(July, 2013) Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore, NRCS collaborator Doug Davenport, and farmer Seth Watkins discuss STRIPS on Iowa Public Radio. Find the story here.
This page provides information on cost-share opportunities for farmers and landowners interested in implementing prairie strips.
This four page document introduces the reader to STRIPS and describes how one practice can help farmers improve their soil, manage nutrients, increase biodiversity, and support job creation.
Download "Small Changes, Big Impacts: Prairie Conservation Strips" here: Small Changes, Big Impacts_Prairie Conservation Strips.pdf (4.2 MB)
The STRIPS team has prepared a short document to answer landowners' most pressing questions about how to manage Prairie Conservation Strips. If you are a landowner or farm manager interested in implementing STRIPS, you can download the document below or contact Tim Youngquist at email@example.com.
Download the following document to read A Landowner's Guide to Prairie Conservation Strips.pdf (270 KB)
(August, 2014) STRIPS scientist Matt Liebman and farmer Seth Watkins were highlighted in an NPR story about how Iowa's Corn Farmers Learn to Adapt to Weather Extremes
Read about prairie strips in Corn & Soybean Digest. STRIPS Farmer Liaison Tim Youngquist says, “Each field is unique; each farmer’s entrepreneurial spirit is different. We consider equipment width and ‘farmability’ to avoid dramatically changing a field’s existing farming pattern.”