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Cannon Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) Nitrogen Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,806
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Cannon River Watershed Partnership
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2019
End Date
December 2021
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Rice
Rice
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,806
Number of full time equivalents funded
.16
Project Overview

This project will assess the ability of using cover crops as a best management practice to reduce nitrate leaching loss from corn and soybean acres. This contract provides funding for the coordination, outreach and field work to support implementation of the Cannon River Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) nitrogen strategy (cover crop application) in Rice Creek. Funding for the actual best management practice (BMP)cost-sharing has been secured via other sources.

Project Details
Project Manager
First Name
Alan
Last Name
Kraus
Organization Name
Cannon River Watershed Partnership
Street Address
8997 Eaves Ave
City
Northfield
State
MN
Zip Code
55057
Phone
(507) 786-3913