Nick Longbucco has been named coordinator of the Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources initiative.

He will be working with conservation districts in Illinois and other partners to grow the program and support farmers in their conservation journey.

A strong proponent of soil health and nutrient management practices, Longbucco has experience collaborating with farmers, government agencies and agriculture service providers to better understand the challenges and opportunities of adopting these practices.

Longbucco is a graduate of Michigan State University and holds a master’s degree in environmental resource management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He spent the past five years with a non-profit group in Iowa working on watershed level water resource issues, which included managing a wetland restoration program and working with watershed and supply-chain partners to secure support for conservation on agricultural working lands.

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