“Improving Water Quality” a Top Reason for Farmers Who Planted Cover Crops

By Cannon River Watershed Partnership Conservation Program Manager Alan Kraus   A recent Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP) survey of farmers who had planted cover crops found that farmers implemented these soil and nutrient conserving practices because they had an interest in improving water quality and reducing erosion. Of that group, 96% stated that improving […]

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Cedar Lake Applies to the Project Priority List

By: Hailey Gorman, Northern Community Facilitator  March 13th, 2018 Over the past month, Rice County staff and the Northern Wastewater Facilitator, Hailey Gorman, have been working to submit a Project Priority List (PPL) application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The application is for landowners in the Southwest portion of Cedar Lake. Being on the […]

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