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2009

Iowa State University

Community-Based Research

Sociology Technical Reports

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Program Evaluation Of The State Revolving Fund Loan Programs For Agricultural Best Practices: Executive Summary, J. Gordon Arbuckle, Mary Swalla Holmes Jun 2009

Program Evaluation Of The State Revolving Fund Loan Programs For Agricultural Best Practices: Executive Summary, J. Gordon Arbuckle, Mary Swalla Holmes

Sociology Technical Reports

This report presents the results of a study of the Iowa State Revolving Fund’s (SRF) Local Water Protection Program (LWPP) and Livestock Water Quality (LWQ) Program. The purpose of the project was to improve understanding of landowner knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to use of the programs’ low-interest loans to finance implementation of agricultural best management practices. The project’s objectives were to 1) examine the effectiveness of the low-interest loan programs, and 2) generate information that could inform efforts to increase their use as tools to help landowners reach their conservation goals. This research was a joint effort ...