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Conservation Practices Tour


By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

By Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties

If you are interested in water quality, dairy grazing, sediment control structures, and other NRCS, SWCD programs, you will want to attend the Conservation Practices Tour. This very interesting tour has been organized by Whitewater River Watershed Project Farmer Led Council. The event will be held on Saturday, April 13th, 9am-2pm with the Charter bus leaving from the St. Charles City Hall (830 Whitewater Ave) at 9:00 am.

We will visit a dairy grazing operation, sediment control structures, and learn about programs through NRCS and local SWCDs. Justin Watkins of MPCA will also be giving an informational presentation on nitrates in the region’s watersheds.

The cost is $5 which includes a meal. Preregistration is required, call 507-457-6521 and leave a message to RSVP or email whitewaterwatershed@gmail.com, payment will be accepted the day of the event

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