Rick Cruse is a professor in the Department of Agronomy and director of the Iowa Water Center. As director, Rick addresses administrative needs of the Center and is responsible for successful Center operations; he has been Director of the Iowa Water Center since 2006. He served as president of the National Institutes for Water Resources from 2015 – 2016, the professional organization representing the 54 Water Resources Research Institutes across the US and US territories. Rick co-leads the Daily Erosion Project with his primary research focus of soil erosion and water runoff. His passion is the out-of-doors and thrives on getting his five grand daughters involved with hunting and fishing.
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