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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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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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Silos & Smokestacks Offers Free Grant Programs Information Session

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is hosting a Free Grant Information Session on Monday, July 8, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Silos… Read the full story »

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Discover Iowa’s Agricultural Heritage During Iowa Museum Week

Northeast Iowa – Discover Iowa’s agricultural heritage at more than 70 museums throughout Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage (SSNHA) Area during Iowa Museum Week, June 9-16, 2013. On May 13,… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Offers Workshop on Creating Storytelling Signs and Exhibits

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be hosting the workshop, “Turning Stats & Stuff into Stories.” Taught by SSNHA staff, participants will learn fundamental concepts… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Receives $7,000 from Blue Diamond Farming Company

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has received a $7,000 donation from Blue Diamond Farming Company, in Partnership with Pioneer-DuPont. Farm owners, Benjamin and Lisa Riensche… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area Hosts Summer Day Camps

Northeast Iowa – This summer, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is offering day camps for children in grades 4-7. Throughout the summer, campers will spend each Tuesday traveling… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Announces 2013 Golden Silo Award Recipients

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) honored the best in agricultural heritage preservation during the Annual Golden Silo Awards Luncheon, Wednesday, April 3 at the Black’s… Read the full story »

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