Iowa city offers what may be the first organic tax break

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) Posted August 8, 2005: Woodbury County is offering tax incentives to farmers who switch from conventional production to organic.

Woodbury County Supervisors voted June 28 to provide property tax rebates for those who convert from conventional to organic farming practices. That action will grant $50,000 a year for five years to those who make the conversion.

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