The Ag Water Exchange blog is a place for thoughtful discussion of ideas and information on water quality and agricultural management practices.  The goal of the Ag Water Exchange is to contribute to the greater advancement water quality knowledge and modern agricultural management practices.


Why Water Matters
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  Preserving the accessibility, quality and safety of water is a top priority for farmers, business owners and community members in the Upper Sugar River Watershed. On June 26, 2018 in Verona, Wisconsin UW Discovery... Read More

Minnesota’s Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast website
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The Minnesota Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast (RRAF) system is a tool developed by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the National Weather Service (NWS). It is designed to help farmers and commercial applicators determine the... Read More

Discovery Farms Minnesota 2017 Year in Review
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The Discovery Farms Minnesota 2017 Year in Review provides a summary of the data generated from 9 core farms with edge-of-field surface runoff and tile flow monitoring. The report is a general overview of the... Read More

Lessons Learned from Spring Creek Farms
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Discovery Farms Minnesota has published a new report titled, Lessons Learned from Spring Creek Farms: How no-till management influences water quality in East-Central Minnesota. Below is a summary of the findings of the project, details of the study... Read More


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