Ag Water Exchange is a forum for thoughtful exchange of ideas and information on water quality and agricultural management practices.  Please join our community and contribute to the greater advancement water quality knowledge and modern agriculture management practices.


Why conservation?
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Excerpt of Phil Hein’s history of Maple Ridge Dairy from a Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Agricultural Community Engagement On-the-Farm twilight meeting. I took a keen interest in soil conservation. We established our first conservation... Read More

How are we doing? A question worth asking.
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Conversations with David Arndt and the Rebout brothers, whose two farms make up the Discovery Farms core farm cluster in southeast Wisconsin. UW Discovery Farms is currently monitoring water quality on two farms in Rock... Read More

One farmer’s WaterWay Network experience
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Article written by Dave Olson, a member of Discovery Farms’ new online discussion forum. What Discovery Farms is doing with The WaterWay Network has a lot of promise. I enjoy reading about what other farmers... Read More

Minnesota Buffer Discussion Continues
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As the deadlines for buffer establishment approach, farmers and local SWCD technicians continue to gather information on implementation under the current law. Meanwhile, legislators are grappling with proposals to further clarify requirements and implementation details... Read More


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