Assessment of Irrigation Efficiencies in Benton County

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$431,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Benton
Morrison
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 04h
Appropriation Language

$431,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Benton Soil and Water Conservation District to develop and implement a decision support system to increase irrigation efficiencies and provide outreach on irrigation best management practices. Software developed with this appropriation must be available in the public domain. Project efforts should be coordinated with the Department of Natural Resources. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$431,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Gerry
Last Name
Maciej
Organization Name
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
Street Address
14 Second Ave W
City
Foley
State
MN
Zip Code
56329
Phone
(320) 968-5300
Email
gerry@soilandwater.org