Iowa Policymakers Visit Farm, Engage with Midwest Row Crop Collaborative Leaders

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative is working with lawmakers in Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska to highlight how public policies and programs can support sustainable agriculture and scale the adoption of conservation practices. As part of this outreach, Collaborative members accompanied Iowa Congressman David Young and others on a tour of the Gaesser family’s farm [...]

2017-09-14T20:09:52+00:00 August 25th, 2017|multimedia|

Collaborative Visits Illinois Farm, Listens to Farmer Perspectives

Farmer-led conservation is essential to improving water quality in the Upper Mississippi River Basin and reducing nutrient loss. That’s why the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative is investing in farmers’ efforts to enhance soil health and improve water quality. The Collaborative was honored to tour the Robbins Family Farm in Manhattan, Illinois, to see how [...]

2017-09-11T15:26:44+00:00 August 7th, 2017|multimedia|

Collaborative Draws National Attention

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative is helping drive the conversation about improving water quality and soil health in the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Jon Fisher, Senior Conservation Scientist at The Nature Conservancy's Center for Sustainability Science, spoke to The Weather Channel during the 2017 March for Science about the Collaborative's mission and work starting at 1:22 [...]

2017-04-27T13:33:44+00:00 April 27th, 2017|multimedia, press coverage|

Collaborative Presents to Gulf Hypoxia Task Force

Members of the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative addressed the EPA's Hypoxia Task Force during its December 2016 meeting in New Orleans. EDF's Jenny Ahlen and the Keystone Policy Center's Sarah Alexander discussed the Collaborative’s work and its cooperative, multifaceted strategy to improving soil health and water quality in the Upper Mississippi River Basin. [...]

2017-01-12T22:47:05+00:00 December 7th, 2016|multimedia|