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The Iowa agricultural experiment station at Iowa state university of science and technology shall conduct horticultural research to identify and improve fruits and vegetables which can be effectively grown in Iowa to provide more diversity for Iowa ag...
Tagged topics: fruithorticulturevegetables
The Iowa cooperative extension service in agriculture and home economics shall employ a state extension fruit specialist to provide leadership in the development of a broader array of educational materials and field staff training. The materials on tr...
The county boards of supervisors and the state department of transportation shall control or eradicate noxious weeds growing on the roads under their jurisdiction. Nothing under this chapter shall prevent the landowner from harvesting, in proper se...
Tagged topics: ditchesgrass
A person shall not import, sell, offer for sale, or distribute in this state in any form, including the seeds, any of the following plants: Teasel (Dipsacus) biennial. Multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora). Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). Pur...
If the occupying claimant has committed any injury to the real estate by cutting timber or otherwise, the owner may set the same off against any claim for improvements made by such claimant.
Tagged topics: trees
After the hearing on the application, the solar access regulatory board shall determine whether to issue an order granting a solar access easement. The board shall grant a solar access easement if the board finds that there is a need for the solar col...
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Moneys appropriated to the department which are used in growing or handling nursery stock shall be used for growing or handling of the nursery stock for distribution only on state-owned lands. However, the department may do any of the following: Produ...
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A forestry management and enhancement fund is created in the state treasury under the department’s control. The fund is composed of moneys deposited into the fund pursuant to section 456A.20, moneys appropriated by the general assembly, and moneys a...
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As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires: “Employee” means a person in service or under contract for hire, expressed or implied, oral or written, who is engaged in any phase of the enterprise or business. “Timber” means trees...
Tagged topics: lumbertrees
As used in this section: “Aquatic invasive species” means a nonnative wildlife or plant species that has been determined by the department to pose a significant threat to the aquatic resources or water infrastructure of the state. “Aquatic plant” ...