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Iowa women bring their muscles, minds and morality to farming

Women own more than half of Iowa’s farmland and, as new book shows, they’re rethinking some practices. Wendy Johnson returned to manage her grandfather’s corn and soybean farm near Charles City in 2010.(Photo: Kathryn Gamble/Special to The Register) After moving to western Iowa to farm in 2010, Ellen Walsh-Rosmann was shocked to find the …

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Snap natural wonders for shot at prize

One of last year’s Nature Conservancy annual photography competition entries.Picture: The Nature Conservancy The Pilbara’s amateur photographers are being encouraged to enter a nationwide photography competition by unveiling the treasures of the natural world. The Nature Conservancy’s annual photography competition opened this month and encourages photographers of all abilities to …

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Chris Packham’s top 5 natural wonders of the world

Wildlife presenter and environmentalist Chris Packham, who has written the foreword to a new book, Natural Wonders Of The World, reveals five of his own favourites… [Read more: Countryfile’s Adam Henson’s 6 travel favourites revealed] 1. Yosemite’s El Capitan, California Yosemite, El Capitan (left) and Bridalveil Falls (right). (Imagelibrary India Pvt …

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