Talk of Iowa
3:54 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Preserving Iowa's Soil After Flooding

After two major flooding events for Iowa in 1993 and 2008, and a number of significant flooding events in-between, Iowans need to ask hard questions about how we have altered our environment.

Today on "Talk of Iowa" we talk about agricultural and urban flooding. We'll take a look at changes we've made to our landscape that has made it more prone to flooding.  We'll also discuss both the damage flooding can cause, and some innovative ways farmers, homeowners and city planners can prevent flooding or at least minimize the damage it can cause.

State Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids, Co-founder of the Iowa Flood Center Larry Weber, and Mark Rasmussen, Director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture join the conversation.