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Speak up for Iowa’s rivers

January 3, 2013
Claire Runquist, Melbourne , Times-Republican

Growing up on a small sustainable farm near Marshalltown, I really learned to value the land and all of the natural systems that worked together to produce our food. The basic principle of my family's farming practices was everything affects everything. You can't expect your actions to be free of consequences. Today, corporate agribusiness in Iowa is forgetting that very basic principle and putting our water and environment at risk.



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