Federal programs funded through the federal Farm Bill, passed every five years, encourage and support conservation initiatives happening in Iowa. INHF works with partners through the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition to ensure that the policies contained in the Farm Bill are used in the most effective way possible to achieve Iowa’s and the nation’s conservation goals, and that funding is sufficient to realize these objectives.
Several changes to programs were made in the last Farm Bill (passed in 2014). Some programs that impact Iowa conservationists and farmers are:
For more information about these specific programs and how they benefit Iowans, contact Marian Riggs, INHF policy director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-288-1846, ext. 26.