We thank our funders for their support! Current funders include USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture (AFRI and McIntire-Stennis programs), USDA Farm Service Agency, Iowa State University (Office of the Vice President for Research, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management), Walton Family Foundation, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (with matching funds from Iowa State University, Bayer Crop Science, Syngenta, DuPont-Pioneer, and Roeslein Alternative Energy), The McKnight Foundation, National Science Foundation, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance.
We have previously received funding from the USDA Forest Service, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University Department of Agronomy, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Initiative, The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Native Plant Society, and Iowa Ornithological Union.
The funds provided by these organizations pays for student and staff time, data collection costs, and allows us to disseminate our work through presentations and publications. We are so thankful for their support of science and learning!