Soils & Agriculture

  • 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.

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  • 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!)

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  • 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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  • House Farm Bill Passage A Lost Opportunity

    The Farm Bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday (21 June 2018) wasted an opportunity to produce a bill with broad support that would have greatly enhanced US water quality, healthy soils, and wildlife.

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  • Senate Ag Committee Advances Farm Bill

    The Senate Farm Bill reflects a bi-partisan approach and in many respects is much stronger when it comes to IWLA water quality and wildlife conservation priorities than the bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee in April. Read more for highlights of the Senate bill.

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