West Des Moines, IA – The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI), and the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) will hold the Iowa Cover Crops Conference on February 17‐18, 2015, at the Sheraton Hotel, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Conference highlights include: Iowa Secretary of...Read More about Iowa Cover Crops Conference to be held in West Des Moines
Richard Cruse, Iowa State University, will present the 2014 Pritchard Lecture at the Soil and Water Conservation Society 69th International Annual Conference on Monday, July 28, 2014, in Lombard, Illinois. The lecture, “Is Soil and Water Degradation Inevitable? Don’t Bet Your Life on it!” will focus on major soil and...Read More about 2014 Pritchard Lecturer Announced
Ankeny, Iowa—Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) would like to congratulate Dr. Mark Nearing, research agricultural engineer with the Southwest Watershed Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service, for receiving the 2014 Hugh Hammond Bennett Award. The Hugh Hammond Bennett Award is the Society’s most prestigious award and recognizes extraordinary national...Read More about Mark Nearing Receives 2014 Hugh Hammond Bennett Award from Soil and Water Conservation Society
Washington, DC—In cooperation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Soil and Water Conservation Society invites the public to attend the 2014 Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture at the AAAS headquarters (1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC) on June 4 at 4:00 pm (registration will...Read More about RSVP for a free lecture on agricultural research and innovation
Registration is open for Soil and Water Conservation Society 69th International Annual Conference "Making Waves in Conservation"
Ankeny, Iowa—Soil and Water Conservation Society has released the preliminary program for the 69th SWCS International Annual Conference, “Making Waves in Conservation: Our Life on Land and Its Impact on Water,” and is now accepting conference registrations. The conference will take place July 27-30, 2014, at the Westin Lombard Hotel...Read More about Registration is open for Soil and Water Conservation Society 69th International Annual Conference "Making Waves in Conservation"
The Soil and Water Conservation Society is currently seeking oral presentations, posters, symposia, and workshops for the 69th International Annual Conference, Making Waves in Conservation: Our Life on Land and Its Impact on Water, in Lombard, Illinois, on July 27-30, 2014. The extended submission deadline for presentations, symposia and workshops...Read More about Submission deadline for the SWCS 2014 Annual Conference is extended
Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, SWCS has continued its farm bill activities and is working with conservation coalition members to support the linking of conservation compliance provisions and crop insurance premium subsidies.