Monthly Archives: February 2023

Factors That Influence Conservation Adoption

Chris Morris, an Iowa State University Ph.D. candidate in rural sociology and sustainable agriculture, recently did a podcast interview on an Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction. This podcast is presented by the University of Illinois Extension and hosted by Todd Gleason. With research, Morris has found that building a relationship of trust between a conservationist and a farmer has had the most positive impact on having conversation practices implemented. One particular study looked at the effect of Natural Resources Conservation Service conservation plans on adoption. Morris found that interactions… Read More →

Prairie Project Winter 2023 Newsletter

Happy New Year from the Prairie Project! The Prairie Project has released their Winter 2023 newsletter. Inside includes research highlights and excerpts, upcoming awards, and important dates to mark on your schedule. Keep up to date by downloading the newsletter in PDF format: Winter 2023 Prairie Project Newsletter For more information on the Prairie Project, visit