March 16, 2017

Spotlight Stories

  • Iowa Delegation Aims for Waves of Change for Water Quality

    Iowa Delegation Aims for Waves of Change for Water Quality

    By: Sarah Feehan The Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA) and the Iowa Soybean Association will soon lead their third Iowa delegation to the upcoming One Water Summit, convened by the U.S. Water Alliance. Last year, the diverse Iowa delegation included Lee Gravel, watershed coordinator for the Headwaters of the North Raccoon Water Quality Improvement Project[...]Read More »
  • Best is Yet to Come in Improving Iowa’s Water Quality

    Best is Yet to Come in Improving Iowa’s Water Quality

    Recently, the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy (NRS) turned five years old. Sean McMahon, Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance Executive Director, reflects on the progress made to date and the work still required to improve water quality. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Iowa’s farmers have made tremendous progress reducing soil erosion by adopting practices such as no-till or strip-till, grass waterways,[...]Read More »