Iowa’s courts and legislature have established a strong legal foundation for a duty of stewardship. The brochure was developed as part of the Sustainable Agricultural Land Tenure Initiative, and provides a brief history of how this foundation was laid as well as additional details on Iowa’s soil conservation law, conservation incentive programs, and federal conservation compliance laws.
Cox, Edward, "Iowa's Duty of Land Stewardship" (2012). Leopold Center Pubs and Papers. 86.