Resources

Here are some links to resources that you might find to be valuable.

Equipment Rental

Our local Conservation Districts can rent you equipment to experiment with no-till and other conservation practices.


Monroe County: Conservation District: (734)265-9311

Click for list of equipment available here.

Lenawee County: Conservation District: (517)263-7400 Ext. 3

Click for list of equipment available here.

Washtenaw County: Conservation District: (734)718-5506

Click for list of equipment available here.

Hillsdale County: Conservation District: (517)849-9890 Ext. 3

Click for list of equipment available here.

Jackson County: Conservation District: (517)395-2082

Click for list of equipment available here.


Multimedia Resources

  • Harvestable Buffers. Buffers are an important Best Management Practice (BMP) for controlling fertilizer runoff in the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB). Many times these zones are not harvestable, but that changes today!

  • Water Recycling Holding Ponds. Join us as we explore another Best Management Practice (BMP) for farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin: A Water Recycling Holding Pond!

  • No-Till Interview. Reducing tillage in active agricultural lands is one of many ways to reduce runoff and increase water quality in your watershed. Join us as we interview Blaine Baker from Bakerlads Farms about his use of this best-management practice on his operation.