IAWA works with farmers, agricultural associations, companies, conservation organizations, state and federal agencies, and urban leadership and municipalities to create transformational change in Iowa’s water quality. Our partners play a critical role by generating innovative solutions and investing financial and in-kind resources to improve water quality for the benefit of all Iowans.
See how our partners are making a difference for water quality.
$80 million coming to Iowa & Missouri for Horizon II project to reduce greenhouse gas emissionsBy Rebekah Jones, IAWA Communications Director ANKENY, Iowa (IAWA) – An $80 million project to enhance climate-smart markets, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve carbon sequestration in agriculture will be …Read More »
Northwest Iowa family builds international success with fertilizer technologyFrom the machine shed to the international market, Roger Montag built a business that’s improving water quality – and nearly the entire family of ten now helps run. This article …Read More »
Conservation agronomists: the bridge between farm sustainability and profitabilityBy Kaitlin Little Five years ago, the job title “conservation agronomist” didn’t even exist. Now it’s a growing network expanding across the state, thanks to Iowa Soybean Association’s (ISA) efforts …Read More »
IAWA announces $7 million wetland restoration agreement with NRCS, RESThe Iowa Ag Water Alliance (IAWA) is celebrating Earth Week with a broadcast in Central Iowa about the multiple benefits of wetlands, including improved water quality, more wildlife habitat, and …Read More »
Upstream investments making a positive impact downstream in Des MoinesBy Kaitlin Little (Published March 29, 2022) As spring kicks off, we’re celebrating some of the green efforts the Iowa Ag Water Alliance and our partners support through the Midwest Ag …Read More »
Polk County achieves quicker farmland nitrate reduction, spreads success to other countiesMore Iowa counties aim to replicate the 50-fold increase in Polk County saturated buffers and bioreactors to improve water quality. By Kurt Lawton Remove the burdens for farm landowners to …Read More »