Iowa Ideas 2018
September 20 - 21 | Cedar Rapids

Iowa Ideas is a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

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Replay Live Stream: Iowa Ideas discussion on soil and water conservation

    Agriculture
    Sep 25, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    Watch a live stream replay comparing and contrasting different conservation methods, including opportunities, potential drawbacks and costs - with an emphasis on soil health, water quality and what's really working for farmers.

    This panel discussion happened during the Iowa Ideas 2017 conference and was moderated by longtime Gazette agriculture reporter Orlan Love. Panelists included: 

    -- Art Cullen, editor of the Storm Lake Times and 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner

    -- Matt Helmers, Dean's professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University 

    -- Ken Moore, Charles F. Curtiss distinguished professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University

    -- Dustin Miller, Governmental affairs attorney at Nyemaster Goode, P.C., and 

    -- Greg Wandrey, Iowa Agriculture Program Director, The Nature Conservancy

     

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