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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey presents La Crosse Seed team members with a Water Quality Initiative Award (Pictured left to right: Bill Eatock, Tim Gioffredi, Bert Strayer, Scott Wohltman, Bill

On February 10, 2016 La Crosse Seed was nominated and selected by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) to receive a Water Quality Initiative award at the Agribusiness Association of Iowa’s Annual Showcase and conference. This award was presented to La Crosse Seed to recognize their leadership in the cover crop industry not only in Iowa but across the other states it serves as well. Specifically noted was La Crosse Seed’s efforts to advance the sustainability movement in Iowa through cover crop education and support through its Soil First™ brand. Cover crops are a crucial component of improving water quality throughout Iowa, and La Crosse Seed has been a leader in the effort to promote the benefits cover crops, and participates as an active partner in various opportunities, such as the ADM-Unilever Sustainable Soy Program Continuous Improvement Program.

“La Crosse Seed is honored to be recognized as an agricultural leader in Iowa. It is such a privilege to be acknowledged while surrounded by so many of our ag retail customers that have helped to make this possible by advancing sustainability practices and exploring the benefits of cover crops,” notes Scott Wohltman, Cover Crop Lead for La Crosse Seed. We are very excited about the future of soil health and we aim to further our commitment to Iowa by continuing to help ensure cover crop success through Soil First™ products, education and support,” he adds.


La Crosse Seed has been pairing an unmatched portfolio of high quality forage, turf, and cover crop seeds with knowledgeable and experienced sales and support staff since 1947. Please call the company at (800) 356-7333 or check out to learn more about its products and services or to find your Regional Sales Manager.