""Not good enough stewards of our land""

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""Not good enough stewards of our land""


Iowa State University; Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station


An ill kept fence row provides an example of how not to be a good steward of the land. A road runs along the side of the field and its shoulder is overgrown with vegetation. A wooden telephone poll and lines are also located beside the field.

The Agricultural Experiment Station began at the Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm (now Iowa State University) as a result of the Hatch Act of 1887 and an act passed by the Iowa General Assembly in 1888. The purpose of the station is to conduct research relating to agriculture and associated disciplines and to disseminate that information. The name of the station was changed in in 1957 to Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station and again in 1966 to Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.


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