(July, 2013) Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore, NRCS collaborator Doug Davenport, and farmer Seth Watkins discuss STRIPS on Iowa Public Radio. Find the story here. Read more about Iowa Public Radio interviews STRIPS collaborators
(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
(March, 2014) An article in Wallaces Farmer highlights the soil and water quality benefits of STRIPS. Click here to learn how STRIPS retain soil and nutrients on the field.
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.”
(January, 2015) STRIPS social scientists J. Arbuckle and John Tyndall published a report on Iowans' expectations for agriculture and concerns about environmental quality.
Our cooperators are best at explaining why prairie strips are a practical farmland conservation tool. We've collected a few of their testimonials on this new web page. Check back in the future for more. Read more about Why Prairie Strips? Our Farmer & Farm Landowner Cooperators Explain
Dan Stoffel grows corn, soybeans and alfalfa on Washington County’s rolling terrain in southeast Wisconsin. Prior to returning home to farm with his brothers Lee and Tim, he worked as a biochemist. Dan was interviewed by Casey Langan, Communications Director of the Sand County Foundation.
Eric Hoien is from Spirit Lake, Iowa and owns four farms in the region. He chatted with STRIPS team members in a phone conversation on November 6, 2017. The purpose of the interview was to better understand why he sees prairie strips as a good option for his farms and to gather some of his experiences as a landowner in establishing prairie strips.
STRIPS: How were you first introduced to prairie strips?