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February 5, 2021 15 min
Women who focus on raising pigs and protecting our environment are often the silent superheroes of pig farming. Meet three women who don't wear superhero capes, but are making an impact.
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Tough and independent — Laurie Johns explains how Iowa farmers still face mental health challenges. But there are resources ready and willing to help.
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It goes way beyond the farm – learn how Iowa pigs create more jobs, household income and economic activity on our small-town main streets!
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Pigs, Poop and Odor: How Iowa pig farmers reduce odor and protect our environment using one of nature’s first fertilizers
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How did Iowa farmers keep your bacon coming and overcome new challenges when COVID-19 hit? Walcott farmer Mike Paustian, ISU veterinarian Chris Rademacher and Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig share the story.
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