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Iowa’s farmers – and American eaters – need a national discussion on transforming US agriculture

By The Conversation

Lisa Schulte Moore, professor of natural resource ecology and management, says agricultural challenges including soil degradation, water contamination, and flooding should be at the forefront of national conversation to ensure a sustainable future. She contends that if government officials, agricultural businesses, and farm, commodity, and environmental organizations unite around a transformative goal, it could  usher in a new era of economic and environmental wealth in Farm Belt states.