Plastina receives two INRC grants
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor of economics, was named recipient of two grants from the Iowa Nutrient Research Center. The first project, "Monetizing Soil Health: An Innovative Strategy to Drive Greater Adoption of Cover Crops and No-till" was awarded a $103,334 grant and will run from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020. Wendong Zhang, assistant professor of economics, is a Co-PI on that project.
The second project, "Improving Cereal Rye Cover Crop BMPs to Increase Adoption of Cover Crops by Iowa Farmers" was awarded a $348,422 grant and will also run from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.
(Released June 2018)