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Area farmers learning from cover crop plantings

November 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

OKABENA — Thursday’s Cover Crops Field Day in Okabena included a panel of Jackson County farmers Jerry Ackermann and Dave Christoffer, as well as Nobles County farmer Jerry Perkins.
All three are considered pioneers in the area for incorporating…continue reading on dglobe.com

SWCD receives flood grant

September 6, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

As a result of the special legislative session on Aug. 24 to grant flood aid to northeastern Minnesota communities affected by the June flood, the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources. Continue Reading

Saving the soil

May 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SWCD, NRCS available to help farmers with erosion issues
WORTHINGTON A wind advisory issued for today and a forecast for potentially heavy rains as early as Wednesday have the potential to wreak even more havoc on eroding topsoil across southwest Minnesota’s farmland. Continue Reading

Conservationists to be honored

October 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Rural Adrian family selected by Nobles SWCD
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Murray County SWCD gets grant

March 27, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

MANKATO The AgStar Fund for Rural America, a corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, is proud to announce its 2011 grant recipients. Continue Reading