Wetlands Lessons on My Farm | Successful Farming

 The article “Starting A Wetland” by Betsy Freese in the December issue of Successful Farming magazine [page 66] prompted me to share my experience. My 40-acre wetland is on flatland on my farm near Washington, Iowa. My farm lies between the Skunk River to the south, Dutch Creek to the west, and Crooked Creek to the east and north. It was 100% tallgrass prairie in the 1800s. I still have a small patch of native prairie cord grass growing in an old fence row with roots that c….

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