Soil and Water Conservation Week Partnership Spotlight: E Resources Group

Soil and Water Conservation Week Partnership Spotlight: E Resources Group

In honor of Soil and Water Conservation Week, we have interviewed some of our partner organizations for the Watersheds & Waterways Program in order to share more about their organization and our partnership with them. E Resources Group Jean Eells, Director E Resources Group is organized by Jean Eells, working in Educational Program Evaluation, Education and Communications, Project Management and Facilitation, as well as Organizational Research. Jean describes herself as an independent contractor working in education for conservation topics within all types of organizations. “Some projects involve me putting together teams of skilled individuals to accomplish a job together, other times it’s me providing the insights and ideas for another team,” explained Jean. Eells also works with the program, Women Food and Agriculture Network, as well as Prairie Rivers of Iowa, to provide peer-to-peer learning circles for women farmers and landowners. These partnerships have proven a successful model to get conservation a part of the discussion for women involved in agriculture. Reaching women farmland...
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Soil and Water Conservation Week Partner Spotlight: Heartland Cooperative

Soil and Water Conservation Week Partner Spotlight: Heartland Cooperative

In honor of Soil and Water Conservation Week, we have interviewed some of our partner organizations for the Watersheds & Waterways Program in order to share more about their organization and our partnership with them. Heartland Cooperative Jason Danner, Central Regional Sales Manager Heartland Cooperative is a full service, value added cooperative that has been serving farmers and landowners for over the past 30 years. The cooperative’s focus is within four main departments: grain, agronomy, feed, and energy; each serving a purpose in helping farmers produce and market profitably. With precision ag-grid sampling and varied rate technology while seeding and applying fertilizer, Prairie Rivers of Iowa is proud to partner with Heartland Cooperative while they uphold exceptional conservation messages with their customers. Heartland Coop’s effort to promote conservation programming to their customers is done in a variety of successful ways. With four technical service providers on staff, the cooperative is able to offer farmers technical expertise in conservation planning and design for a variety...
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