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How SILT Creates Farming Opportunities For Young Iowans

Sustainable Iowa Land Trust Meet Ben. Ben grew up in Cedar Falls, but after a stint volunteering on a farm decided to dedicate his life to it. He didn’t see Iowa offering the opportunity he was looking for, so he … Continue reading

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SILT: How Budget Bill Benefits Iowa Landowners

Update from Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (SILT): The spending bill just signed by President Obama contains a huge benefit for Iowa landowners who want to protect their land to grow healthy food for good. It also creates a permanent IRA … Continue reading

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SILT: Helping To Save Iowa’s Farmland Before It’s Too Late

      When Honey Creek resident Joe Driscoll called SILT in January he sounded anxious. Joe had dreamed that his family farm just minutes from downtown Omaha would become the “Loess Hills Young People’s Farm.” He wanted to see … Continue reading

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