across Iowa provided some relief from the on-going drought, but crop fields are still dry, cured and could spark wildfires.
Firewise on the Farm

Firewise on the Farm

  • 11/1/2022 1:46:00 PM
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AMES - As Iowa’s annual harvest wraps up across the state, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages farmers to get reacquainted with fire prevention practices to keep the farm ‘firewise.’