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2017 Successes from the Field

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You asked, we listened. Success stories directly from the field related to topics farmers and landowners care about: what works for cover crops in my county, how can I improve my woodlands, what’s available to help pollinators, how can I heal my soil and help my water quality, and more. You’ll find answers in these stories,
from farmers and landowners who successfully partner with NRCS to receive assistance in putting conservation
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Dane County Jerome and Jackie




Dane County: Century Farm Restores Woodlands, Savanna and Trout Stream
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Walworth Pasture Walk

Walworth County: 16th Annual Prairie Walk Returns to Its Roots
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Hilgarts Wisconsin Rapids








Wood County: Central Wisconsin Family Farms Diverse and Sustainable
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Eau Claire Butterfly SuccessEau Claire County: If you build it (habitat), they will come.
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Durand Streambank Success








Pepin County: Partnering to Restore Fall Creek
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Juneau Cover Crop Success








Dodge County: A Leader in Conservation
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Portage Success


Columbia County: EQIP Helps Yorkshire Rose Farm Grazing Sheep
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Barron SS Success








Barron County:
Thinking Outside
the Box

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West Bend SuccessWashington County: Grazing for Soil Health
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Fond du Lac, Dawn and Richard SlagerFond du Lac County: Produce With a Purpose
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Fond du Lac, frost seeding clover close-up.Fond du Lac County: Frost Seeding Clover?
It Works!

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Oconto County, Jim Mahoney and Jeff Maroszek evaluate corn.Oconto County: Double Duty Cover Crop Boosts Yields
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Polk County, emptying the pit for the last time.Polk County:
Pit be Gone

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Jackson CountyJackson County: Local Producer Talks Organic Transition and Pastures
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Green LakeGreen Lake County: Decades of Conservation
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Richland SuccessRichland County: The Ridge & Valleys of Richland County
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Burnett County








Burnett County: Surface and Groundwater Protection Efforts Pay Off
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Vernon County








Vernon County: EQIP Assists in Restoring Stream Function
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Success Story








Oneida County: Family Fishing Day Promotes Conservation Education
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Monroe County:
Sinkhole Treatment -
A Groundwater Protection Practice

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Success StoryKewaunee County: For the Uncommon Love of Backyard Bats
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Iowa County: Beef Producers Use EQIP and a "Razor" to Improve Pastures
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ellsworth success








Pierce County: A "Honey of a Program"
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merrill success








Lincoln County: Early Successional Habitat in Aspen Stands
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Baraboo  story








Sauk County: RCPP Reduces Erosion in the Baraboo River Watershed
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St Croix story








St. Croix County: Students Plant Seeds to Benefit Pollinators
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Green Bay story








Brown County: Rotational Grazing Affords Easy Profits, Less Work
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Success in the Field








Rock County: Volunteer Efforts Restore Habitat for Rare Species
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Success in the Field









Green County: Waste Separation and Soil Health Benefits
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Success in the Field







Clark County: No-Till Dairy Farming
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Successes in Oshkosh, Wis.Winnebago County: Farmers See Benefit
of No-Till
and Cover Crops

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high tunnels and hoop houses








Ashland County: High Tunnels Take Hold in Northern Wisconsin
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Taylor County: Planning is Key to Grazier's Success
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RhinelanderVilas County Forestry:
A Place of Solitude

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