About the Conference


On November 19 and 20th, 2015, the Agricultural Law Center, in cooperation with the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, hosted a two-day conference Sustaining Our Iowa Land (SOIL): Past, Present and Future Soil and Water Conservation Policy.

The conference brought together a wide range of individuals and organizations working to protect Iowa’s soil and water resources to consider the roles that policy and law play in shaping our stewardship efforts. More than thirty were identified and more than a dozen organizations are helped organize the event.

A dinner was held on the evening of Thursday, November 19th with an awards ceremony honoring ten individuals for their leadership as Stewards of Iowa’s Land.