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Hongwei Xin

Iowa Leaders Celebrate Fifth Anniversary of Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy

By College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Hongwei Xin, assistant dean for research in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and interim director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, spoke May 29 at an event at the BioCentury Research Farm to observe the fifth anniversary of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The event drew a broad cross-section of Iowa political, agricultural and community leaders. In the five years since the strategy was finalized on May 29, 2013, there has been significant work by farmers, landowners, communities, businesses, stakeholders and CALS researchers and their partners to help improve water quality in Iowa.