Water Quality Farming:
"Farmers Helping Farmers to Protect Water Quality"
To communicate benefits of conservation practices to the larger community.
To teach landowners about BMP’s (best management practices).
To promote more conservation practice implementation.
To bring more farms to MAEAP (Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program) verification.
A group of local farmers toured Lake Erie.
Here's what they saw:
STRAND Cost Share Program
Priority nutrient management practices in the Western Lake Erie Basin
2020 Applications are available at the
Monroe County Conservation District Office