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NEXT BOARD MEETING

THURSDAY,

AUGUST 16 , 2018

No8:30 A.M.

CONSERVATION BUILDING

912 HOUSTON STREET

PRESTON, MN 

(PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF LOCATION AND TIME    OF MEETING)

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OFFICE HOURS

8 AM - 4:30 PM

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY

CLOSED SATURDAY

AND SUNDAY

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2017 Plat Book - $35.00

2016 Plat Book - $25.00

 

 

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Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

Kernza & Cover Crops

"Continuous Living Covers to Improve Water Quality"

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Registration at 9 am, program from 9:30 am to 12 noon

Field Day Location is south of the Chatfield Elementary School on Hillside Drive, Chatfield, MN

LSP Caledonia Field Day

"Cover Crops, Companion Crops & The Roller-Crimper"

Monday, September 3rd from 10 am to 12:15 pm

Field day is followed by a Labor Day Picnic & Ice Cream

Talk to Caledonia area farmers who are working to build soil, increase crop diversity and try out new soil health practices. Click on the link above for all the details.

NEW - Summer 2018 Conservation Chronicles

2018 Video (MDA You Tube Channel) - Root River Field to Stream Partnership shares the lessons learned from seven years of baseline data and three farmers share their experiences and efforts to install additional conservation practices.

Soil Health Team Brochure

NEW-Grazing Gazette - July-August Issue

   MN CREP Sign-up Kick Off Starts May 15, 2017 

 

 

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

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

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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: August 14, 2018

   

 

         

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