Does Giant Miscanthus have a Role in Iowa’s Biofuels Future?


Giant Miscanthus Field - note waterway and plant height of 10-12 feet 8-25-15Does giant miscanthus have a role in the future of Iowa biofuels, our nutrient reduction strategy and improved wildlife habitat? Many think it does. Stay tuned! (see the Des Moines Register article of 8/26/15)

UI ramps up biofuel efforts

Rep. Hanson Presents Flag to Fairfield Senior Center


State Representative Curt Hanson donated an American Flag and an Iowa Flag to the Fairfield Senior Center.  The flag was flown over the Iowa State Capitol honoring National Senior Center Month and was presented to Richard R. Jewell, President of the Fairfield Senior Center Board of Directors.


September is National Senior Center Month across the US. This year’s theme is “Celebrate LIFE at your Senior Center!” Learning: Where you can expand your knowledge. Independence: Live on your terms. Friends: Enjoy life. Energy: Discover health and vitality.

Rep. Hanson Donates Flag in Honor of National Park and Recreation Month



State Representative Curt Hanson presented an American Flag to Fairfield Park and Recreation Director Deriki Wulfekuhle (right) and Jason Scott (left).  The flag was flown over the Iowa State Capitol honoring National Park and Recreation Month.

“During Park and Recreation Month we celebrate families and the importance of green space in our communities,” said Hanson. “The Fairfield Parks and Recreation has offered us services and scenery that our community has enjoyed for years.”

This past July marked 30 years of National Parks and Recreation Month.