Howard County, Iowa
Land Area = 473 square miles
2010 population = 9,566
Farmland in 2002 = 269,400 acres (89% of county)
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The Howard Soil & Water Conservation District is made up of five locally elected residents of Howard County who serve as volunteers providing local program guidance to solve natural resource c0ncerns within the district. The commissioners meet on the second Tuesday of every month which is open to the public.
L-R: Neil Shaffer, Staff/Beaver Creek Water Quality Project Coordinator; Shereen Ries, Soil Conservation Technician; Kurt Hoeft, District Conservationist, Shannon Hurd, IDALS Secretary; Chad Gilles, Lake Hendricks Project Coordinator
Missing from photo: Beth Rachut, Resource Conservationist