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Conservation Chat

Conservation Chat, hosted by anthropologist Jacqueline Comito, is a podcast series that explores the relationship between conservation, soil, water, agriculture, and the people of Iowa. This is accomplished through thoughtful interviews with farmers and rural and urban residents about conservation and water quality in the state. Comito is the Director of Iowa Learning Farms, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program that has been building a culture of conservation statewide for over ten years.
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Conservation Chat, hosted by anthropologist Jacqueline Comito, is a podcast series that explores the relationship between conservation, soil, water, agriculture, and the people of Iowa. This is accomplished through thoughtful interviews with farmers and rural and urban residents about conservation and water quality in the state. Comito is the Director of Iowa Learning Farms, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program that has been building a culture of conservation statewide for over ten years. The Conservation Chat's original music is composed by Todd Stevens, performed by and used courtesy of Smiling Stone Soup.

Mar 31, 2015

In this podcast, I chat with environmental leader and innovator Rob Stout, a farmer from southeast Iowa. For 30 years, Stout's farm has been an early adopter of emerging conservation management.

Mar 11, 2015

In this podcast, I chat with Dr. Mark Rasmussen, Director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture about foraging, Aldo Leopold's unique childhood and the importance of the Leopold Center to agriculture.

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