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NEXT BOARD MEETING

THURSDAY,

OCTOBER 13 , 2016

No     4:30 p.m.vember

SWCD Office

USDA Service Center

900 Washington St. NW

Preston, MN 

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THE SWCD AND NRCS OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 10TH IN OBSERVANCE OF

COLUMBUS DAY.

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OFFICE HOURS

8 AM - 4:30 PM MONDAY THRU FRIDAY

CLOSED SATURDAY

AND SUNDAY

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Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

   

Jeff & Norman Eickhoff Named 2016 Fillmore County Outstanding Conservationists

Jeff and Norman are carrying on the tradition of conservation, community involvement and leadership.  They are a great example of how the farmer and the SWCD can work together to maximize profitability while protecting the environment.  Jeff is maintaining the practices that Norman and others before him have installed while adopting new practices that will sustain the farm for future generations.  Congratulations Jeff and Norman!

  Upcoming Field Days:

"Buckthorn Management: It can be done!" September 26th, 9-11 am

Cover Crop Grazing Field Day, September 27th, 9-11:30 am

 

***2013-2016 MPCA Pollutant Load Monitoring Grant Final Report

New-8/29/2016 - September/October Grazing Gazette

New- 6/8/2016 - Conservation Chronicles

The Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program rewards farmers for what you do best, taking care of your land and its natural resources. For more information on the program and how you can become certified, go to MylandMylegacy.com

Would you like to receive notices when Conservation Chronicles is available?  Join our mailing list by entering your email address here

Root River Landscape Stewardship Plan

Cover Crop Fact Sheet

Rain Barrel Order Form & FAQ's

Bacteria testing is available at the SWCD office.  The cost for a bacteria test is $25.  There is a reduced cost for households with a pregnant female or a child under the age of one.  Click here for more information.

Lost Creek Hiking Trail

The Rent You Receive Is More Than Just Money

 

Last updated: September 20, 2016



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