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Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in in the 67 counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,880,000
Fund Source

We propose restoration and enhancement of prairie and savanna on WMA’s, SNA’s, and Native Prairie Banks in Minnesota and restoration and enhancement of bluff prairies on State Forest Land in southeast Minnesota.

Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,620,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the permanent protection of 900 acres of wetlands (225 acres) and grasslands (675 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,452,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 900 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

Recipient
Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

Recipient
Farmers, Rural Landowners, and Agricultural Supply Businesses
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000
Fund Source

The AgBMP Loan Program provides needed funding for local implementation of clean water practices at an extremely low cost, is unique in its structure and is not duplicated by any other source of funding.The AgBMP loan program provides 3% loans through local lenders to farmers, rural landowners, and agriculture supply businesses.

Recipient
Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,490
Art Project
Recipient
Danube Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Art Project
Recipient
Dassel Area Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,950
Art Project
Recipient
Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Art Project
Recipient
Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,990
Art Project
Recipient
New London Clay Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
New London Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Pioneer Public Television
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Art Project Legacy
Recipient
Prairie Winds Concert Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375
Art Project
Recipient
RiverSong Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,725
Art Project
Recipient
Dream Technical Academy - Willmar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
New London-Spicer Public Schools
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$968
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,338
Arts Organization Development
Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts Organization Development
Recipient
Minnesota "Over-60" Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,039
Arts Access
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Minnesota Orchestral Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
The Rose Ensemble
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District, Darren Newville, District Manager, darren.newville@mn.nacdnet.net (218) 631-3195 ext. 3
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,338
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,337
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$76,724
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,852
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$114,991
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has signed a Joint Powers Agreement with Wadena County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Recipient
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Community Arts Support
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$199,726
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,480
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$233,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Discovery Farms program is a farmer-led effort to gather information on soil and nutrient loss on farms in different settings across Minnesota. The mission of Discovery Farms Minnesota is to gather water quality information under real-world conditions.

Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,570,000
Fund Source

Acquire 910 acres of high priority habitats for designation as Wildlife Management Areas or Scientific & Natural Areas emphasizing Prairie Conservation Plan implementation and coordinating with partners. All lands will be open for public hunting, fishing and trapping.

Recipient
Crow River Drumline Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,805
Equip/Fac-Legacy
Recipient
Prairie Arts Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,672
Equip/Fac
Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,297
Equip/Fac-Legacy
Recipient
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Equipment/Facilities
Recipient
Saint Olaf College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,574
Folk and Traditional Arts
Recipient
Mary P. Kleven AKA MaryPat Kleven
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,990
Folk and Traditional Arts
Recipient
Maeve Winter
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
Recipient
University of Minnesota-Extension
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.