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.


The WaterWay Network creates conservation discussion
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Online Conservation Discussion for Farmers and Consultants The WaterWay Network is an online conservation discussion forum designed by UW Discovery Farms and Discovery Farms Minnesota as a place for open discussion among Minnesota and Wisconsin... Read More

Is soil health a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ question?
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Sometimes, soil health is viewed as an all or nothing proposition. When that is the case, farms or farming practices get lumped into groups with ‘good’ or ‘poor’ soil health and discussions are developed around... Read More

Sharing your agricultural conservation story
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With summer field day season approaching, farmers are frequently call upon to share their farm and conservation stories. I always encourage farmers to share, as their message is very important and more valuable described in... Read More

Discovery Farms Minnesota 2016 Data Review
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The Discovery Farms Minnesota 2016 Year in Review provides a summary of the data generated from 10 core farms with edge-of-field surface runoff and tile flow monitoring. The report is a general overview of the... Read More


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