Brown SWCD News

MEET THE CANDIDATES FOR BROWN SWCD BOARD

This year, the Brown Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) has three Supervisor positions up for election.  SWCD candidates who filed for election last spring will appear on the November 3, 2020 general election ballot. Candidates are elected county wide,…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:   https://www.mda.state.mn.us/groundwater-protection-rule-webinar  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, preferably 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…Continue Reading →

FARM THE BEST & CREP THE REST

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 →