This is an historical case study of farm operations in the Upper Iowa Watershed of northeast Iowa that were shaped by the region’s unique geography and culture. The study documents evolution of farming systems in the region over the past 80 years as farmers adapted to rapid economic and technological changes.
Topaloff, Alice, "Diversity of Conventional Farming in Northeast Iowa: Why Do Farmers Farm the Way They Do?" (2014). Leopold Center Publications and Papers. 22.