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To provide a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience

designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

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Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Water Quality

Improving Iowa's water quality issues remains at the top of the to do list for many. But how to do it is a source of debate. ...

Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Local Climate Action Plans

Several Iowa communities are working on climate action plans to address specific environmental goals in their communities. Ho...

Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Flood Plain Agriculture

With low corn prices, lagging fuel demand and significant uncertainty with soybean demand, does Iowa have a unique opportunit...

Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Energy and At-Risk Populations

As derecho and COVID 19 impacts all, certain demographics felt the challenges deeper than most. Looking for resources from fo...

Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Derecho 2020: Rebuilding the Power Grid

In the span of an hour, the 2020 derecho wreaked havoc on the region's power grids, creating a workload that would normally t...

Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Reforestation Strategies

With a disaster taking out more than 50% of a region's tree canopy in just over an hour of time, how have other communities t...

Iowa Ideas panelists see new growth from derecho tree destruction

CEDAR RAPIDS - As cleanup from the Aug. 10 derecho continues and conversations begin to focus on recovery, experts in conserv...

Utilities work to ‘harden’ the system, post-derecho, Iowa Ideas Conference panelists say

In the span of an hour, the Aug. 10 derecho storm wreaked havoc on parts of the region's power grids, creating a workload tha...

Growing alternative crops in Iowa can bring risks and rewards

Many Iowa farmers are seeking alternatives to just corn and soybeans as a way to reduce risk, replenish the soil and improve ...

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