IDALS-DSC Programs, 2009

(2009) IDALS-DSC Programs, 2009. Agriculture and Land Stewardship

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Abstract

Over 94% of Iowa ’ s land is held in private ownership, and the programs of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Division of Soil Conservation ( IDALS-DSC ) have been established to work with these landowners. Over 90% of the landscape is used for agricultural production so much of our focus is in rural communities, but we haven ’ t overlooked the importance of land management in urban areas. It is crucial to our understanding of both conservation and hydrology issues, that what happens on the landscape has immense consequences to the environmental health of our state and the quality of life we enjoy. IDALS-DSC is striving to integrate our programs with other agencies and local concerns to improve water and soil quality throughout the state and nation.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Soil Conservation, Private Land, IDALS
Subjects: Natural resources and environment > Environmental assessments
Natural resources and environment
ID Code: 7152
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Apr 2009 15:43
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2009 15:43
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/7152

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