For the last 4 years, the Madison, Minnesota United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Lac Qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has planted and maintained a perennial People’s Garden.
Richard and Dolores Mauch, Big Stone County were honored by State Climatologist, Greg Spoden with the Minnesota DNR for their thirty-five years of their generous time and attention to the weather. In addition, the Mauch family has served as Earth Team Volunteers.
Don't forget to check over the content of your conservation plan.
As you move ahead with your spring planting plans for 2014 remember to take time to check over the content of your conservation plan.
If you are considering installing, improving or modifying existing drainage, make sure that you stop by the local Farm Service Agency Office (FSA) to update the AD-1026 form (Highly Erodible Land and Wetland Conservation Certification).
Beekeepers in Minnesota are losing unprecedented numbers of honey bee hives each year.
Celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 2014
2014 Farm Bill
Minnesota Earth Team
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