Program Aims to Improve Farm Management Practices

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Ever since an April 2012 runoff event that turned the waters of the City of Green Bay a disturbing murky brown, government agencies and farmers in the Fox River watershed have been working to reduce farm runoff through innovative field technology that is used on participating demonstration farms and shared with other farmers not in the demo program.

This week the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced that they have entered an agreement to launch a new demonstration farm network in Kewaunee and Door counties, with four farms already on board to become demo farms.


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