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Soil Health Partnership urges farmers to invest in cover crops

The Soil Health Partnership, a farmer-led initiative of the National Corn Growers Association, is urging farmers to invest in cover crops, which reduce soil erosion, improve soil health, and protect water quality. Planting cover crops is an essential tool in row crop farmers’ toolboxes to…

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Collaborative expresses support for key conservation program

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative is working with public, private, and NGO sector allies to support and advance public policies and programs that progress sustainable agriculture and scale the adoption of conservation practices. Building off its state-level outreach, the Collaborative urged leaders on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee…

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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…

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Urging Iowa leaders to continue leadership on water quality

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative is working to advance public policies and programs that progress sustainable agriculture and scale the adoption of conservation practices. The Collaborative recently sent a letter to the Iowa Legislature, Governor Terry Branstad, and…

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Supporting farmers, improving water

Water is essential to our way of life throughout North America and the world. From clean drinking water to recreation opportunities to the products consumers use every day, water makes everything possible. Farmers and other agricultural producers are already doing great work to confront these challenges. That’s why the Collaborative…

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Accelerating, enhancing farmer-led conservation

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative has been working since its inception to support farmers in the improvement of soil health and water quality. At its launch, the Collaborative announced its commitment to supporting, enhancing, and accelerating the use of environmentally preferable agricultural practices already underway in Illinois, Iowa, and…