Wetland in Iowa

(Photo: Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance / Rebekah Jones)

Improving water quality with saturated buffers

January 25, 2024

Successful conservation practices go beyond field boundaries. Jim O'Connell, a Cedar Rapids farmer and the 2024 ISA Environmental Leader Award Winner, joins Dr. Chris Hay to discuss edge of field practices and water management. Implementing saturated buffers and drainage water recycling increases water quality by managing soil and nitrogen loss from runoff.

The Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network presents Pods of Potential with host Andy Petersen. Powered by the Iowa Soybean Association and the soybean checkoff, Pods of Potential delivers data-driven research and results to help Iowa’s soybean farmers maximize productivity, profitability, and sustainability.