Hands-on training equips NRCS, SWCD staff to work with farmers

At Central Lakes College’s Ag and Energy Center, a three-part, hands-on introduction to agricultural practices and technology is equipping NRCS and SWCD staff members to more effectively work with farmers.

BWSR engineering tour offers insights to help overcome design challenges

During a spring tour of 14 sites across southwestern Minnesota, BWSR engineering staff discussed projects that provide enhanced water quality, wildlife habitat and water storage.

Farmers’ erosion control aids Wild Rice River water quality

Becker SWCD and NRCS’ Clean Water Fund-backed, EQIP-supported work improves the efficiency of fieldwork while curbing sediment-loading to the Red River.

2024 Legislature passes funding for habitat, easements, water-quality improvements

Legislation passed during the 2024 legislative session will support BWSR initiatives that enhance and protect habitat, improve water quality and support conservation easement programs.