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Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest Winners Announced

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) preserves and shares America’s agricultural story through a network of partnerships in a federally designated 37-county region of Northeast Iowa…. Read the full story »

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Vote for “Best of Show” in the Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is looking for the public’s assistance in determining which agriculturally-inspired photo deserves to be named this year’s “Best of Show”… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Offers Workshop on Lesson Plan Development and Instruction

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be hosting the workshop, “ABC’s of Lesson Plan Development & Instruction.” Taught by Courtney Clausen, an instructor at the… Read the full story »

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Bus Grants Bridge the Gap Between Youth & the Iowa’s Agricultural Story

Northeast Iowa – Over 1,800 students from Northeast Iowa schools now have an opportunity, they may have otherwise missed, to learn firsthand about Iowa’s rich agricultural heritage. For the 2013-2014… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks 2013 Grant Recipients Pioneering Agriculture for New Generations

Northeast Iowa–Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has awarded $50,000 to nine Midwest sites, communities and organizations, with projects in the Heritage Area, to help them tell their own… Read the full story »

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Jim Hoyt Joins Board of Trustees

We would like to welcome Jim Hoyt, the newest addition to the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area Board of Trustees. Hoyt retired as Vice President for GROWMARK, Inc., an… Read the full story »

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Iowa State Fair 2013 Family Farm Class Winners

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area is proud to once again sponsor the Family Farm class in the 2013 Iowa State Fair Photography Salon. This class, which preserves the important… Read the full story »

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Bus Grant Expands to Offer More Farm Experiences for Northeast Iowa Students

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Bus Grant Program to include a broader array of agricultural experiences for… Read the full story »

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Photo Contest Seeks Agricultural Photos from Across the Country

Waterloo, IA – Each year, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) hosts the Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest to let photographers share their agricultural photos from across… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks’ Grants Available to Help Preserve America’s Agricultural Story

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is pleased to announce they are now accepting General Grant applications. Thanks to continued federal funding, the Heritage Area will… Read the full story »

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