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.


What’s in that silver box?

Eric Cooley If you have ever driven by a Discovery Farms water quality monitoring site, you have likely seen our signature silver box that often sticks out like a sore thumb on the landscape.... Read More

What happened to spring?

Is it just me or are we not allowed to have a spring anymore? This year marks another year of late snowfalls, cold temperatures and delayed planting. In fact, on May 19, only 35% of... Read More

7th Annual UW Discovery Farms Conference

Register today for the 7th Annual UW Discovery Farms Conference set to be held on December 12, 2018 at the Glacier Canyon Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Farmers, crop consultants, agency personnel and anyone... Read More

New Life for Old Flood Structure

Kevin Kuehner – Root River Field to Stream Partnership – Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Fillmore SWCD New life has been restored to a 1950s era flood retention structure (E3) in the Crystal Creek Watershed.... Read More


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