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Public Meeting – Watonwan River Watershed

Notice of Public Meeting Brown County will be holding a public meeting at 11:00am on Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 in the Brown County Law Enforcement Center Training Room at 15 S Washington St, New Ulm, MN 56073, to discuss the…Continue Reading →


BROWN SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT DISTRICT TECHNICIAN JOB ANNOUNCEMENT September 10, 2020 The Brown Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is looking to fill a District Technician position. The district is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual that…Continue Reading →

Nitrogen Fertilizer Restrictions Begin September 1st

Reminder to local farmers that restrictions to fall nitrogen application begin on September 1 according to the Groundwater Protection Rule.  Visit the MDA website for details:  Here is a link to an interactive map if you want to check…Continue Reading →

Brown SWCD – COVID-19 Operations

Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Brown SWCD office will resume in-person services by appointment. We want to continue to serve our customers in the best and safest manner possible.  Therefore, when coming into our office building, we ask that…Continue Reading →


Minnesota CREP Option for Landowners Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) WHAT IS CREP? CREP is a voluntary conservation program that combines federal and state programs across prioritized portions of Minnesota. CREP combines the popular Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) with a…Continue Reading →