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National Engineers Week – ISG Engineer Roundup

In honor of #NationalEngineersWeek, we are sparking ingenuity with a compilation of Engineering blogs. From Employee Spotlights to articles by our own Engineers, this list is sure to elicit thinking outside of the box (much like these engineers do everyday)!

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Watershed Moments: Looking at the Big Picture

Water quality improvements often start with the watershed. For entities like the Heron Lake Watershed District, it takes strong partnerships to make and fund improvements. Through these partnerships, communities can make a big impact on local water quality.

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Great Partnerships Make Great Projects!

ISG Congratulates Heron Lake Watershed District (HLWD) on their recent grant award! Implementation of best management practices are targeted to improve water quality in South Heron Lake.

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National Engineers Week – Agricultural Drainage Trends

ISG engineers improvements for drainage capacity and crop yields while addressing water quality through innovative nutrient reduction practices. Today’s #ISGEngineers are Chuck Brandel PE, Principal and Vice President; Brian Blomme, PE, Agricultural Engineer; and Mark Origer PE, Civil Engineer. Let’s jump in!

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Cracking the Egg Industry Roller Coaster – The New 2017 Ride

With the prevalence and havoc of HPAI worldwide, how will the U.S. fare with the Spring wild bird migration looming?

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Bring the Cows Home

Hungry Americans are ditching their light, fat free, and reduced cholesterol yogurts, cheeses, and milk for whole, short-label products. The alternative? Whole-fat foods. But what does this mean for the Midwest dairy industry?

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Acre by Acre

Gaining Community Support for Major Agricultural Drainage Improvement Projects, One Landowner at a Time.

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Are We Counting the (Cage-Free) Chickens before they Hatch?

Following recent announcements from national and international chains like McDonald's, Costco, Panera Bread, SUPERVALU, and retail leader Walmart on commitments to source cage-free eggs, egg industry producers are scrambling to plan their next steps into uncharted market territories.