Purdue University | Indiana CCA

Proceedings 2008

Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference


Conservation Consultation Initiative

Conservation Consultation Initiative: Crop Consultants, Conservation and Farmers- Learn how the ISDA with the support of more than 20 Crop Consultants delivered over 30,000 acres of conservation practices to farmers in the Wabash River Watershed and how future programs may open the doors for more conservation opportunities.

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Tammy  Lawson Assistant Director, Conservation Programs
Indiana State Department of Agriculture

Tammy Lawson is the Assistant Director, Conservation Programs for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Prior to joining ISDA, she was the Chair of the USDA-Farm Service Agency Indiana State Committee. In her current role, Tammy serves as the director of ISDA’s Division of Soil Conservation. Tammy has strong ties to many in Indiana agriculture having worked with several federal and state agencies such as the Natural Resource Conservation Service, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Indiana State Fair, Purdue University’s Agricultural Communication Service, Indiana Soybean Growers Association and Countrymark Cooperative. Tammy grew up on a small farm in Madison County. She currently lives in Boone County where she and her family produce row crops, alfalfa and beef cattle. Tammy received her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in agricultural economics. Tammy and her husband Donnie are the parents of two children Kay Leigh and Clayton.