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League Tells USDA to Withdraw Swampbuster Rule
The League urges USDA to withdraw a troubled interim Swampbuster rule and replace it with one that accurately identifies wetlands, including seasonal wetlands.
Water Pollution in Iowa Impacts Dead Zone, Public Health
One statistic you likely won’t hear from Iowa agriculture boosters is the state's ranking as a leading contributor to hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico – commonly referred to as the “dead zone.”
New Congress Organizes To Implement Farm Bill
The new Congress convened on January 3rd. House committees will see more leadership changes and more new faces than will Senate committees. As Agriculture and Appropriations Committees work to implement the new Farm Bill and fund Farm Bill programs, we need you to tell your members of Congress that conservation should be a priority.
New Farm Bill Will Aid Wetland Conservation
The newest five-year Farm Bill, passed by Congress in December 2018, provides some important wins for wetlands – and for the people, fish, and wildlife that depend on wetlands.
New Farm Bill's Impact on Native Prairie
The U.S. has lost millions of acres of native prairie over the past decade, making native prairie one of the most endangered ecosystems in North America. While there is some good news for prairie and other grasslands in the new Farm Bill, the new law also represents lost opportunities to better protect these valuable resources.
New Farm Bill's Impact on Wildlife
Congress approved a new Farm Bill that provides full funding for conservation programs that help farmers put in place conservation systems that address soil, water, and wildlife needs in rural areas. Although the League didn’t get all we asked for, there are some clear wins for wildlife.
New Report: Leveraging Conservation Dollars Benefits Water, Wildlife, and Soil
A new report from the Izaak Walton League of America highlights the benefits for our natural resources – and American taxpayers – of better leveraging conservation funding to promote five conservation practices now in use on less than one-third of America’s farms and ranches.
League Promotes Soil Health as Symposium Co-Sponsor
What do academics, farmers, agency personnel, and conservation advocates have in common? It’s not a trick question! They all care about healthy soil, as demonstrated at our well-attended Soil Health Symposium.
Healthy Soil, Healthy Farm Bill
The science of soil health has made great strides in the last decade. Has public policy caught up with those advancements? You can help decide what practices your tax dollars support. (Hint: It's not the ones causing the runoff in this photo!)
Senate and House Farm Bills Reflect Different Priorities
There are many programs in the Farm Bill that directly impact our soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife. But these five will have a huge impact on the health of America’s rivers, lakes, wetlands, and wildlife over the next five years.
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