Hill urges delegates to continue leading on conservation

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) President Craig Hill urged the organization’s members to continue leading the way on conservation by adopting additional measures to reduce soil erosion and improve water quality on their own farms and by using their influence in their communities to increase the use of stewardship practices throughout the state.

"Farmer to farmer, let’s look at one another, as stewards of the land, and take a long, hard look at how we care for two of our most precious resources: soil and water," Hill said in his address to open the 2013 IFBF Summer Policy Conference. "It’s not about finger pointing; it’s about us. It has never been more important than today to have this dialog with each other about conservation. We must go beyond talking, to doing what is right for your farm and for all of Iowa’s natural resources."

Hill said it is important for Farm Bureau members to both make a difference...

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