Brown SWCD News

BUFFER COST-SHARE FUNDS AVAILABLE

The Brown Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has $50,000 in buffer cost-share program funds now available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota’s buffer law. The funds are to be used for cost-sharing contracts with landowners or…Continue Reading →

BUFFER LAW DEADLINE APPROACHING

The Brown Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) would like to remind everyone that the first deadline of the Minnesota Buffer Law is fast approaching. Under the law, strips of perennial vegetation with an average width of 50 ft. will…Continue Reading →

MN CREP Sign-Up Underway

Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (MN CREP). The kick-off for the MN CREP continuous sign-up began May 15, 2017. “Landowners have been waiting for…Continue Reading →