BWSR Snapshot: Dakota County ACRE Plan

2023-06-08T11:21:02-05:00June 8th, 2023|Agriculture, News, Projects, Research, Resources|

Nitrogen reduction, collaboration drive Dakota County’s ACRE Plan

By Steve Christopher and Ann Wessel, Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources (BWSR) staff
Originally published in BWSR’s Snapshot series

Dakota County is taking a water quality-focused, comprehensive approach to addressing groundwater concerns linked to agricultural chemicals. […]

SWCD Factsheets now available in Spanish, Hmong

2023-02-13T09:29:35-06:00February 13th, 2023|Agriculture, Design, Resources|

Factsheets About Activities to Improve Water Quality Available in Spanish, Hmong

As part of implementing the Agricultural Chemical Reduction Effort Plan (ACRE), Dakota County Environmental Resources and Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) staff worked with a consultant, Environmental Initiative (nonprofit organization), to translate […]

New grant to improve soil health

2023-01-17T11:10:32-06:00January 17th, 2023|Agriculture, News, Resources|

New Grant Available to Help Improve Minnesota’s Soil Health

Applications are now open for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) new Soil Health Financial Assistance Pilot Program soil health equipment grants.

These grants are available to individual producers, producer groups, and local governments to purchase or […]